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Essay Basics

Thursday, January 21st @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am

Brandon University

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When: Thursday, January 21
Time:  11:00-11:50 am
Where: Access the Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09  (This link also appears in the Workshop section on the Writing Skills Moodle page.)

After this workshop students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function.  Along with the basic structure, this workshop will cover the following:

  • purpose of the essay
  • selecting and narrowing a topic
  • levels of English and use of scholarly language
  • formulating a thesis statement (brief introduction)
  • evidence and how it is used
  • how to access additional resources both on campus and online

Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca


Thursday, January 21st
11:00 am - 11:50 am
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Brandon University
270 18th Street
Brandon, MB