Practical and Academic Writing Course


  • Adults
  • 6 hours per week

Practical and Academic Writing: Entry Level 3 - Part 1 (DAY)(69 to 92 hrs)

Practical and Academic Writing: Level 1 - Part 1 (DAY)(69 to 92 hrs)


This course is designed for those who would like to improve their writing skills. You will learn how the English language works. You will be able to construct grammatically correct sentences and know how punctuation can affect /alter meaning. You will be able to recognise and correct errors related to grammar, punctuation and spelling. You will also develop a sound grasp of basic language patterns and be able to spell words with regular and irregular spelling patterns and will be able to check for and correct errors in text. 

To improve your writing, you will learn how to read and obtain information from a variety of sources. They will be able to use this information to show understanding of the texts and to discuss ideas and responses. 

Throughout the course your will learn how to write in a variety of styles for different audiences and purposes both social, professional and academic contexts.  You will learn the skills needed to write accurately and to make decisions about the structure and format of a written response. They will be able to check text for errors and then revise work accordingly, producing a final legible draft.

Where have students gone to after completing this course?

Progression to ESOL

Is there additional work required by the student?

Portfolio Building and Homework.

Entry Requirements

Entry 2 for Entry 3 and Entry 3 for Level 1.