Not Your Typical English Class: Real-World Writing (6 Week Flex, 13-18)
Over 6 weeks, this class will teach you to write practical, real-world genres. No school essays here! Learn how to write a formal email, online review, an advertisement, and more.
Helen J, PhD
220 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 11 learners
No live meetings
Over 6 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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This is a writing class: the goal of this 6-week course is for you to practice clear, effective, appropriate writing. However, this is not your typical English or ELA class! We will not practice essays, thesis statements, or other types of school writing (although some of those skills are useful to organize your ideas). Instead, this class will be focused on writing for real-world scenarios, with special emphasis on how to write appropriately in today's digital, online medium. Do you know...
This class is taught in English.
LEARNING GOALS include: - Understand the technical aspects and conventions of writing email or writing on digital platforms - Use appropriate tone and vocabulary - Know which terms of address to use for a letter, email or other communication - Learn how to embed a hyperlink or file - Know how to avoid blunders
Assignments require 15 to 30 minutes of writing outside class time, plus a weekly quiz to check understanding (less than 5 minutes). The class is 6 weeks long, so there are 6 writing assignments.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
- websites, blogs and examples of writing online.
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Helen J, PhD
Professor, tutor & creative consultant
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
220 total reviews
204 completed classes
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