Online training course: Writing in English for professionals

Raise the standard of your professional written English and improve your language skills by learning online. Gain the assurance that comes from knowing you can express yourself flawlessly in an international setting.

  • Writing and language skills
  • Professional international communication
  • Writing clearly and persuasively
  • Marja makes your words work.
  • Alma
  • Paul
  • Sam
  • Nhomy
  • Karla
  • Anouk
  • Denise
  • David
  • Janneke
  • Suzanne
  • Philip
  • Bodine
  • Marijke
  • Voske
  • Kyra
  • Judith
  • Marja
  • Ellen
  • Marijke
  • Jane
  • Eric
  • Annette

Practical information


Dates

  • Thursdays 28 October, 4, 11, 18, 25 November, 9 December

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Class

09.30 - 12.30

Total study load (including online sessions): 24 hours

Location

Online

Fees

€ 575,- course materials included (open training course)

Required course materials

You need a laptop to participate in this course.

Custom workshop?

The exact cost for a private or in-company workshop will depend on your needs and the size of the group. Would you like to know more? Just fill in our contact form or call us on 020 - 598 64 20. We will be happy to make an appointment with you for a free consultation without any obligation.

Online training course: Writing in English for professionals

You’ve written your fair share of emails, reports and internal memos in English, and you’re pretty confident about your English writing skills. But you still feel like your texts could sound more professional. You want to take your English to the next level, so you’re able to tailor your writing style to different types of contexts. Sound familiar? Then our Writing in English for professionals online training course is just what you’re looking for.

Online training course: Writing in English for professionals

This course consists of six online sessions, in which you acquire advanced English writing skills. You will learn to write persuasive texts, and to adapt your writing style and tone to suit specific goals, contexts and target audiences. The course is divided into five modules.

Between each session, you’ll work on your own texts and receive personal feedback from your instructor. There will also be short quizzes on the material covered the week before, and you’ll receive vocabulary lists and homework exercises. In the last session, you will take a final exam.

The sessions are taught online by an experienced instructor, in small groups.

You will work in our online learning environment, where you’ll find practical exercises and tips. You can also use the online environment to exchange knowledge and talk about your experiences with your instructor and your fellow students.

After you’ve completed the training course, you will receive a certificate.


Programme components

Module 1
  • Language skills: vocabulary, learning strategies, present simple or present continuous, when to use a colon
  • Writing skills: writing style, genres, the basics: emails and letters, memos and reports
Module 2
  • Language skills: vocabulary, past simple or present perfect, independent clauses and dependent clauses
  • Writing skills: the writing process, how to write a good business email, how direct can you be in different situations?
Module 3
  • Language skills: vocabulary, writing concisely, where does a new paragraph begin?
  • Writing skills: writing with impact, stylistic devices, peer review: emails
Module 4
  • Language skills: vocabulary, tone and style, active and passive sentences, comma usage, main point at the end of the sentence
  • Writing skills: writing memos, target audience and goal, tone and style, inclusive language use, peer review
Module 5
  • Language skills: vocabulary, how to use of, possessive pronouns, paragraph structure
  • Writing skills: how to write a summary of a business proposal or report, how to present data (graphs, charts), how to connect different ideas in a text, peer review
Final session
  • Final exam
  • Course evaluation

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