Tutorium in Intensive English

Intensive English Program

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English for International Professionals Series

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This course focuses on developing an effective public and personal speaking style for American social, business, and academic contexts. Students review essential pronunciation concepts and learn strategies for effectively communicating information and opinions. This course helps participants feel more comfortable and confident in social and public speaking situations.

During this course, students will:

  • Review and practice key pronunciation concepts essential for effective communication
  • Practice techniques for monitoring and controlling rate, volume, tone and register
  • Learn to organize and deliver complex information
  • Practice and receive feedback on short and extended presentations in a variety of American cultural contexts
  • Build confidence in impromptu speaking situations
  • Receive video and audio evaluations from experienced instructors in small classes

When and Where

Wednesday Course
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
At our main office, 1333 S, Halsted

Summer 2014
July 2 - Aug. 20
Fall 2014
Sep. 24 - Nov. 12
$440 ($400 for UIC faculty, staff and students)
Tuition includes all class materials.

Saturday Course
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
In Addams Hall, on UIC south campus

Summer 2014
June 21 - Aug. (7 weeks)
Fall 2014
Sep. 20 - Nov. 8 (8 weeks)
Summer Fee
$385 ($350 for UIC faculty, staff and students)
Fall Fee
$440 ($400 for UIC faculty, staff and students)
Tuition includes all class materials.

The registration deadline is one week before classes begin. Late registration is possible if there is space. We limit class size, so please register early.

For more information email Terrie Byrne at tbyrn2@uic.edu or call 312.996.8999.

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