PUNCTUATION

ENGLISH - WRITING

ABOUT

Without proper punctuation your readers will struggle to work out what it is you’re really trying to say. In these units we look at a variety of tips to help you sort punctuation and get your point across.

UNITS

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Apostrophes
Apostrophes

Many of us struggle to use apostrophes in the right way. It’s really important to get this right if we want to be understood and to get top marks in exams. In this 12 minute video we’ll look at some top tops to use them in the right way and to help you if you get stuck. Video – 12 …

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How to write using paragraphs
How to write using paragraphs

Learn how to make your writing easier to read through using paragraphs. Paragraphs are a group of sentences. These sentences talk about the same thing or follow on from each other. They are used in writing to introduce new topics or pieces of information. Paragraphs make your writing easier to read. Interactive lesson with quiz …

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English for work
English for work

Free online course from Futurelearn: Future Learn – English for the workplace This course is for people who are learning English and who are interested in developing English language skills for employability and workplace contexts. It will help job seekers and young professionals with the English they need. Each week, we’ll focus on key aspects of English for the workplace. You’ll watch videos and listen to audio recordings of people searching and applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, taking interviews, starting their new job, and working with new colleagues. Our experienced tutor will examine some of the language used and will draw your attention to useful points that will help you improve your English in workplace contexts. The course does not follow a language syllabus but takes workplace English as its starting point, and offers functional language phrases and real, authentic workplace scenarios. Short quizzes and discussions will help you measure your understanding and practise your English. Throughout the course you’ll be asked to share your opinions, ideas and questions with other learners. The best way to get the most out of the course is to be prepared to join in and share your experiences.   This course started this week so if it sounds like it’s for you, sign up …

Grammar and punctuation
Grammar and punctuation

A short set of quiz modules to test level 1 learners by letting them practice how to combine grammar and punctuation to form English sentences.   QUIZ module: 5-10 minutes …

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