Writing Made Easy
Students in this programme will learn to write better assignments, essays and reports. Each module takes approximately 20 hours to complete and includes quizzes and self-tests.
Free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents aged 16 years and over.
Each module takes approximately 20 hours to complete, and includes quizzes and self tests as you learn.
What you'll learn
This module will help you to understand basic grammar, punctuation, simple sentence structure and commonly confused words.
Students will learn:
- Using capitals
- Full stops, question marks and exclamation marks
- Nouns, proper nouns and pronouns
- Basic sentence structure
- Direct speech
- Commonly confused words
- Agreement of subject and verb
Following on from Grammar Online, this module will explain how to make writing clear, concise and considerate.
- Word groups and sentence structure (the basics)
- Spelling, punctuation and editing
- Grammar errors
- Writing for the reader
- Review tests
Report writing online
This module will help students to understand the rules for writing reports.
- Writing and sourcing factual information for findings
- Writing conclusions consistent with the evidence presented
- Writing recommendations
- Report format
- Language of reports
- Review tests
Your first day
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.
What you will need
How to find your way around
Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai
Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.
Paying for your study
Course related costs
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
- Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
First aid certificate
Prospectus (course guide)
The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.
Request an email or posted copy of the Prospectus.
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