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Efficient and Effective Writing in English - The Principles


15 Jun 2014 22:00 to 16 Jun 2014 22:00


Innovation & Enterprise

Event Location

16-17/Jun/2014 • Maastricht • Fee: €950

Event Description

Target group
Public service employees who have to deal with formal English writing in their daily job (writing proposals, memos, etc.). Participants are requested to work on real-life examples such as proposals, memos, reports, etc.
The workshop will focus on the principles of formal writing in English from formulating project proposals to drafting final reports. Participants will be introduced to the steps to produce official texts which are both easy to read and comprehensive. The workshop will cover aspects of structuring texts and ordering information as well as the correct use of grammar and style.
Learning methodology
Apart from trainer input, the workshop will comprise group discussions, as well as small group and individual exercises.
• To explore and discuss features of effective formal letters and project documentation;
• To experience techniques for cooperative and step-by-step writing;
• To learn to avoid common grammar and style mistakes in formal written English;
• To put new insights into practice.
Project Leader
Harrie Scholtens
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