English for professionals - Writing B2 > B2/C1

Effective writing is an important skill in any professional setting. Whether you are writing extended emails or official letters, policy briefs or business reports, internal memorandums or website content, you need to know how to tailor your writing style to suit these different types of documents.

This course provides a dynamic, practical and skills-based training for your career. Working in small groups and using a hands-on approach, you will improve your writing skills and strengthen your confidence to use English in various situations.

Learning goals

  • Developing writing skills for different audiences and in different contexts across a variety of genres
  • Increasing clarity, accuracy and coherence in written texts
  • Expanding vocabulary
  • Improving overall writing skills based on your needs      

This course is intended for staff of the University of Groningen, the University Medical Center Groningen and the universities of applied sciences in the three northern provinces as well as business professionals who would like to improve their English writing skills.

Duration: 12 weeks
Study load: 10 x 2 contact hours + self-study (+/- 20 hours)

This course will be taught as an online interactive group course via Blackboard Collaborate; our online classroom for the coming period! Read here everything you can expect from an online language course.

Check your writing level
In order to establish your current writing level in English, we would like you to upload three pieces of writing from your own working environment. If possible, please provide three different types, such as e-mails, reports, formal letters, policy briefs or minutes (in total of approximately 500 words). They can be texts that you have already written but have not edited. These texts should also not be template emails, letters or forms.

Please upload your texts here.

English for professionals - Writing B2 > B2/C1

EUR 650.00

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Coursecode Free spots Starts on Ends on Days Enrolment
ENG-WR_B2-2020-96 9 10 Nov 2020 26 Jan 2021
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 (CET)
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