Proofreading with a One-to-One Session

Description

Proofreading (Academic English Support) is a proofreading service that isprovided by professional proofreaders. At Proofreading (Academic English Support), we proofread
 

  • senior theses and MA theses written in English
  • coursework, assignments, and papers written in English that are not for an ELA course

In "Proofreading with a One-to-One Session," we do the following things: 

1. Proofread your work and correct any grammatical or spelling errors.

2. Identify and rephrase any sentences that sound awkward. 

3. Discuss your work with you and ensure that it reads smoothly.

*Please note that proofreaders are not responsible for the content or the structure of your work.

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Guidelines

1. Your document

  • We only proofread documents written in English.
  • The maximum number of words that we are able to proofred for one session is 1,500. If you are submitting a document that contains more than 1,500 words, please highlight the 1,500 words that you would like have proofread. pages that we are able to check per session is 5 pages (maximum 1,500 words). Please use the ICU senior thesis format. You will need to book a separate appointment for every 5 pages that you would like to have proofread.
  • You can only book one session at a time. After you finish your sesson, you will be able to book you r next appointment. 
  • Please note that we do not proofread bibliographies.
  • Please use Grammarly to check your document before you book your appointment.
  • Please submit a Word document wherever possible. If that is difficult, we are also able to accept PDF files.

 

2. How to book your appointment

1. Please refer to the Google Calendar to see which dates/times are available.


2. After you find a date and time that suits you, please click the "Apply from here" button to book your appointment. Please upload your document at the same time.

  • Please note: The Application Form does not work in Mozilla Firefox. 
  • You can only book one session at a time. After you finish your session with the proofreader, you will be able to book your next appointment.

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3. You will receive a confirmation email of your booking.
*If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning by phone at 0422-33-3516 or by e-mail at ctl@icu.ac.jp.

Session Date

Booking Deadline

Monday

Friday 9:00 AM the previous week

Tuesday

Not in service

Wednesday

Monday 9:00 AM

Thursday

Not in service

Friday

Wednesday 9:00 AM

 

4. A proofreader will go through your document and correct any errors.


5. Visit the Proofreading (Academic English Support) booth in the WSD Area (Othmer Library 1F) at the appointed time. The proofreader will discuss your work with you.


6. The proofreader will return your document (via e-mail) at the end of the session.
*Please do not reply to the e-mail that you receive from the proofreader.

Service start date: Monday, April 15, 2019 (Bookings are accepted from 9 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019.)
Service end date: Friday, May 31, 2019 (Bookings are accepted until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.)