Essay writing: a core competency
A student's written communication says a lot about their developmental level and ability to think and relate to their surroundings. Essay writing is a significant portion of the entrance exams for upper-level schools. Language skills are part of the core curriculum and the scores are weighted accordingly.
In our essay course, we focus on structure, contents and topics for essays.
We practise the essay writing process step-by-step.
Individual attention is guaranteed in our small groups. You child will receive individualised assistance.
We also review the basics of spelling and punctuation.
- Course Dates
- Course Content
Course Dates and Costs
|Mathematics & German||Dates||Level||Time||Cost (CHF)||Flyer|
|Sport holiday course||Monday - Friday|
11/8/19 - 22/8/19
|Primary year 5/6|
and open spots
are listed on the
Weekend semester course
|Saturday (4 weeks)|
Saturday (4 weeks)
|Primary year 5/6 |
Christmas holiday course
|Thursday - Saturday|
27/12/19 - 29/12/19
Thursday - Saturday
3/1/20 - 5/1/20
Primary year 5/6
Spring holiday course
|Tuesday - Friday|
23/4/19 - 26/4/19
Primary year 5/6
Summer holiday course
Monday - Friday
Primary year 5/6
We deal with individual essay types using interactive and varied exercises.
- Typology of essays (discussion, description, report, etc.)
- Careful consideration of the title in order to match the topic
- Structure (introduction, main body, conclusion)
- Overcoming mental blocks to write line by line
- Training spelling and proofreadin
- Using correct punctuation
Don't know what to write?
Students often cannot come up with a single sentence.
We will learn how to overcome this block.
- Long-track Gymnasium Prep
Preparation for the Gymnasium entrance exam from primary year 6 to long-track Gymnasium
- Short-track Gymnasium prep
Exam prep for short-track Gymnasium after sec.
- Intensive Course for Gymnasium Prep
Efficient Gymi prep, preparation for short- and long-track Gymnasium, BMS, FMS, HMS in Zürich, Winterthur, Affoltern am Albis
- Essay training for Exam prep
Targeted, age-appropriate essay training for primary and secondary students
interactive, varied exercises in small groups, essay writing with professional correction
- Exam Simulation
Simulate the Gymi exam for short- and long-track Gymnasium
- IT School (IMS)
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- BMS Preparation
Courses especially for the BMS (vocational school) entrance exam
- Probation accompaniment
Probationary period assistance in Latin, French, English and maths for students in long-track Gymnasium and Secondary A
- Gymnasium preparatory course for primary year 5
Gymi prep for primary year 5, reading and interpreting age-appropriate texts, building vocabulary, essay writing, 5th-year maths, 5th-year word problems
- Gymi preparation 1st year secondary
Gymi prep for 1st-year secondary students, reading and interpreting age-appropriate texts, building vocabulary, essay writing, maths and word problems
- Frequently Asked Questions – Gymi exam
FAQ - frequently asked questions about the Gymi exam
- Gymnasium prep taster days
We offer taster days for Gymnasium prep in order to convince you of the excellent quality of our courses
- Oral Exam '20
For years, Lern-Forum.ch has been successfully assisting students with the Gymnasium oral exam.
- Review and Holiday Courses
Efficient learning during the holidays. Solidification and repetition of the material in group courses with peers
- Matura Preparation
Review of all relevant topics for the Matura exam in maths. Functions, integral and differential equations, vector geometry, stochastic processes and probability