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English Writing Skills Course


English Writing Skills
English Writing Skills

Learn how to improve writing skills, specifically your English writing skills, with ALISON’s free English writing course.


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Course Description

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.

Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

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.


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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 439 reviews
Course Title: English Writing Skills
Course #: 186
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 90
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description:

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.

License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 18 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: Medium
Audio Only: Medium
Animation: Low
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Rizelle Flora
    Rizelle Flora Philippines This course is a very big help to people like me who wants to be a writer. The course is also entertaining because of the activities and animations. I really learned a lot. Thank you! 2015-08-27 04:08:21
  • Ibrahim Addra
    Ibrahim Addra Nigeria A lot to learn in simple language with effective pictures and animations. It has fired my desire to pursue creative writing vigorously. 2015-08-20 18:08:53
  • Dawit Sekata
    Dawit Sekata Ethiopia I was interested to the course, I will continue learning! Thank for this opportunity 2015-08-17 10:08:13
  • Andrea Orellana
    Andrea Orellana United States of America Helps understand and gives you an idea as to what you should be asking about your audience, example or famous writers and what types of writing there are and elicits type of responses you should be seeking from the audience. 2015-08-15 09:08:32
  • Catherine Saddington
    Catherine Saddington United Kingdom I gained some good ideas to use to use in the classroom - in particular descriptive writing ideas - the list of smells for different letters of the alphabet and the definitions for poetry were helpful. Thank you 2015-08-07 11:08:23
  • Rebekah Haley
    Rebekah Haley United Kingdom It is a very nice and easy to understand course 2015-07-23 12:07:10
  • Clara Akinwamide
    Clara Akinwamide Nigeria This really help me. Very good 2015-07-21 02:07:49
  • Ariana Munden
    Ariana Munden United States of America I was looking up free online helping writing skills training to help me with my writing. helped me with my struggles in writing. I learned about new writings I never knew about. It taught me a lot about writing . Then at the end it had a quiz for me to do. 2015-07-20 22:07:37
  • john goerge
    john goerge United States of America Very informative 2015-07-17 18:07:51
  • Shirlena Rudder
    Shirlena Rudder United States of America This was a pleasure course for me because I've taken course's on English writing in before however, this one was most extensive as well as colorful and more informative of any taken. I loved it. 2015-07-16 01:07:27
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