Essay Training

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 & GermanDatesLevelTimeCost (CHF)Flyer
Sport holiday courseMonday - Friday
11/8/19 - 22/8/19
Primary year 5/6
Secondary
Exact times
and open spots
are listed on the
registration 
page.
640.—

Weekend semester course

Saturday (4 weeks)
from 8/6/19

Saturday (4 weeks)
from 15/6/19

Primary year 5/6

Secondary

640.—

 

Christmas holiday course

Thursday - Saturday
27/12/19 - 29/12/19
Thursday - Saturday
3/1/20 - 5/1/20

Primary year 5/6

Secondary

640.—

 

Spring holiday course

Tuesday - Friday
23/4/19 - 26/4/19

Primary year 5/6

Secondary

640.—

 

Summer holiday course

Monday - Friday
12/8/19 - 16/8/19

Primary year 5/6
Secondary

640.—

 

Course Programme

We deal with individual essay types using interactive and varied exercises.

 

Course objectives:

Essay training:

  • 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

Winter (sport) holiday

Combine an intensive course with the essay course during the winter (sport) holiday.

Don't know what to write?

Students often cannot come up with a single sentence.
We will learn how to overcome this block.

Registration

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