COMPOSITIONS

You will improve your writing skills writing your compositions and learning from your mistakes.
Before writing your composition, don't forget to revise what you have learned about that kind of text in "Successful Writing"
Download the composition plan (there's a version in word in case you prefer to type your composition), the assessment sheet and the table with the symbols used by the teachers to mark your work clicking here
If you decide to type your work, please leave enough space between the lines for correction comments.
Please respect the margins, as they will be used to write the correction symbols.
You will know the topic of your composition one week in advance. Don't forget to hand in your compositions in time. If you cannot come to class, you can send your work with one of your classmates. Sorry, but we cannot accept compositions sent by email.
Your work will be marked using the correction symbols and will be returned to you the following week, You'll have to make the necessary changes using the symbols as a clue. Please use a pencil for this. Return your composition to your teacher once you have made your corrections.

TOPICS 2012 - 2013

FORMAL AND INFORMAL ENGLISH

Formal and informal english.pdf

CONNECTORS

Connectors and useful expressions.pdf
To practice click here

DIFFERENT TYPES OF TEXTS

Assessment Reports


Formal email

To learn how to write a formal email click here

Tourist brochures

Find out why advertising and quasy-poetic language do not really match in English. Read this article before writing your description of a place you have visited
Tourist_brochure_Barcelona.pdf

Concert review

To learn how to write a concert review, click here
Learn about music vocabulary: click here and here and here
Renée songs and members of the band:
SONG LIST.doc

Academic writing

To learn how to write for University click here

Review of an exhibition

REVIEW OF THE EXHIBITION.doc
REVIEW OF THE EXHIBITION.pdf

EXERCISES

DIscursive essay: A balanced argument

Write an article about the following topic:
Is ‘fearlessness’ a key quality for a good investigative journalist?
Background information:


Application requirements:
Application requirements.jpg

Video:


Formal letters
To practice the vocabulary of formal letters click here

Linking words and expressions

To practice click here

Register transfer

register transfer 1.pdf
Register transfer 2.pdf
Register transfer 3.pdf