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Essay Writing

Fee: PKR 12,000

For Students: PKR 10,000

What you'll learn

  • Have an understanding of reading for purpose of writing
  • Better translate their thinking into writing
  • Develop a distinct writing style
  • Attempt essays with clarity and ease
  • Develop skills for analysis of complex situations
  • Present arguments based on evidence

Course Description

The essay writing course has been designed to help students, professionals, and those aspiring for a career in government or aiming for studies abroad. The course will start with exploring the thinking patterns, ideas, and concepts followed by covering the fundamentals of analysis and building of arguments, and finally developing a clear and wholesome essay writing style.

This is a skill development course, therefore, it is expected that the trainees will have basic knowledge and understanding of grammar and a reasonable vocabulary base. 

The trainer will deliver the sessions in a seminar/workshop format with regular class participation and interaction. After each session, the trainees will be given assignments related to the topics covered in the session. The trainer will provide feedback on each assignment.

Course Content

  • Essay writing ; Types of essays, structure of essays
  • Essay in theory and practice
  • Journal writing ; writing for the writing
  • Notes, diary and journal
  • How to read purposefully like a writer?
  • Organizing the time
  • How to differentiate between good and bad writing ?
  • How to take notes after reading?
  • Remembering your notes?
  • Words ; verbosity vs accuracy
  • Sentences ; the length, structure and arrangement
  • Paragraphs ; the carrier of idea
  • Outline
  • Introduction ; salience, relevance and intention
  • How the structure and functions are combined?
  • Thesis and comparisons
  • Conclusion
  • Vocabulary and diction
  • Grammar and syntax
  • Rule and structure
  • Usage and style
  • Finding voice
  • How to develop a distinctive writing style?
  • Principles of effective writing
  • Narration
  • Details and description
  • Exposition
  • Arguments
  • Analysis
  • Essays for exams
  • Op-eds and stories
  • Personal essays
  • Briefs, plan and reports
  • Memos and letters
  • Essays for exams
  • Exploring and gathering information
  • The main idea, the support and the organisation
  • Ideas- Notes-prewrite- outline
  • Drafting, editing, proof reading and revising
  • Post-mortem of you own writing
  • Lessons learnt and growth

Trainer

Umar Riaz

Umar Riaz is a civil servant, trainer, and motivational speaker. He topped the all Pakistan CSS exam and has since been involved in training, mentoring, and coaching youth. With degrees in Economics from Pakistan, Public Policy from the US, and Law from Australia, he brings in a wealth of academic skills to add to his interests in critical thinking, analytical writing, and problem-solving. In the essay writing course, he aims to combine knowledge and skills in activity-based training to benefit aspiring civil servants, business professionals, and dynamic students.

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