Center for English Language Acquisition and Culture

Graduate Tutoring

CELAC offers tutoring sessions for new or returning international and Generation 1.5 graduate students at Saint Peter’s University. These individualized sessions are available Monday-Friday and are free of charge. Although sessions will be catered towards students’ needs, some possible objectives and resources are listed below.

Course Objectives

  • Familiarize students with graduate-level requirements and expectations in reading and writing
  • Improve students’ academic vocabulary comprehension and production
  • Review organizational patterns of academic texts as well as formatting conventions including APA and MLA styles
  • Develop students’ ability to research and select appropriate sources for writing at a graduate level
  • Review reading strategies for successfully managing a graduate-level workload
  • Practice pronunciation and presentation skills
  • Familiarize students with research and writing resources available on campus including library databases, CELAC, and the CALL Center


Please contact Professor Goldsmith at or 201-761-6183 to set up an appointment.