|Level||Number of classes / Time||Content|
|INTRODUCTORY LEVEL||1 / 50 minutes||INTRODUCTION types of academic texts.
Complex sentences - transformations of sentences.
Homework - complex sentences
|2,3 / 100 minute||PARAGRAPH STRUCTURE - practising plus writing paragraphs.
Complex sentences - transformations using linking words.
Homework - paragraphs to be written
|4,5 / 100 minute||TYPES OF ESSAYS - organization of ideas and paragraphs.
Homework - opinion essay
|6,7 / 100 minute||COMPLEX GRAMMAR to be used in academic writing.
Homework - for and against essay
|8,9 / 100 minute||COHESION AND COHERENCE - linking ideas.
Complex grammar exercises.
Homework - essay giving solutions to a problem
|10,11 / 100 minute||DEVELOPING LEXICON plus SAYINGS AND PROVERBS to be used in academic writing.
Homework - essay based on a summary of two short texts
|12,13 / 100 minute||Analysing academic pieces of writing (report, proposal, essay) - revision and consolidation
of rules to be used in academic writing.
Homework - writing one essay plus assessing three essays
|14,15 / 100 minute||PREPARING A PLAN FOR A GOOD ESSAY, key ideas versus supporting ideas|
|16 / 50 minute||Academic discussion versus academic writing.|
|ADVANCED WRITING||Individually scheduled SKYPE classes|