Proficiency (ECPE) Writing Seminar - “How to Succeed in the Writing Section of the ECPE”

Do you want to get extra help with your essay writing skills? Are you planning on taking the University of Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English?  Well, look no further. The Library at the Hellenic American Union is offering a Proficiency Writing Seminar to help you do just that. Meant to supplement the ECPE courses of the Hellenic American Union, this 15-hour seminar is ideal for students seeking additional help with their ECPE writing skills. The seminar meets once a week for three hours per week from October 4, 2011 to November 1, 2011.

The following is a weekly breakdown of the course contents:

Week 1: Approaching the Topic
Tuesday, October 4th, 2011, 6-9 pm
  • Discuss the marking criteria for the writing section of ECPE
  • Review sample ECPE writing topics
  • Answer essay questions effectively
Week 2: Parts of an Essay--Introductions and Conclusions
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011, 6-9 pm
  • Identify the parts of an effective introduction and conclusion
  • Review sample introductions and conclusions
Week 3: Parts of an Essay—Body Paragraphs and Topic Sentences
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011, 6-9 pm
  • Identify the parts of an effective body paragraph
  • Develop topic sentences
  • Review sample body paragraphs and topic sentences
Week 4: Ways of Constructing Effective Sentences
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011, 6-9 pm
  • Learn ways of constructing effective sentences (sentence clarity and variety)
  • Enhance vocabulary and grammar skills
Week 5: Time Management and the Dos/ Don’ts
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011, 6-9 pm
  • Identify what you should and shouldn’t do when writing
  • Learn time management skills

For additional information, please call 2103680900, 2103680993, 210 3680032.

Seminar Price: 250 €


Course Code 411
Department Writing Center
Instruction Languages EN
Level C1
Who should attend Adults over 15
Certificate of AttendanceYes
Offered OnlineNo
Course Fees €250.00


Days and Hours Start Date End Date Hours per Week
Tuesday 18:00-21:00 04/10/2011 01/11/2011 3
Last Update At: 2011/08/02 - 15:04:16

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