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IELTS Level: 4.0, 4.5
Cambridge: B1 Preliminary (PET)

Effective English Writing Skills

This course will help you to increase your ability to write in English an appropriate style and manner, for emailing, reports, taking minutes or writing instructions. You will focus on common errors, look at examples and become better equipped to identify and correct your mistakes, making you more independent and accurate in your writing.

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5 Lessons

Course Info

The objective of this course is to focus on:

  • Formal and informal language
  • Punctuation
  • Common mistakes
  • Proofreading
  • Being concise
  • Useful expressions


  • Lesson 01 - Emails
  • Lesson 02 - Reports
  • Lesson 03 - Procedures & Instructions
  • Lesson 04 - Minutes
  • Lesson 05 - Error Correction

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Course Level

From B1

This course is useful for students:


  • Students who use English in a business context.
  • Students who wish to increase their written accuracy.

Course Content


  • 5 video lessons
  • 10 question test after each lesson
  • 5 downloadable practice exercises

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The Teachers

Elen Evans
Elen Evans

Elen Evans has over eighteen years experience working as an English teacher in Italy, Portugal, Egypt, UK and Spain.

She has taught all levels from beginner to proficiency, including exam preparation courses PET, KET, FCE and CAE and she has worked as a Cambridge oral examiner for years.
She has also worked for the British Council on various occasions, where she trained for and obtained her Cambridge DELTA certificate.

As well as being an experienced and passionate English teacher, she is trained in Natural sciences and loves teaching science to children through English. She has worked as a teacher trainer.

She is delighted to join the Perfectly Spoken team as she sees online teaching and learning as realistic and complementary to our world today.