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Resources For Multilingual Writers

The Writing Center staff includes several tutors who specialize in teaching writing to students whose strongest language is not English. Multilingual writers should come in during the many walk-in and appointment times when these specialist tutors are available in order to receive the best possible assistance.

For students in English 121: To provide you with the best possible assistance, you must work with our specialist tutors only, during their appointment hours. Call (865) 974-2611 or stop by the Writing Center to make appointments.

We maintain a list of people who edit theses and dissertations on a private, fee basis (outside of the Writing Center). For more information, come to the Writing Center or contact us at (865) 974-2611 or

For more information on English Department’s ESL program, see Learning English as a Second Language ¬†and Teaching English as a Second Language.

Coming soon: Additional resources for multilingual writers.