Essay Writing & Study Skills

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Essay Writing Skills

  • This course is ideal for current or prospective students wishing to improve their essay writing skills.
  • It is a practical guide to approaching essay questions, how to structure your essay, conduct research, paraphrasing to avoid plagiarism as well as the varied referencing styles.

Who might be interested in this class?

  • Students – High School and University.

Class Outline:

  • Answering the questions – breaking it down and taking note of keywords.
  • The Structure of The Essay - (introduction, body and conclusion), description of each
  • How to paraphrase, how to research and critically analyse resources, referencing styles
  • How to make an essay flow.


  • Notepad & Pen

At WEA Hunter we offer a wide variety of Business, Lifestyle & Leisure courses at various locations throughout Newcastle and the Hunter Region.
Course enrolment must be accompanied by a fee; we are unable to hold places for people or accept deposits on Lifestyle courses. Once enrolment is completed students will receive a course confirmation either in writing or by email. This course confirmation constitutes a receipt.
Please check your confirmation letter to ensure you have the correct time, date and location of your course as well as any necessary requirements. There is a room directory located at each venue directing you to your classroom. Vending machines are located at both Laman & King street venues and parking fees will apply.
Please choose carefully as WEA Hunter does not issue refunds of fees paid except in circumstances where WEA Hunter cancels a course – in which case students are entitled to receive a full refund. Alternatively if a course is cancelled, WEA Hunter will transfer the student into another course with no administration charge.
Please contact one of our friendly staff if you have any enquiries or need to make any changes to your enrolment. Please note any changes need to be made at least 5 days prior to course commencement.
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