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English Writing Skills


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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English Writing Skills 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.

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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 434 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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  • 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
  • Charles Winstead
    Charles Winstead United States of America I would like to have seen a little more in the mystery genre. Overall I thought it was well constructed and I did learn some thing I will be using in the future. 2015-07-05 21:07:23
  • Angela Ankomah
    Angela Ankomah United Kingdom The lessons regarding the Types of writing has truly helped and changed my own writing styles. 2015-06-25 20:06:55
  • Kyron Cooper
    Kyron Cooper United States of America I enjoyed this class and would recommend it to others who may be interested in sharpening their skills. 2015-06-11 20:06:25
  • Luis Vasquez
    Luis Vasquez United States of America I really love how informative this course was. I would really love to know if a pdf copy of either the lessons, and/or the quiz can be saved to the files for future reference and studying. That would be truly amazing. Otherwise, thank you for this lesson and I look forward to learning more from you. 2015-05-25 08:05:06
  • Shaquita Maxey
    Shaquita Maxey United States of America Very great informative lesson! 2015-04-10 05:04:51
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