ESL Writing Fundamentals, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
395 GBP/full
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This ESL Writing Fundamentals course from Warnborough College will develop your knowledge of English grammar and your ability to write in English for business and study. 


The ESL Writing Fundamentals course from Warnborough College 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.


  • Understand the basic rules of grammar
  • Apply rules of grammar to construct correct sentences
  • Identify word parts – word roots, prefixes and suffixes
  • Use word parts to develop vocabulary
  • Name the parts of speech
  • Understand basic principles of correct sentence construction
  • Understand the nature and purpose of a paragraph
  • Identify different kinds of language – formal/informal, direct/indirect
  • Identify appropriate language for different writing contexts
  • Use correct formats for business writing
  • Use correct formats for writing for study
  • Improve pronunciation

Programme Structure

There are 12 lessons in this module. They are:

  • Parts of speech – parts of speech, singular & plural forms, and subject-verb agreement
  • Verbs – verb tense, infinitives, participles, phrasal verbs
  • Parts of a sentence – subject & predicate, object, clauses and phrases
  • Building and combining sentences – structure and meaning, sentence variety, linking words
  • Vocabulary – related words, word origins, prefixes, suffixes, word combinations
  • Developing vocabulary – context, formal & informal language, connotative & denotative language
  • Writing for different purposes Part 1 – writing to obtain and clarify information
  • Writing for different purposes Part 2 – writing to provide information
  • Writing for business – writing letters, short reports, submissions
  • Study skills – understanding concepts, essay structure, addressing all parts of a topic, understanding what is required, referencing
  • Proof reading and editing – correcting and refining your document
  • Special project

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You may enrol and start at any time of the year – it’s all self-paced.


  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

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