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FREN 102: Beginning French: Grammar & Writing

Resources for your oral presentations!

Sound Writing


Sound Writing is the official writing handbook on campus, written by student writing advisors and specifically tailored to the needs of Puget Sound students and their faculty.

In addition to supporting the development of successful academic writing skills, Sound Writing also includes sections on research methods, writing in the disciplines, and more.

Sound Writing provides help with three citation styles: MLA, APA, and Chicago (notes & bibliography).

Current Edition: 2020

Get Help at CWL

The Center for Writing & Learning (CWL), located in Howarth 109, offers students opportunities to get help on all aspects of the writing process.  Services include:

  • Writing Advisors who are selected through a rigorous application process and who are specially trained to help students get started on a paper, organize their thoughts, or improve their editing skills.
  • Peer Tutors in a wide range of subjects who are nominated by professors in their disciplines and who are specially trained to help students individually or in small groups.
  • Language Partners who work with multilingual students to help them navigate the conventions and quirks of academic English writing.
  • Academic Consultants who are specially trained to help students improve their time management skills, organization, study skills, and test-taking strategies.

Your French Tutor

Did you know there is a French tutor at the Center for Writing & Learning? Subject tutors are nominated by professors in their disciplines and are specially trained to help students individually or in small groups. Practice your presentation with your French tutor!

Greta Sheve '22
French Tutor
Hours at CWLT: Sun Noon-1pm (French Drop-In) & 1-2pm, M 4-6pm, Tu 8-9pm, W 2-4pm

Check out Greta's bio for more information!

Get Help at CSEA

The Center for Speech and Effective Advocacy, located in Jones 204, provides a collaborative space to practice and refine the skills of public speaking, argumentation, advocacy, and persuasion.

Trained peer speech consultants are available by appointment to assist students and faculty members with every aspect of learning and teaching oral communication skills.

Many additional resources can be found on the Center's web page.