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English language tutoring

UTK’s English Language Institute is now offering English language tutoring (1:1 or for small groups) for international faculty, staff and students who need help or support with the English language. These services are available for UTK personnel at $35/hour for students and $50/hour for faculty and visiting scholars. Services include support for the following:

·      Report/Proposal writing

·      Academic writing

·      Quotation, paraphrase, citation, and avoidance of plagiarism

·      Understanding and using English structure/grammar

·      Reading comprehension and/or reading speed improvement

·      Academic listening comprehension skills

·      Academic culture counseling/support

·      Improving English pronunciation

·      Increasing spoken fluency

Initial consultation, preferably in person or if necessary via Skype, is free of charge.

After the initial consult and assessment, a tutoring schedule will be set up.

Students, faculty, or staff may contact ELI to schedule a consultation: or 865 974-3404, or they may directly contact me at

Em Turner Chitty, MA, MPA
University Outreach Coordinator and Senior Teaching Associate
English Language Institute
Center for International Education
University of Tennessee
Knoxville 37923
Ph. Dept. 865-974-3404 or personal cell 865-621-8617
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