Aims of the Effective Report writing course:

  • To improve SCH’s staff ability to write effective reports in English,
  • To familiarize participants with the structure of reports,
  • To expand participants business English vocabulary and phrases typically used in reports,
  • To practice analytical approach to participants writing by looking critically on written assignments,
  • To increase grammar awareness
  • To practice punctuation, register and style reports

In class the participants will:

  • Get familiar with different types of reports
  • Improve formal writing by frequent exposure to writing assignments,
  • Practice coherence and learn how to avoid wordiness,
  • Practice correct spelling and punctuation by analyzing their writing and by various exercises on error correction
  • Use proper collocations, synonyms and antonyms naturally and effectively,
  • Be aware of major differences in British and American spelling.

Effective Report writing Course – What will it cover?

Preparing and planning a good report

  • Aim of writing
  • Setting objectives, assessing your readership, organizing ideas
  • Research, how to make notes, deciding what information you will need,
  • Summaries, outlines, skeletal framework
  • Draft

Obtaining data/information

  • Sorting and classifying your findings
  • Evaluating your findings
  • Checking your findings
  • Summary

Writing your report

  • Pre-writing stage
  • Drafting the main body and appendixes
  • Drafting introduction, conclusions, recommendations
  • Checking and amending the report

Presentation of the report

  • Presentation, structure and style
  • General layout
  • Bullet points
  • Fonts
  • Headers, footers and page numbers
  • Using images, tables, charts and diagrams
  • Logical ordering
  • Register, tone, increasing vocabulary

Improving presentation of your report

  • Word processing and desktop publishing
  • Layout and design – summary
  • Illustrations, colors

Edu-Tec was established in 2007

to offer vocational training and award recognized qualifications. The company specializes in tailor made courses in English, Management, Skills for Life offered through a forum of workshops and seminars.

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