Linden Writing Lab: Academic and Creative Writing for Teens
Develop your English writing skills in small groups for discussion, exercises, and writing retreats through the heart of the city! Practice the kinds of writing that you will do in advanced classes, the business world, and the arts. Learn to express yourself confidently and clearly.
Students are welcome to join any of our ongoing courses in:
- Back2School Creative Writing—write poetry, structure a story, go on writing retreats, share your work with peers
- IB/IGCSE Academic Writing—argumentation, reading with critical thinking, the structured essay
- Test Prep—prepare for the SAT, ACT, and GRE tests, learn the requirements and tricks to save time and energy, master exercises and study tip
- Linden Writing Center (IB/IGCSE) – one-on-one tutoring or group sessions
Bring your writing-in-progress to the Linden Writing Center and have a writing consultant help you maximize your final draft! Get advice from professional academics on how to write your academic paper—structure, citation formats, focus, and style. Writing consultations are one-on-one and personally tailored to your needs.
BACK2SCHOOL Intensive Creative Writing Workshop (holiday workshops)
Join us in the heart of Berlin for writing retreats and sharing your writing with like-minded people! Immerse yourself in the craft of writing by learning how to shape stories, find your own voice, and read the greats. Students are invited to bring their own work to each class and receive feedback from the group.
Program Length: Monday-Thursday (4 days)
Program Dates: GROUP 1: July 30-August 2, 2018 // GROUP 2: August 6-9, GROUP 3 August 13-162018
Locations: Linden Office in Mitte, Lustgarten River, Berliner Dom, local cafés
Fee: 357 EUR including VAT (fee includes materials, light lunch and entry fees)
Download itinerary here: Creative Writing Itinerary
Students should bring a laptop computer and a USB Flash Drive to the Linden Office meetings and a notepad and writing utensils to the writing retreats.
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IB/IGCSE Academic Writing Classes (ongoing)
Helping students learn to write better papers! Learn tricks for successful writing in the classroom. In this course, you will learn:
- Critical thinking
- Write clearly and persuasively
- Master the writing process
- Avoid clichés and poor logic
- Analyze others’ academic writing
- Structuring your essays
- Draft, write, and revise your own academic paper
- Suitable for students doing their Extended Essay, TOK, IAs and other writing projects.
Mondays 4pm to 5:30pm (ongoing)
Max 3 students per group
All materials are included.
SAT Test Prep
Getting ready to apply to university? Get ready for the SAT by joining one of our SAT Prep courses which help students get to know the test’s rules and requirements as well as study strategies to ease the stress of preparation. Practice with real SAT questions and get immediate feedback on your performance. Track your progress. Learn tips and tricks to make the test quicker and easier.
In this course, you will learn:
- Reading comprehension
- Grammar and editing
- Essay writing
- Study skills
- Exercises for clear writing and vocabulary-building
All materials are included.
Linden Writing Center (IB/IGCSE)
The Linden Writing Center is an ongoing tutoring service specifically for improving students’ writing on class assignments.
You will work one-on-one with professional academics trained in writing pedagogy. Writing Center sessions strive to address the writer’s needs on the current assignment while teaching the skills necessary for better writing in general—rhetoric, grammar, and style.
Students should bring their current draft of a writing assignment along with the teacher’s written instructions.
Schedule sessions for one or multiple hours according to your own needs.
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