Summer Classes 2017

Take Your First Steps to Writing Mastery

June, July, and August 2017

Are you worried that your child is not being challenged? 

Do you want him to have a strong foundation for writing in middle and high school?

Are you looking for personal attention in a small group setting?

Then you need to take advantage of this opportunity: join our small-group writing class

Improve Your English, Silicon Valley's Oldest English-only tutoring agency, is offering small group writing classes for students who have finished 5th, 6th, and 7th grade. 

Each two-week session covers one of the three major areas of writing: narrative, expository, and persuasive. Your class is taught by a professional English instructor--not a college student. 

Class size limited to seven students 

Each session two weeks long; Mon-Fri, 9:30 AM-12:45 PM 

Tuition: $999 per session.  

Early-bird special: Pay by June 1 and get any course for $899

$100 discount off the total if you pay for two sessions in advance 

$200 discount off the total if you pay for three sessions in advance. 

Try the class risk free! We offer a money-back guarantee. If you are dissatisfied after one week, we will give you a full refund. 

  • Session 1: June 12-24: Narrative Writing 
  • Session 2: July 10-21: Expository Writing 
  • Session 3: July 31-Aug 11: Analytical and Persuasive Writing 

All Classes Mon-Fri, 9:30 AM-12:45 PM


“Our son and daughter really enjoy learning from you. Our son always receives nice comments from his teachers about his good writing skills. I thank you for guiding him in the right direction for the past four years.”

--Young K., Palo Alto

“Thank you! I already see progress in our son’s writing. Previously, his words were so few and far between.”


About Your Teacher: David McCalmon  

Teacher Bio

David McCalmon earned a B.A. with a double major in modernist literature and American history from U.C. Santa Cruz, from which he graduated with honors. He began his ten years of work in education by teaching U.S. history in college classrooms, where he often transformed 'C' students into 'A' students. He is currently in the process of writing and editing several novels in preparation for publication. Since 2012, he has tutored elementary and middle school children, with a particular emphasis on encouraging an early appreciation of classic and world literature.