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The Challenge of Using Prepositions

Grammar Hour topic: Prepositions Prepositions are one of the hardest concepts for English language learners because there are no hard and fast rules about how prepositions can be used across the board. Most rules are specific to one or two words, and often, there are multiple prepositions that you can use with one word, but each […]

Grammar Hour Returns!

We are excited to announce that, due to popular demand, Grammar Hour is back this semester! Lani Furbank, the ELLS peer educator, will spend an hour each week answering grammar questions and leading a mini-workshop about a specific grammar concept. Modals: May I learn more? Last week, we discussed the use of modals. The word modals […]

Great day in the morning!

by Kristen Shrewsbury Writing – the MWC is a group that brings people together for many reasons and at many stages as writers.  I am consistently surprised about how my students get here and what they want to do.  This morning I am happy to have a native English speaker here, a bilingual student who […]

together again

By Kristen Shrewsbury I check my phone for the time and see a text from Ahmad, “I am running 10 minutes late.”  Rain and late busses don’t touch my good mood: we are writing today.  Pulling up the blog site, checking over the posts from last semester, I find myself grinning and giddy.  I have […]