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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.

ELC Student Handbook

To help you better understand the ELC, we have provided important information in this student handbook.

ELC Orientation

View or download the ELC’s materials from ISSS student orientations.

Pronoun Guide

This guide was developed as a supplement to What Should I Call YOU: Faculty Modeling Vanderbilt’s Commitment to Gender Inclusivity and Awareness by the Vanderbilt University Faculty Senate Gender Inclusivity Task Force with input from LGBTQI Life.

How to Avoid Plagiarism

This iBook gives a brief overview of what plagiarism might mean at Vanderbilt University based on cases that have been viewed as plagiarism.

Download How to Avoid Plagiarism from the ELC’s VU e-Innovations page.

English for Academic Purposes

In this slide deck, we have mapped out the use of the English for Academic Purposes approach we use in our courses.

Supplement to Strong Inside

This Supplement to Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South helps individuals read a text on an unfamiliar topic and internalize relevant themes from the story.