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Write Professional Emails in English

This is a course to help you write effective business emails in English. This course is unique because each module will provide tips on writing more professional emails as well as lessons to improve your overall English writing skills
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Last Updated:June 17, 2022
Course level:Intermediate
Course Duration: 14h

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Description

This is a course to help you write effective business emails in English. This course is unique because each module will provide tips on writing more professional emails as well as lessons to improve your overall English writing skills. Therefore, you will improve your grammar and vocabulary skills for email writing and also improve your cross-cultural knowledge to make you more powerful and successful in your business communication. You will look at different email formats to analyze tone, formality levels, and various organizational styles. You will be able to improve your emails of introduction, announcements, requests and emails that apologize or revise a request. In this course you will write and revise 4–5 emails, complete several comprehension quizzes and review the emails of other participants.

Course Content

11 sections • 28 lecture • 19h 33m total length

About Course

This is a course to help you write effective business emails in English. This course is unique because each module will provide tips on writing more professional emails as well as lessons to improve your overall English writing skills
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What You will learn

  • By the end of this course, you will be able to
  • • Improve your overall written English skills
  • • See differences and similarities among the different email formats
  • • Write more effective subject lines and email text
  • • Apply various key language to different types of emails
  • • Correct common errors such as punctuation and capitalization
  • • Study tone and level of formality in emails
  • • Understand how culture affects what is appropriate in a business emails
  • • Write powerful business emails for professional needs

Course Curriculum / Content

Week 1
1) Understand basic professional email structures in English. 2) Identify key things to do and things to avoid. 3) Learn how to do basic editing of punctuation and capitalization. Learning Objectives Review basic professional email structures in English. Analyze key things to do and things to avoid in a professional email. Demonstrate how to edit basic use of punctuation and capitalization in English.

  • 02:00
  • Write an Introduction of Yourself to Your Course Peers
  • DOs and DON’Ts in Professional Email (video)
    08:00
  • Check Your Knowledge
  • Organization, Style & Editing Basics (Video)
    06:00
  • Write a Practice Email
  • Common Errors in Punctuation (video)
    06:06
  • Check your Knowledge
  • Common Errors in Capitalization (video)
    00:00
  • Check your Knowledge
  • Additional Resources
  • Peer-graded Assignment: Rewrite Kevin’s Email

Week 2
1) Write more effective subject lines. 2) Understand the organization of email text. 3) Write better email text. Learning Objectives Create more effective subject lines. Review the organization of email text. Practice writing better email text.

Week 3
1) Analyze and identify the traits of introductions and announcement emails. 2) Learn and use key language for these types of emails to revise your first email. Learning Objectives Distinguish the traits of introductions and announcement emails. Demonstrate the use of key language for these types of emails and apply appropriate changes to your first email.

Week 4
1) Analyze and identify the traits of request and apology emails. 2) Learn specific language associated with making request and apologies. 3) Practice focused key language. Learning Objectives Distinguish the traits of request and apology emails. Review specific language associated with making request and apologies. Practice focused key language.

Week 5
1) Review cultural effects on all your email writing. 2) Learn how to distinguish different ways people communicate and how to apply these differences to email writing. Learning Objectives Review cultural effects on all your email writing. Distinguish different ways people communicate and how to apply these differences to email writing.

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Requirements

  • Self-paced study|
  • Decent internet access point
  • Accessible over mobile phones
  • Graded Assignments with Peer Feedback
  • Graded Quizzes with Feedback
  • Graded Programming Assignments

Target Audience

  • Fresh Graduates Entering the Job Market
  • Learning English for Professional Communication
  • People who need to learn English as second language

Material Includes

  • This Course Plus the Full Specialization
  • Shareable Certificates
  • Self-Paced Learning Option
  • Course Videos & Readings
  • Practice Quizzes

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