English Language Resources

RESOURCE

PROGRAMS

Contact Information

William & Mary Writing Resources Center

William & Mary's Writing Resources Center, located on the main floor of Swem Library, offers both writing and oral communication assistance to members of the university community at no charge.

Prof. Sharon Zuber, Director

Writing Resources Center, Swem Library, First Floor(757) 221-3925
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William & Mary Graduate Center

 

The Conversation Partner Program is an opportunity for native and nonnative English speakers to meet informally and discuss topics of mutual interest.  For nonnative English speakers, CPP is an opportunity to meet Americans, learn more about American culture, and practice everyday spoken English.

 

The Graduate Center offers various college courses and workshops to help graduate students improve their English.  Some of the courses offered include “English Conversation and Pronunciation” and “Academic Writing.”

(Priority is given to Arts & Sciences graduate students)

M. Lee Alexander, ESL Program Manager

Arts & Sciences Graduate Center
(757) 221-1876
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William & Mary Department of English

Marlene Davis from the Dept. of English offers one course per semester that is designed for international students.  Her classes emphasize writing, careful reading, research, and speaking.  In her classes, students read from an anthology of international writers and from various travel literature.

Marlene Davis, Lecturer

Department of English

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W&M Tribe Tutor Zone

The Tribe TutorZone is a place where peer tutors provide low-fee tutoring services in many subjects.

Students who need assistance with the use of English in their courses can select “English 2nd Language” tutors.

A 55-minute tutoring session fee is $10.00, charged to your student account.

Swem Library, First Floor

 

 

Literacy For Life

Literacy for Life provides individualized, one-to-one tutoring for adults in reading, writing, and math, as well as English for speakers of other languages and GED instruction. Small groups, classes and an on-site computer lab are also available. All tutoring is offered at no charge.

Literacy For Life

The College of William and Mary
301 Monticello Avenue
Williamsburg, VA  23187
(757) 221-3325
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College
Partnership for Adult Learners (CPALs)

CPALs is a William & Mary student-run organization that offers free English language classes for the local community.  Classes meet at 7:30p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday evening in Morton Hall, Room 202. 

cpalearners@gmail.com


Williamsburg-James City Public Schools Adult Education Program

The Adult Education program offers free ESOL class.

 

Dr. Sue Mansfield
(757) 603-6532.

 

 

Suggested English & Communication courses

Fall 2014

Course

Instructor

Writing for Non-Native Speakers - WRIT 101A

Beverley Peterson, Lecturer

Department of English

bcpeterson@wm.edu

Writers on Writing – ENGL 150W (Freshmen Seminar)

Prof. Sharon Zuber

Department of English

slzube@wm.edu

Fundamentals of Oral Communications – SPCH 102

Michele R. King, Instructor

Department of Theater, Speech & Dance

mrking@wm.edu

 

Public Speaking –

SPCH 201

Barbara A. Bauer, Instructor

Department of Theater, Speech & Dance

babaue@wm.edu

 

Michele R. King, Instructor

Department of Theater, Speech & Dance

mrking@wm.edu

David Alan Gosser, Instructor

Department of Theater, Speech & Dance

dagosser@wm.edu