Appendix C: Writing Supports for EAP/ESL Learners

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Section Overview

The following appendix is intended to support learners whose first language may not be English or for those who need a review of key concepts in the English language for academic purposes.

Additional Writing Resources

Fundamentals of English Usage and Writing

Guide to Writing: A Style Guide 

This writing style guide covers the fundamentals of English usage and writing. It includes sections on grammar and mechanics, editing, formatting, academic citation and research documentation, including the latest MLA and APA style guidelines.

This guide is primarily based on material from Lumen Learning’s English Composition I: Process-Based course and Joe Schall’s Style for Students, with supplemental videos by David Rheinstrom from Khan Academy’s Grammar.


This section has been adapted from the following source:

Writing for Success from the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative, which is made available under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license


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