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English for Journalism

This free online English course will help improve your English language skills for careers related to journalism.

English
Free Course
In this free online English for Journalism course, you will learn about print and digital media through authentic readings and video lectures. You will also learn how to expand your vocabulary and enhance your ability to read, research, and develop local and global news stories in English. So, why wait? Start learning how to improve your English language skills for Journalism today!

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Description

This free online course English for Journalism is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in developing the skills needed for a career in modern journalism. In this course, you will explore print and digital media through authentic readings and video lectures, while expanding your vocabulary and increasing your ability to read, research, and develop local and global news stories.

The course begins with an introduction to the history and principles of journalism. You will then learn about skills for journalism such as how to research, pitch, and interview. The next module in the course will focus on the language needed to write newspaper and magazine articles, as well as the basics of broadcasting the news.

Finally, you will learn how to analyze the growth, impact, and challenges of digital news, while completing a reflection assignment that allows you to think about and discuss the recent changes to the field of journalism. This course is ideal for non-native English speakers who are eager to improve their English for careers related to Journalism. So, why wait? Start learning how to improve your English language skills for Journalism today!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Recognize and learn how to research for a news story
  • Describe how to make a successful pitch about your news story
  • Describe effective techniques for a successful interview
  • Identify and focus on the language needed to write newspaper articles
  • Identify and focus on the language needed to write magazine articles
  • Describe the basics of broadcasting the news
  • Identify the growth, impact, and challenges of digital news

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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