The ELI is collaborating with programs across the UChicago campus to provide one-on-one writing support to international students.
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The ESL Writing Specialist can:
- discuss the specifications of an upcoming writing assignment
- assist in selecting the appropriate wording/phrasing
- indicate grammar and punctuation errors
- provide tips on producing greater sentence variety
- identify instances of ambiguity
- comment on an essay’s organization and information flow
- provide tips on including North American stylistic features to an essay
- help evaluate and integrate sources / cited literature
- discuss voice, formality, and tone of an essay
- provide self-editing tips and direct students to helpful writing resources
NOTE: The ESL Writing Specialist is not permitted to edit student work directly.