Essay Writing

In this course, we expose students to different types of writing, descriptive, narrative, argumentative and expository. Most secondary students find essay writing a daunting exercise. This course is therefore aimed at helping them to approach the problem in a practical, interesting and rewarding manner. We give advice and guidelines on how to approach the writing of a particular kind of essay. We help students to focus on the approach technique or other characteristics that help to make the essay a successful one. This course is also designed to focus attention on the linguistic merits of a piece of writing. It is also intended to inculcate in students a sensitive response to the language. Students who attend this course should be able to extend their understanding of the principles of essay writing, their vocabulary and their ability to express themselves in answering essay questions in all the other subjects.