Workshops


The English Center offers workshops throughout the semester on a variety of topics to assist language learners in college. We encourage students across the curriculum at S.D. City College to attend.

   
Spring 2018 Workshops: 

     

Workshops in L-209

Week 3
Wednesday, February: 14: 3:00 – 3:30PM - Active Reading for Academia with Prof. Brown
Thursday, February 15: 12:45 – 1:30PM - Proofreading Some ESL Writing Errors, Part I with Prof. Kovach - time change

Week 4
Thursday, February 22: 1:00 – 2:00PM - Eighth Edition of Modern Language Association (MLA) Style with Prof. Kovach - cancelled
Thursday, February 22: 3:00 – 3:30PM – The Parts of Speech with Prof. Brown

Week 5
Wednesday, February 28: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Paragraph Development, Part I with Prof. Brown
Thursday, March 1: 1:00 – 2:00PM - Semicolons with Prof. Kovach

Week 6
Thursday, March 8: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Troubleshooting Verbs with Prof. Brown

Week 7
Wednesday, March 14: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Sentence Structure with Prof. Brown
Thursday, March 15: 1:00 – 2:00PM - Hasty Generalizations about Punctuation with Prof. Kovach

Week 8
Thursday, March 22: 1:00 – 2:00PM - Proofreading Some ESL Writing Errors, Part II with Prof. Kovach

Week 9
Wednesday, April 4: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Essay Development with Prof. Brown
Thursday, April 5: 1:00 – 2:00PM - Sixth Edition of American Psychological Association (APA) Style with Prof. Kovach

Week 10
Thursday, April 12: 1:00 – 2:00PM – Conjunctions with Prof. Kovach
Thursday, April 12: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Troubleshooting Pronouns with Prof. Brown

Week 11
Wednesday, April 18: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Thesis Development with Prof. Brown
Thursday, April 19: 1:00 – 2:00PM – Transitions with Prof. Kovach

Week 12
Thursday, April 26: 1:00 – 2:00PM – Works-Cited Entries in the Eighth Edition of MLA Style with Prof. Kovach
Thursday, April 26: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Troubleshooting Punctuation with Prof. Brown

Week 13
Wednesday – May 2: 3:00 – 3:30PM – The Research Process with Prof. Brown
Thursday, May 3: 1:00 – 2:00PM – Proofreading Some ESL Writing Errors, Part III with Prof. Kovach

Week 14
Thursday, May 10: 1:00 – 2:00PM – Restrictive and Non-Restrictive Clauses with Prof. Kovach
Thursday, May 10: 3:00 – 3:30PM – Paragraph Development, Part II with Prof. Brown

Week 15
Thursday, May 17: 1:00 – 2:00PM – Hyphens with Prof. Kovach

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ESOL & Basic Skills Workshops in the ESOL Lab ~ AH-206

ESOL and Basic Skills workshops are offered throughout the semester on a variety of topics to assist our San Diego City College language-learners and academic writers.  These workshops will be presented by Professor Walsh and other faculty members who specialize in English language skills and academic writing development.

We will present the following workshops this semester:

Wednesday February 14th – 3:00-4:00pm ~ Note-Taking Skills

Wednesday February 21st – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Preparing for & Taking Tests & In-Class Essays - time change

Monday February 26th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Writing Professional Emails

Wednesday February 28th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Increasing Academic Vocabulary

Wednesday, March 7th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Subjects & Subject-Verb Agreement

Wednesday, March 14th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Revising Paragraphs & Essays

Monday, March 19th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Revising Paragraphs & Essays

Wednesday April 4th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Using Present & Past Verb Tenses in Academic Writing

Wednesday April 11th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Using Present Perfect in Academic Writing

Monday April 16th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Using Future Tense in Academic Writing

Wednesday April 25th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Using Gerunds & Infinitives in Academic Writing

Wednesday May 2nd – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Using Articles With or Without Nouns

Wednesday May 9th – 3:30-4:30pm ~ Using Commas & Capitalization

Important:

          We may offer additional workshops to this schedule.
          Any changes to this schedule will be posted in the ESOL Lab AH-206 & English Center L-209.