SOAS University of London

Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT)

Essay Writing Essentials

Fiona Prendergast

Date: 2 February 2016Time: 11:00 AM

Finishes: 2 February 2016Time: 1:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 4429

Type of Event: Workshop

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

The following key topics will be covered:

  • Types of essays
  • Analysing questions
  • Generating ideas
  • Writing thesis statements and introductions
  • Developing arguments
  • Organising the essay
  • Writing conclusions
  • Using sources and avoiding plagiarism
  • Academic style

Although registration is not required, attendance at this workshop operates on a first-come-first-served basis. If the teacher deems that a workshop is full, you will not be admitted. With that in mind, please arrive on time to ensure your place and to avoid disrupting the session.

Organiser: LTD (formerly ADD)

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Contact Tel: 020 7898 4550