Foreign Languages and Literatures Writing Assistance Program

Frequently Asked Questions

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1. Why come to the FL writing assistance program?

The FL Writing Assistance Program was designed to help students develop their foreign language writing skills. If you are having problems with your writing assignments, or if you simply want to hone your foreign language writing skills, this program is for you!

Specialized tutors are ready to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, and become more proficient in your foreign language writing skills.

2. What happens in a session?

A session at the FL Writing Assistance Program typically lasts twenty-five minutes. Based on a sample of your writing (a homework assignment, a composition draft, etc.), the tutor will help you pinpoint aspects of your writing that may need further development. Together, you will determine priorities, and begin work on resolving any identified issues.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our tutors will not edit or proofread your paper.

3. What do I need to bring to a session?

Please bring the following:

  • A sample of your writing (ideally, a draft of an upcoming assignment).
  • Your textbook
  • A bilingual dictionary

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