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Winter Mini-Term Courses
Dec. 2 - Dec. 19, 2013

These classes are open to non-native English speakers age 19 or older. They are not limited to UIC students.

Registration
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 EIPS website:

Complete registration and pay tuition on paytie.com

Course Offerings

Monday/Wednesday

Introduction to Conversation Skills
Mon./Wed. 1 - 3 p.m. (Dec. 2 - Dec. 18)
Designed for beginner level speakers of English. Offers instruction and guided practice in everyday conversation skills and survival English.
Fee: $400 ($375 for TIE and UIC community)

Introduction to Reading Skills for TOEFL and IELTS
Mon./Wed. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Dec. 2 - Dec. 18)
Designed for beginner to low-intermediate level learners. Practice with techniques for increasing reading speed and comprehension for the reading portions of the Academic IELTS and TOEFL iBT. Students learn test-taking strategies and ways to increase their academic vocabulary.
Fee: $400 ($375 for TIE and UIC community)

Vocabulary and Grammar for Conversation
Mon./Wed. 1 - 3 p.m. (Dec. 2 - Dec. 18)
Designed for intermediate learners. Covers important conversation phrases and grammar structures. Includes practice with functions such as asking for advice, saying "No" politely, offering help, and making suggestions. 
Fee: $400 ($375 for TIE and UIC community)

Speaking and Writing Skills for the TOEFL iBT
Mon./Wed. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Dec. 2 - Dec. 18)
Designed for intermediate to advanced learners. Practice with understanding and responding to the types of speaking and writing prompts used in the TOEFL iBT. Students receive individualized feedback and instruction on how to improve their spoken and written responses to test questions. 
Fee: $400 ($375 for TIE and UIC community)

Tuesday/Thursday

Beginner Grammar and Writing Workshop
Tues./Thurs. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Dec. 3 - Dec. 19)
Designed for beginner level students. Offers explanation and practice with grammar concepts necessary for everyday communication. Students complete short in-class writing assignments and receive individualized feedback.
Fee: $400 ($375 for TIE and UIC community)

IELTS Preparation Course
Tues./Thurs. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Dec. 3 - Dec. 19)
Designed for intermediate to advanced level learners to help prepare them for the Academic IELTS test. Students practice with techniques for improving test-taking strategies for all sections of the test and receive individualized feedback. Note: This class meets for 4 hours twice a week.
Fee: $800 ($775 for TIE and UIC community)

For more information, e-mail Terrie Byrne at tbyrn2@uic.edu or call (312) 996-8999.

We limit the class size, so register early.



 
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