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English Language Center Resources

The Vanderbilt University English Language Center (ELC) develops resources to support our students and campus initiatives. If you have comments or questions about new or existing resources please contact us.

Academic English Guides

Get practical guides that help you succeed at VU by improving your understanding of Academic English and American culture.

Commons Readings

Download supplements to VU’s annual Commons Readings to help you read a text on an unfamiliar topic and internalize relevant themes.

ELC Student Handbook

Read the ELC’s student handbook to find important information and better understand the ELC.

ELC Orientation

Access the ELC’s materials from student orientations.