English Language Institute - Academic Writing Center

FAQ

 

No. Appointments are free for all faculty, staff, and student at King Abdulaziz University.
Consultations are currently based on tutor availability. Please check the schedule online for availability..
You can fill out an online form, send us an email, or stop-by the center.

Any member of the university community who wishes to have good feedback on a piece of their writing! We understand that you may not have a draft ready. We can also help you with your ideas for your article or paper.;

 

A consultation will help you to see the areas of your writing that may not be communicating as effectively as you would like them to. You are welcome to ask for feedback on content, meaning, and readability. Have a journal article idea and need someone to bounce ideas off of ? A consultation is a place for you to work with a tutor to come up with ideas or outlines for articles.

 

Questions, questions, questions! A consultation is you with a tutor discussing your work through a series of questions and answers. Come with your questions ready for the tutor and get the most out of your experience.

We work with writers during any stage of their writing process. In other words, bring your journal description, your assignment instructions, your ideas, questions, notes, and the results of brainstorming sessions. If you have a draft, print it and bring it with you or bring your laptop. We cannot accommodate flash drives.

 

No. If you ask, tutors will point out areas on your paper where you have made grammar or syntax mistakes; however, they will not correct them. They will help you find resources to help you understand your grammatical errors so that you can continue to improve your writing.
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