Do you write and reply to emails? Want to do it more efficiently? This professional email writing course is for you.

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Writing Better Emails

Develop your skills in planning, organising, writing and editing emails.

Email writing is one of the universally important skills in today’s workplace. But it is rarely taught in higher education institutions and many young people arrive in the workplace having never written a professional email. Equally, people with many years’ work experience have never been given any email training.

This online course develops your planning, organising, writing and editing skills, to enable you to write more effective and efficient emails. You will learn techniques to help you write emails that people want to read and ensure you are better understood in the workplace.

What topics will you cover?

  • Planning emails to achieve their purpose
  • Organising content in a logical, reader-friendly structure
  • Adapting emails to different audiences and situations
  • Writing and editing emails to make them clear and concise
  • Writing specific messages and building a relationship with the reader
  • Useful phrases used in modern business email writing

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Apply planning and organising techniques for your writing to fit its purpose
  • Assess and adapt emails to different audiences and situations
  • Develop and edit your email to make it clear, concise and easy to understand

Who is the course for?

This professional email writing course is suitable for anyone who uses email, but especially for those in the early stages of their career, or who need to update their skills.

The course is aimed at native and non-native English speakers at around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR) or above.

Who will you learn with?

I’ve been in learning and development for over 14 years. I create and deliver professional skills training, including cross-cultural communication and effective writing.

I’m Alejandra, I’ve been working as an EFL teacher since 1980. Currently, I’m working as an online Moderator/Educator for the BC delivering teaching development courses and other MOOC courses for FL

I have been in the field of communications for over 30 years. I am now Assistant Director at the Professional Development Centre in K.L.

Who developed the course?

British Council

The British Council is on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries connecting the best of UK culture with a global audience and providing high-quality English language courses.

What's included?

This is a premium course. These courses are designed for professionals from specific industries looking to learn with a smaller group of like-minded individuals.

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you're eligible
  • Download and print your Certificate of Achievement anytime
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