Effective Writing

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Learn to write persuasively, effectively and correctly. This three-hour workshop is for participants who are required to write reports, letters, papers etc. for their jobs and who either lack formal writing training or have been out of school for years.

Topics covered include:

  • The Good Writing slide presentation
  • Exercises based on the slide show to support participants to:

Eliminate wordy expressions

Write clearly

Use active voice

  • Outline creation
  • Paragraph creation
  • Editing, self-editing

Delivery includes slide show, group discussion, partner work, examples

Goals: Participants will broaden and sharpen their understanding of what constitutes good writing, gain writing confidence and learn new tools

Text/handouts: In-class exercises and supportive material; post-workshop digital send-out of full workshop contents