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Writing Confidently: Mastering Sentence Structures

A good writer knows that the reader’s reaction is of utmost importance. When constructed with care, sentences can engage the reader with the ideas, help to emphasize particular ideas, enable ideas to flow smoothly from one point to another, and guide the reader in how to interpret those ideas.


Using appropriate sentence variety and sentence structures can make the text more exciting, more enjoyable to read and potentially more memorable for the reader.


This course is divided into four lessons. In each lesson you will cover a few key sentence patterns that are particularly useful for academic writing and professional purposes. You will analyze examples, have a chance to practice using these sentence patterns yourself, and get personal feedback on your writing.


The course aims to enable you to:

  • have more confidence with using a variety of different sentences patterns and sentence structures;
  • identify appropriate sentence structures in academic papers, business writing, articles and novels;
  • understand how to consider the reader when constructing sentences.

  • Code(s) WSP-001
    Date(s) 11, 12, 15 & 16 June 2020
    Time 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Venue(s) Online (Zoom)
    Facilitator(s) Mr Shaun Wong
    Duration 12 hours
    Maximum Number of Participants 18
    Fee $500 (refundable)
    Registration Dates 22 - 28 May 2020
    Enquiry If you have any questions, please contact us at:
    Telephone:(852) 2358-7851
    Office: Room 3018 (Lifts 2 & 3)
    1. In line with the university arrangements in response to the coronavirus outbreak, we accept online payment only (i.e. Visa/Master cards). Application will be considered only after online payment is completed. Your application becomes invalid if online payment is unsuccessful, and you will have to re-apply before the deadline.
    2. The short course will be conducted online. Please go through the guidelines here, which detail the preparation and computer equipment required, before joining in the event.

    Online Registration Current Available Course


    Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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