The Language and Writing Studio in UH 1650

The Language and Writing Studio on the 16th floor of UH can assist foreign language students with the following:
For 100-level language courses, you can meet with a

language coach


For major/minor writing courses
, level 200 and up, you can meet with a

language-specific writing coach


Language and writing coaches offer 30-minute, one-on-one sessions.
See schedules below for days, times, and available coaches. A "W" next to the person's name indicates a designated writing coach.

Schedule of available coaches by language:


NOTE
: Sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You cannot register or sign up. The schedules above are only to let you know when coaches are available.

What our language and writing coaches CAN do:

  • Help you organize a writing assignment
  • Give you feedback on the clarity of your thesis
  • Offer tips on genre-specific language use and word choices
What our language and writing coaches CANNOT do:
  • Correct or proofread your paper
What YOU should do to get the most out of your session:
  • Prepare specific questions.
  • Bring your book, workbook, or paper.
  • Bring a copy of the assignment.
  • In short, Come prepared.

Tips for writing in a foreign language 

Learn what fellow students find challenging about writing in a foreign language and how they have become good writers.


Listen to UIC professors and learn which difficulties they faced when writing in a foreign language and what advice they have for students.