Professional writing skills for non-native English speakers Course


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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.


June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
PWS030 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
PWS030 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

Date
Duration
Location
Fee
Action
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nakuru
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Pretoria
$2,400
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


INTRODUCTION

"I can speak English fluently, but writing letters and emails at work is very different."

"I studied English to a high level, but I never learned any business writing."

"My line manager often changes what I have written without explanation."

Does this sound like you? If English isn't your first language, business writing can be a big challenge. You may be extremely good at grammar and spelling, but not quite so sure how to word an email or construct an effective letter. This customized course will help you to express yourself clearly and appropriately in written English, including tips on building your skills and confidence.

Duration

5 Days

Who should Attend

The course is suitable for anyone working in English a second language who would like support in any aspect of writing at work.
The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.


Course Level:

Course Objectives

The course will boost your confidence and your skills. It will give you the tools for writing clear, concise English at work, whatever the task. You will leave with a useful handbook and an action plan for developing your skills.


Course Outline

We will focus on the skills you need for business writing and writing at work. Topics will include:

  • good practice in business writing in English
  • planning your documents—a reader-friendly approach
  • finding the right structure
  • guidelines on letters and emails, and some useful phrases
  • using plain English - fewer words, shorter words and sentences
  • keeping it active, avoiding jargon and abstracts
  • getting the tone right
  • good sentence construction in English
  • some common grammar mistakes
  • punctuation and style guidelines
  • tips on presentation and layout
  • checking your documents 

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Course Administration Details:

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 ,or mail [email protected]/[email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]


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