The English Department has a wide range of courses specifically designed to help students improve their not only their writing skills, but also their reading, vocabulary and critical thinking.
This semester's online LAVC schedule of classes will give you crucial information on our current Composition offerings.
The tutors at the Writing Center, in Humanities 101, are there to help you get higher grades on all of your compositions and other LAVC written work.
Some of our composition classes are offered on-line. Click here to learn more about Virtual Valley.
There are several composition course offered each semester through the VCAP Program, which offers accelerated courses on evenings and weekends.
The Puente Program has courses in composition for those interested in Latino cultures and issues.
There is a lot of help out there on the web for students working to improve their written English. Here's a place to get started.
Did you know that one of the best ways to improve your writing is to increase the amount of material you read? Click here to see a list of recommended books to read for self-improvement and fun.
There are several essay contests each semester for students who write outstanding essays in English 28, 101, 102, and 103.