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Precis Writing Workshop

Précis writing is a skill that is increasingly in demand, particularly at the United Nations and other international organizations. Yet it is rarely taught in colleges and universities. This workshop seeks to bridge that gap by introducing the basic principles and techniques of précis writing in a convenient one-day format. Benefit from instant feedback on your work, and walk away with greater confidence in your ability to tackle this activity.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Knowledge of how to use prewriting techniques to streamline and condense
  • The skills to develop coherent, concise paragraphs that follow the logic of the text

Ideal for

  • Translators and editors who wish to sharpen their skills
  • Students working or aspiring to work for international organizations
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.