Some tips for doing well in ESL 53 B Writing/Grammar (#
S T A Y O N C O U R S E!
Get organized: get a three ring notebook to store essays, journals articles, handouts
etc.; get a package of three hole notebook paper for journal articles; get a 2001
calendar; plan your study schedule and note when homework assignments, essays and projects
Come to class EVERY day.
Be on time.
Be an active participant in class discussions
Turn in assignments on the day they are due.
Write at least a page a day (Copy a few paragraphs from an article. Then read the
article that you copied aloud.)
Form study groups
Complete Sentence Skills exercises early
Finish 10 hours of work in the Writing Center
Work on grammar exercises
Participate in grammar workshops
Use the free private tutoring services
Use the tutoring services on the second floor (West Wing) of the Library
Use the ESL Computerized Reading programs (West Wing)
Join extra curricular clubs at El Camino
Make new friends and participate in school activities
Remember, "A successful person is an ordinary person who does extraordinary
things." (YOU can choose to be successful
Believe in Yourself!
"Never, never, never give up!" (Winston Churchill)