Department of English Language and Literature

Composition for Multilingual Students Program

The Composition for Multilingual Students Program serves SF State students who are multilingual speakers and language learners of English. The program offers courses that fulfill SFSU’s graduation requirements for written and oral communication. Courses are taught by instructors who are experienced in designing and teaching academic writing, grammar and speech courses to multilingual students.

Faculty Profile: Troi Carleton

English Tutoring Center

The English Tutoring Center (ETC) provides academic support to undergraduate students enrolled in English composition courses. If you have questions about tutoring, Early Start English, ENG 104/105, or ENG 114, please visit their website to learn more. 

Looking for advising help? Please visit the Advising Resource Center online for more information.

News & Updates

Call for letters: Summer Star

The English Department’s Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committees invite letters from students...

Jennifer Arin Throws Out Old Grammar Books, Wins Teaching Award

Faculty member uses hands-on methods to be sure that students are engaged and learning.


HERA Conference Call for Papers

The 2017 HERA conference, 1-4 March 2017 in San Diego, will be held at the historic Westgate...