The Critical Elements of an Expository Essay

Start the new year with the rudiments of writing well and thinking critically. Come join us for a four-part workshop that would open your eyes to the secrets and habits of writing with confidence and clarity. Each session includes a slide show followed by a ‘live’ writing practice where we’ll formulate ideas and craft sentences together.

For our workshop flyer, visit The Critical Elements of an Expository Essay


The Spirit of Enquiry ~ Jan 17

Stumped with nothing compelling to say? Vexed that you sound like a thumping bore? In this first session, learn how not to be boring and how to train your mind to formulate dynamic, vibrant ideas, and a line of questioning that would inspire even yourself. Walk away with tips to expand the mind and vocabulary through savvier reading habits.


Show, Show, Show ~ Jan 24

Grasp the concept of showing (versus telling) and how being specific is vital in writing well. If details are the lifeblood of writing, learn also the fine art of discerning the kind of details that matter, and how not to rush in your prose and your thoughts.


Paragraphs & Transitions ~ Jan 31

Transitioning from one paragraph to the next involves more than just linking words. We’ll observe some of the ways writers and journalists glide from one paragraph to the next with ease, and how their ideas grow organically from one to the other.


Editing ~ Feb 14

Perhaps the most overlooked writing skill in schools is the one concerning revising and omitting unnecessary words. The concept is easy enough to grasp, but let’s learn how we can make this writing wisdom come alive by editing essays you’ve written.

Open To
Students from Secondary Two to Four

Sundays: Jan 17, 24, 31, Feb 14

2PM – 4.15PM

Full Workshop: $342・Early bird: $308
Individual Session: $90・Early bird: $81
Early bird ends Jan 9, 2015

No refunds or credit. If you aren’t able to attend, give your spot to a friend.

Add 10% Discount
If you’re already studying with us

11 Toh Tuck Road, Singapore 596290

Group Size
No more than six

Reserve Your Spot
We will confirm your reservation when payment is made in full.

‘O’ Level 2014 Essays
Workshop participants get 15% off our ‘O’ Level 2014 essays. Check out these four essays here.


Author: viv

Singapore-based writer cooking and baking at home, and writing about her kitchen adventures

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