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Cypress/Fairbanks English Tutoring

English Tutoring Hours

See the detailed Tutoring Schedule for LSC-Fairbanks Center or LSC-Cypress Center for subject-specific schedules.

General Information

Cypress Center’s English Tutors cover a wide array of subject areas, as it relates to reading and writing. The following subjects fall under the umbrella of English.

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • History
  • Government
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy

Tutoring Center’s English Guidelines

Our goal is to assist students in developing their academic writing skills.

  • Students should bring any written assignments guidelines, notes and/or drafts to their sessions.
  • Students should plan to come in for tutoring at least one day before the assignment due date.
  • Students should arrive at least five minutes early for their session in order to sign in and fill out forms.

What Our Tutors Will Do

  • Help you understand your assignment
  • Help you set goals for your writing
  • Help you brainstorm ideas for your essay
  • Help you identify your audience
  • Help you outline and draft your paper
  • Help you identify areas for possible improvement
  • Help you understand an instructor’s comments on graded papers
  • Help you learn proofreading techniques
  • Help you improve your general writing or reading skills

What Our Tutors Will Not Do

  • Write your paper
  • Proofread or correct your paper
  • Develop ideas for your paper
  • Estimate the grade for your
  • Do research for your paper
  • Take the responsibility for finding all the mistakes in your paper
  • Tell you what or how to write

Resources

The Writing Center Resource Page

Prewriting

Outlining

The Thesis

Sentence Types

Guide to Grammar & Writing

Lone Star “How To” page