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English Writing Skills

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English Writing Skills
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • English Writing Skills is a free online language course which is designed for anyone wanting to improve their writing, or English students who wish to enhance their essay-writing abilities.


    Covering a number of different styles of writing, including comedy, descriptive, spy, thriller, instructional text, opinion pieces, poetry, as well as punctuation, this course provides you with enough guidelines to express yourself creatively in a variety of writing styles.

  • After completing this course you will learn about different writing styles and the importance of the audience. You will be aware of the triggers for writing. You will gain a good knowledge of story, comedy, descriptive, mystery, instructional, opinionative, poetic and reflective writing. This course will enable you to write effectively based on your target audience.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 12 )
  • English - Writing
    • What is writing?
    • Audiences
    • Writing styles
    • Writing styles continued
    • Writing and the writer
  • Triggers for Writing
    • Triggers for writing 1
    • Triggers for writing 2
    • Triggers for writing 3
    • Triggers for writing 4
    • Triggers for writing 5
    • Triggers for writing 6
    • Triggers for writing 7
    • Triggers for writing 8
    • Triggers for writing 9
  • Writing for an Audience
    • Audience 1
    • Audience 2
    • Audience 3
    • Audience 4
    • Audience 5
  • Story Writing
    • Story writing: combining styles
  • Comedy Writing
    • Comedy writing 1
    • Comedy writing 2
    • Comedy writing 3
    • Comedy writing 4
  • Descriptive Writing
    • Descriptive writing 1
    • Descriptive writing 2
    • Descriptive writing 3 - sound
    • Descriptive writing 4 - sound
    • Descriptive writing 5 - sound
    • Descriptive writing 6 - taste
    • Descriptive writing 7 - touch
    • Descriptive writing 8 - smell
    • Descriptive writing 9
    • Descriptive writing 10
  • Mystery, Spy , & Science Fiction Writing
    • Writing mysteries, spy stories and science fiction
    • Spy stories
    • Mystery stories
  • Instructional Writing
    • Instructional writing
  • Opinionative Writing
    • Opinionative writing 1
    • Opinionative writing 2
  • Poetry Writing
    • What is poetry?
    • Different types of poetry
    • How to write poetry
  • Reflective Writing
    • Reflective writing 1
    • Reflective writing 2
    • Reflective writing 3
    • Reflective writing 4
    • Reflective writing 5
    • Reflective writing 6
    • Reflective writing 7
    • Reflective writing 8
  • Assessment
    • Writing in English Assessment
Topics List ( 5 )
English - Writing
English - WritingThis free online course covers topics related to writing in English for audiences. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 9 )
Triggers for Writing
Triggers for WritingThis free online course covers topics related to triggers for writing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 5 )
Writing for an Audience
Writing for an Audience This free online course is an introduction to the approaches that can be taken when identifying and writing for specific audiences. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 1 )
Story Writing
Story WritingThis free online course is an introduction to story writing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 4 )
Comedy Writing
Comedy Writing This free online course covers topics related to writing comedy. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 10 )
Descriptive Writing
Descriptive Writing This free online course covers topics related to descriptive writing such as sound, taste, touch, and smell. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 3 )
Mystery, Spy , & Science Fiction Writing
Mystery, Spy , & Science Fiction WritingThis free online course covers topics related to mystery, spy, and science fiction writing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 1 )
Instructional Writing
Instructional WritingThis free online course covers topics related to instructional writing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 2 )
Opinionative Writing
Opinionative WritingThis free online course covers topics related to opinionatvie writing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 3 )
Poetry Writing
Poetry WritingThis free online course covers different types of poetry and poetry writing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 8 )
Reflective Writing
Reflective WritingThis course covers topics related to reflective writing. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 1 )
Assessment
Assessment
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    XSIQ

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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