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Essay Writing Skills

Essay Writing Skills

The Essay Writing Skills workshop is ideal for the younger learner who needs to learn how to communicate in writing using an academic style.

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Course Summary

Essay styles and best practices vary around the world, but the skill of writing is generic: in this workshop, students will be equipped with the ability to write clearly and the construct thoughtful, readable prose, a skill of immense benefit in every walk of life.

Learning these skills now will stand them in good stead as they work their way up through their school exams and on to university. By learning these skills at this early stage students’ clarity of thinking will improve as their minds develop.

 

Course Outcomes

What to expect from the Oxford Futures summer course

Students aged 12 can expect an inspiring two weeks of study and cultural experiences while living and studying in St Hugh’s College, Oxford. The ability to choose from our range of course options means that students can tailor their course to suit their goals, enabling them to try out exciting new things and make decisions about which subjects they may like to pursue further.

Students staying for two weeks choose one morning subject (see all subjects available in the lists below) and one workshop class from 5 possible options, receiving more than 20 hours of tuition per week. Attendees can also opt to stay for four weeks, selecting additional options.

Take this course if…

Take this course if you are aged 12 and would like to experience new subjects in the environment of the university of Oxford this summer, living and studying in an Oxford college (St Hugh’s). Outside of class, students will embark on an exciting programme of extracurricular activities in Oxford, as well as excursions further afield.

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Oxford College Accommodation

  • Location Oxford
  • Ages Ages: 13-15, 16-18, 19+
  • Bedroom Type Single
  • Bathroom Type En-suite & Shared (single gender)
  • Year Built Founded in N/A

Further Information

How to Enrol

Essay Writing Skills is part of the Oxford Futures programme.

To visit Oxford Futures and take Essay Writing Skills as a course option, just click the button below and follow the instructions.

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