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ESL Writing Fundamentals Online Course

Online

Subject: ESL

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This course will develop your knowledge of English grammar and your ability to write in English for business and study. The course is aimed at students who can write and speak basic English and wish to strengthen their English language skills, particularly their writing skills.

Students will learn by reading the course notes, completing written and spoken exercises for each lesson, and submitting them for comment...

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This course will develop your knowledge of English grammar and your ability to write in English for business and study. The course is aimed at students who can write and speak basic English and wish to strengthen their English language skills, particularly their writing skills.

Students will learn by reading the course notes, completing written and spoken exercises for each lesson, and submitting them for comment and correction. Your tutor will provide ongoing and personalised support.

Lessons:

There are 12 lessons in this course:

1. Parts of speech
Introduction
Parts of speech ... nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, etc
Gender; noun gener, pronoun gender
Adjectives; types of adjectives
Articles; definite and indefinite
When to Use an article

2. Verbs
Verb phrases
Auxillary or Helping Verbs
Subject - Verb Agreement
Gerunds
Verb Mood
Verb Tense
Present, Past, Mixed, FutureTense
Verb Voice

3. Parts of a sentence
Object
Clauses and phrases
Subject and Predicate
Roles of a Verb in a Sentence; transitive verbs, Intransitive verbs

4. Building and combining sentences
Sentence Construction
Basic Sentence Patterns
Verb Position in a Sentence
Forming Questions
Expanding Basic Sentences
Adding Modifying Words, Clauses or Phrases
Linking words

5. Vocabulary
Related words
Word origins
Prefixes
Suffixes
Word combinations

6. Developing vocabulary
Context
Formal and informal language
Connotative and denotative language

7. Writing for different purposes Part 1
Writing to obtain and clarify information
Purpose
Your Reader
Content
Method of Communicating
Guidelines for Effective Writing in English
Tips for Requesting and Clarifying Information

8. Writing for different purposes Part 2
Informative Writing Goals
Writing to provide information
What Else are You Communicating; Information, attitude, relationship
Tips for Providing Information; good, neutral or bad news
Persuasion

9. Writing for business
Writing letters
Short reports
Submissions

10. Study skills
Understanding concepts
Essay structure
Addressing all parts of a topic
Understanding what is required
Referencing

11. Proof reading and editing
Correcting and refining your document
Targeting the intended reader

12. Special project
Reading
Researching and writing for three different contexts (work, study, business).

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Course Code: AWR101
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Certificate
Exam: Optional

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

Online

Price: $693.00

 

Notes:

International: $630.00 AUD
Australia: $693.00 AUD
(Includes GST)


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