Writing Center Hosts Grammar Class for AUN Academy Seniors

A Writing 100 instructor, Ms. Maryam Isa, and the interim Director of the Center, Mrs. Emilienne Akpan, held the class in the 24-hour Room of the library.

Mrs. Akpan and her team first received the students in the Center, where she explained what it is, how it functions, and its services to the general AUN community.  

The three-hour session was aimed at encouraging the reading culture and also to prepare them for exams and essay writing required by every course in the University if they should choose to further their education at AUN.

The class was held in two segments. The first dwelt on the parts of speech, which are essential to the formation of good sentences. The entire instruction was projected on a screen and it was a very interesting, interactive, and lively class. Team exercises were subsequently assigned to the students.

After a 15-minute break the second session took off with “Paragraphs” as the topic. A paragraph was defined as a group of related sentences that works together to develop a single idea, and should contain at least three sentences. A few students were selected at random to read out the paragraphs in the presentations, identify the errors, and provide the correct versions.

The last classwork was to write in one paragraph what they would like to become or do when they are older. Three of the students excitedly read out theirs: architect, engineer, and world entertainer with accolades of the world’s funniest man.


By Danielle Ukaogo

The Writing Center

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