In addition to tutoring, the English Center offers services for students to supplement their learning needs. What can you do exactly? You can access:

  • Workshops - Attend live workshops through Zoom that are relevant to your academic needs
  • English Center Worksheets - Review worksheets and handouts tutors use during sessions
  • Recommended Sites - Access helpful websites on Modern Language Association (MLA) or American Psychological Association (APA) formatted writing


Note: Workshops are added often, so check back soon!

Date Time Title Presenter
9/9/21 3-4 PM Academic Reading Skills Andrew
9/11/21 9:30-10:30 AM Academic Reading Skills for English Learners Emmanuel
9/15/21 2-3 PM Outlining Essays Alex
9/18/21 9:30-10:30 AM Academic Writing Skills for English Learners Emmanuel
9/22/21 2-3 PM Developing the Strong Thesis Andres
9/25/21 9:30-10:30 AM What is Plagiarism? for English Learners Emmanuel
9/29/21 2-3 PM Sentence Types Fartoon
10/2/21 9:30-10:30 AM Writing and Improving Paragraphs Emmanuel
10/7/21 2-3 PM MLA Essay Structure Arleen
10/9/21 9:30-10:30 AM Verb Tense Consistency Emmanuel
10/13/21 2-3 PM The Research Process Xenia
10/16/21 9:30-10:30 AM Sentence Types Emmanuel
10/20/21 2-3 PM MLA Citation Usage Allison
10/23/21 9:30-10:30 AM Subject-Verb Agreement Emmanuel
10/23/21 11 AM-12 PM Using Capitalization Properly in Academic Writing Prof. Walsh
10/27/21 4-5 PM Avoiding Run-ons and Fragments Rafee
10/28/21 2-3 PM Dialogue Fartoon
10/30/21 9:30-10:30 AM Gerunds and Infinitives Emmanuel
10/30/21 11 AM-12 PM Writing a Narrative: The Art of Telling a Good Story Prof. Walsh
11/3/21 2-3 PM Paragraph Development Claudia
11/4/21 6-7 PM Punctuation Usage in Academic Citations Prof. Brown
11/6/21 9:30-10:30 AM Active and Passive Voice Emmanuel
11/6/21 11 AM-12 PM Using Commas and Semicolons Properly in Academic Writing Prof. Walsh
11/10/21 2-3 PM Revising and Reflecting on the Process Andres
11/13/21 9:30-10:30 AM Revising and Editing Emmanuel
11/13/21 11 AM-12 PM Writing Strong Argumentative Essays to Persuade Prof. Walsh
11/17/21 4-5 PM Comma Usage Rafee
11/18/21 6-7 PM MLA / APA Essay Format in GoogleDocs Prof. Brown
11/20/21 11 AM-12 PM Using Quotes and Paraphrases in Academic Writing Prof. Walsh
12/1/21 2-3 PM Research Basics: Developing a Question/Finding Sources Nohea
12/2/21 6-7 PM Summarization in Academic Writing Prof. Brown
12/4/21 11 AM-12 PM Using MLA In-Text Citations in Academic Writing Prof. Walsh
12/11/21 10:30 AM-11:20 AM Some Frequent Uses of Commas Prof. Kovach
12/11/21 11:30 AM-12:20 PM How to Edit Some Common ELAC Writing Errors Prof. Kovach

English Center Worksheets

This list contains all the English Center worksheets tutors use while helping students. They can be accessed on the English Center Canvas Page under the Student Resources module. If you need further help on specific topics listed here, be sure to work with a tutor!

Basic Skills

These worksheets are focused on the specific needs of City College students in the following courses:

English 013A 
English 021
English 031 
English 047A

College Essays.pdf

How to Develop Ideas in Paragraphs.pdf

How to Read Critically.pdf

Introductions and Conclusions.pdf

Paragraph Basics.pdf

Thesis Basics.pdf


These worksheets are designed for use by City College students in any course.

Comma Placement.pdf

Pronoun Case.pdf

Pronouns and Antecedents.pdf

Run-On Sentences.pdf

Sentence Fragments.pdf

Subject-Verb Agreement.pdf

Verb Tense and Consistency.pdf

Transfer Level

These worksheets are focused on the writing needs of City College students in courses that are transferable to four-year institutions, such as, but not limited to:

Chicano Studies 141
English 101
English 105
English 205
English 208
History 109

...and more!

How to Use Citations.pdf

How to Use Research in Essays.pdf

How to Write a Strong Thesis.pdf

Research Basics.pdf

The Well-Developed Paragraph.pdf

Recommended Sites

Click a topic below to find out more information on what you're looking for.
Courtesy of Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL)

MLA Format Information
APA Format Information