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Short Courses

 

General and specialized short courses in English
 

Willing to enhance the scientific level of students and helping them become acquainted with up-to-date knowledge and English resources; Daneshpajoohan Pishro Higher Education Institute has launched its English short courses. Here is list of available courses:

 
  • English Grammar and Style
  • How to Write an Essay
  • Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development
  • IELTS Academic Test Preparation
  • Reinvent yourself: Unleash your Creativity
 

In the first stage we will hold ‘English Grammar and Style’ and ‘How to Write an Essay’.

 

The international office of the institute fully presented the description of these courses in its convention.

 

 
 
English Grammar and Style
 

This course aims to introduce you to key concepts and strategies related to grammar and style. Absorbing and applying these in your writing will help you to confidently respond to the unprecedented and accelerating demands for high levels of literacy that have arisen in the 21st century.

We’ll present materials that cover grammatical principles, word usage, writing style, sentence and paragraph structure, and punctuation. We’ll introduce you to some marvelous resources that we have annotated for your guidance. We’ll show you video clips of interviews conducted with distinguished grammarians, challenge you with quizzes and writing activities that will give you strategies to help you to build skills that will enhance the quality of your writing. The course syllabus is as follows:

 
  • Sentences
  • Verbs
  • Nouns and Pronouns
  • Adjectives and Determiners
  • Adverbs and Conjunctions
  • Prepositions and Paragraphs
  • Punctuation

English Grammar and Style syllabus

 
 
 
How to write an Essay
 

The course ‘How to Write an Essay’ is an introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing. This course includes a review of basic grammar terminology and understanding; writing effective sentences and paragraphs; introductions and conclusions; strategies for writing longer texts; and thesis statements. The course materials will be offered via readings and videos. An optional course workbook, in ebook form, may be used for additional writing work. Students will complete an essay for the completion of this course.

 

What you’ll learn:

 
  • Basic grammar terminology and understanding
  • How to write effective sentences and paragraphs
  • How to tackle writing introductions and conclusions
  • Strategies for writing longer texts and thesis statements
 
 
 
 
Date: 2018/10/11
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