If English is your second language, this course will help you to improve your writing and vocabulary to communicate better in a variety of settings. This course is ideal for those who can write and speak basic English but want to strengthen their English skills – in particular, writing.
ESL Writing Fundamentals is an online program that will strengthen and develop your English language skills.
In this professional development course, you will learn how to use English grammar, build and structure sentences, understand different styles of writing and develop your ability to proofread and edit your work.
You will also improve your English language skills to be able to write letters, short reports and submissions for work, study and business.
On completion of this course, you will have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of English and be able to communicate better with friends, at work or for study.
ESL Writing Fundamentals
Unit 1 – Parts of speech
Parts of speech
Singular and plural forms
Unit 2 – Verbs
Participles, phrasal verbs
Unit 3 – Parts of a sentence
Subject & predicate
Clauses and phrases
Unit 4 – Building and combining sentences
Structure and meaning
Unit 5 – Vocabulary
Unit 6 – Developing vocabulary
Formal and informal language
Connotative and denotative language
Unit 7 – Writing for different purposes Part 1
Writing to obtain and clarify information
Unit 8 – Writing for different purposes Part 2
Writing to provide information
Unit 9 – Writing for business
Unit 10 – Study skills
Addressing all parts of a topic
Understanding what is required
Unit 11 – Proof reading and editing
Correcting and refining your document
Targeting the intended reader
Unit 12 – Special project
Researching and writing for three different contexts (work, study, business)
When you study with Australian Online Courses you will be assessed using a competency-based training method. Competency-based training focuses on a learner’s ability to receive, respond to and process information to achieve a competency result. As such, skills-based and knowledge assessments are geared towards attainment to meet industry-defined standards.
Assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, including short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 100 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, PDF copies are available for download and self-printing for this program.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.
Professional development for those with English as a second language who wish to improve their English language skills.