Professional Writing Program consists of two 5-week online courses: Advanced Grammar for Self-Editing and Advanced Writing and Composing. These courses are for Intermediate to Advanced level non-native speakers of English. They both meet
100% online. Choose one course that best fits your needs, or take both for a complete 10-week writing
Advanced Grammar for
Self-Editing focuses on improving your use of advanced grammar and punctuation, with instructor guidance on
finding and correcting errors in your own writing.
and composing focuses on
organizing and expanding your writing, using supporting details, and creating
effective introduction and conclusion paragraphs.
Both courses are led by
the Tutorium’s highly trained ESL instructors.
Students use a password to log onto the course website (https://blackboard.uic.edu) and view
assignments, listen to lectures, join class
discussions and access instructor feedback.
Feb. 14 - Mar. 21
Apr. 4 - May 9
May 23 - June 27
July 11 - Aug. 15
Aug. 29 - Oct. 3
Oct. 17 - Nov. 21
$350 ($300 for UIC members
and returning students)
Tuition includes all class materials.
The registration deadline
is one week before classes begin. Late registration is possible if space
permits. You can register for the course and pay your tuition on our secure website.
Not sure which course you should take? Email Terrie Byrne at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 312.996.8999 for more information.