Essay Writing Course
About CoursePerfect your essay writing skills with this online Essay Writing Course that can be accessed anywhere, any time on any device. Spread out over 9 concise lessons, this course will teach you how to write H1-worthy essays for the Leaving Cert exam.
Who Is This Course Suitable For?
This online Essay Writing Course is suitable for 4th, 5th and 6th year students who are preparing for the Leaving Cert English exam. It is suitable for both Higher and Ordinary level students. The preparation of essays for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be covered.
Why Is This Course Important?
Essay writing is the single most important skill that is required for the Leaving Cert English examination. It is important to work on this skill and learn how to write essays effectively in order to achieve the best grade in the exam.
How Does It Work?
This online Essay Writing Course consists of 9 pre-recorded classes which can be accessed via a mobile phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. This allows students to watch, pause and rewind the classes as many times as they’d like. Each class is approximately 20 -30 minutes long. At the end of each class, students are given a writing task to practice the tips and techniques that they learned for that specific genre/essay question. Students have access to an online forum where they can ask the teacher any questions they have about the course or their own writing material.
Who Is The Teacher?
Helena is a fully qualified post-primary English and History teacher. She holds a First Class Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from Mary Immaculate College where she received the Excellence in English Language & Literature award, having obtained first place in the subject amongst her graduating B.A. class. She completed her Professional Master of Education (PME) degree in Trinity College Dublin.
What Will I Learn?
- How to write an introduction
- How to structure paragraphs
- How to write a conclusion
- How to use quotes effectively
- How to recognise and utilise the features of the five genres of language
- How to structure essays specific to the topic (poetry/comparative/single text/composition)