Language Tutoring in UH 1650 


We offer FREE language tutoring for students enrolled in our courses.

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:

: 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.