Essay Training

Writing an essay is a key element of competence

The written expression says a lot about the student's maturity and intellectual engagement with his or her environment. In the entrance examination to secondary schools, writing an essay is an essential part. Language expression is a key skill and carries corresponding weight in grading.

Our specific essay course focuses on the requirements for an exam essay. In doing so, the students deal with the different text types of the entrance examination and find out about the different, how to structure an essay in a formally correct way. In addition, the students learn how important it is to implement the task exactly and how this can be analyzed.


In addition to these basic skills, students are given the opportunity to work on their vocabulary and stylistics in targeted writing training sessions. In small groups, individual attention is guaranteed so that each child can receive specific support.
Finally, in the essay course, the Basics of orthography and punctuation are repeated so that students can write their essays with as few errors as possible.


Each essay, the course includes an essay correction with a comprehensive written report with error analysis. The assessment principle of the cantonal high schools serves as the basis for grading. Thus, after the essay course, students can demonstrate what they have learned and receive an assessment of whether they meet the requirements for admission to the Gymnasium.

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Essay Training for Primary and Secondary School Students

CourseLevelStarting dateTimeLocationDetailsCost CHFAvailable
4. Wo Sommerferien
Aufsatztraining
1.- 3. Sek.08.08.22 - 12.08.2212:30 - 14:30Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 760.-- many Register
4. Wo Sommerferien
Aufsatztraining
5./6. Klasse08.08.22 - 12.08.2212:30 - 14:30Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 760.-- many Register
5. Wo Sommerferien
Aufsatztraining
5./6. Klasse15.08.22 - 19.08.2212:15 - 14:15Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 780.-- many Register
5. Wo Sommerferien
Aufsatztraining
1.- 3. Sek.15.08.22 - 19.08.2213:15 - 15:15Zürich StadelhofenDetails 760.-- many Register
1. Wo Herbstferien
Aufsatztraining
5./6. Klasse10.10.22 - 14.10.2212:30 - 14:30Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 760.-- many Register
1. Wo Herbstferien
Aufsatztraining
1.-3. Sek.10.10.22 - 14.10.2212:30 - 14:30Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 760.-- many Register
2. Wo Herbstferien
Aufsatztraining
5./6. Klasse17.10.22 - 21.10.2212:30 - 14:30Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 760.-- many Register
2. Wo Herbstferien
Aufsatztraining
1.-3. Sek.17.10.22 - 21.10.2212:30 - 14:30Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 760.-- many Register
1. Wo Weihnacht
Aufsatztraining
5./6. Klasse19.12.22 - 23.12.2213:30 - 16:00Zürich StadelhofenDetails 680.-- many Register
1. Wo Weihnacht
Aufsatztraining
5./6. Klasse19.12.22 - 23.12.2209:30 - 12:00Zürich StadelhofenDetails 680.-- many Register
1. Wo Weihnacht
Aufsatztraining
1. - 3. Sek.19.12.22 -23.12.2213:30 - 16:00Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 680.-- many Register
2. Wo Weihnacht
Aufsatztraining
5./6. Klasse26.12.22 - 30.12.2213:30 - 16:00Zürich StadelhofenDetails 680.-- many Register
2. Wo Weihnacht
Aufsatztraining
1. - 3. Sek.26.12.22 -30.12.2213:30 - 16:00Zürich KreuzplatzDetails 680.-- many Register

Course Program

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

Many thanks for the excellent essay coaching in the Gymi preparation

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Many thanks for the excellent essay coaching in the Gymi preparation

Dear Frau Meyer, I'm very sorry for contacting you so late. However, I wanted to let you know that I passed the Gymnasium exam. I got a 5.5 in both the essay and language portions and a 5 in math. Best Regards, Ilona.

Essay courses throughout the Year

Our specific essay training is very effective and successful.
That is why we have expanded our offer and conduct essay courses throughout the year during school vacations and on Saturdays.

 

Christmas / Sport holidays

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.

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Have essays corrected

Your child can write essays and have them professionally corrected and graded by our expert proofreaders.

This way you can submit essays on a regular basis.
 

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