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English: Writing for different purposes and audiences - Speaking and Writing English Effectively


English: Writing for different purposes and audiences - Speaking and Writing English Effectively

English: Writing for different purposes and audiences
This course is an introduction to writing for different purposes and audiences and covers topics such as informative writing, investigative writing, reviews, journalistic writing, and instructional writing.

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Where do I start?
Writing for different purposes and audiences
Informative and investigative writing
Reviews and journalistic reports
Instructional writing
Argumentative and persuasive writing
The craft of writing - some words of advice

GREEN Green: Completed and passed.
RED Red: Incomplete, not attempted or failed.

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