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Essay Writing for University

Designed for undergraduate students for whom English is an additional language (EAL), this workshop series focuses on language strategies for writing essays for university. Students will learn how to:

  1. identity critical argument structure in an academic text
  2. practice expressing a cautious stance using critical thinking skills
  3. recognize the limitations of their own arguments and consider counter-arguments and opposing views
  4. practice writing counter arguments and rebuttals
  5. make effective connections between ideas
  6. write a complete academic essay

There is no fee for the workshop, but the cost of the required textbook is $40. Required textbook: Academic English: Skills for Success by Legg, et al. Textbooks will be distributed on the first day of class.

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Upcoming Workshops

Title Location Dates
Essay Writing for University : 2017-09-19 to 2017-10-31 Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3008 Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:20pm
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:20pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:20pm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:20pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:20pm
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:20pm