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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 purchase 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 499 votes
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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  • Gayle Bailey
    Gayle Bailey United States of America It is a great enlightenment. Gives you an out of the box concept of how you would consider the quality of the simple things we run into each day. 2016-04-28 13:04:32
  • Becky Hayes
    Becky Hayes [[]] This was a very informative course. I enjoyed all of the modules and feel that I have come away with a greater knowledge of writing. 2016-04-15 03:04:08
  • Regina Rogers
    Regina Rogers United States of America I was really more interested in business writing. However this provided me with a lot of information. 2016-04-10 13:04:52
  • Cindy Wereko
    Cindy Wereko [[]] Well i learned the different types of writing and also that one can not say for instance, that all writing is serious. it is a very varied subject just like even in cookery there are various categories of food. they can not all be treated as same. i mean you can not write a poem and call it a story or novel. then also you must decide and know the audience you want to relate to. where your specialty is. you have to write what best you know or have a knowledge about as in having your facts right. 2016-04-08 16:04:17
  • Gerwyn Evans
    Gerwyn Evans United Kingdom I enjoyed this course so much. I really do need to improve my English and this as a starting point seemed absolutely perfect. Thank you. 2016-03-31 11:03:49
  • Najma Ibrahim
    Najma Ibrahim Kenya I love writing skills and hope Alison will help me to achieve what I love doing 2016-03-31 09:03:06
  • Lucy Robinson
    Lucy Robinson United Kingdom I enjoyed this course and it has helped me remember the different styles of writing available for a writer. It has given me the confidence to continue studying Writing skills and further my knowledge. The course is laid out in easy and manageable modules and I recommend this course to anyone who wants to improve their English writing or like me wants to be an Author. 2016-03-01 16:03:04
  • Apoorva Yadav
    Apoorva Yadav India Good 2016-02-18 18:02:16
  • Ruth Audu
    Ruth Audu United Kingdom Great course. 2016-01-10 19:01:11
  • Ruth Audu
    Ruth Audu United Kingdom I re- learnt a few things that I had forgotten from my schools days. Thank so much for the free course and I can honestly say that I have taken a few things away from it. 2016-01-10 19:01:25
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