Writting Boost

The practice that hones your ability to express ideas clearly – writing!
For both exams and everyday English, strong writing skills are essential. Booster lessons in writing refine your ability to communicate effectively, enhancing your performance in written exams and improving your overall communication skills.

The more you write, the more confident you become in your ability to express yourself in English. This confidence can translate into other areas of language learning, such as speaking and reading.

Skills for Effective Writing

Boost your Writing 1

Below are the areas covered in the first level.

  • Skill 1: Words, Sentences, and Paragraphs. Topic: Personal Information
  • Skill 2: Punctuation 1: The Period, the Question Mark, and the Comma. Topic: Schedules
  • Skill 3: Capitalization Rules 1. Topic: Gadgets
  • Skill 4: What is a Noun? Topic: The Workplace
  • Skill 5: Recognizing and Identifying Verbs. Topic: Skills and Qualities for Success
  • Skill 6: The Sentence. Topic: Around the House
  • Skill 7: Capitalization Rules 2. Topic: Local Attractions
  • Skill 8: Sentences with Objects. Topic: Lifestyles
  • Skill 9: Sentence Fragments: Checking for Subject and Verb. Topic: Daily Habits
  • Skill 10: Prepositional Phrases. Topic: Cultural Holidays
  • Skill 11: Paragraph Formatting. Topic: Time Management
  • Skill 12: Topic Sentences. Topic: Success Stories
  • Skill 13: Supporting Sentences. Topic: Business Ideas
  • Skill 14: Concluding Sentences. Topic: Life Stories
  • Skill 15: Simple and Compound Sentences. Topic: Luck and Loss
  • Skill 16: Simple Sentences with Two Verbs. Topic: Eating Habits
  • Skill 17: Compound Sentences with And, But, and So. Topic: Languages
  • Skill 18: There is and There are. Topic: Changes and Risks
  • Skill 19: Review of Nouns and Verbs; Introduction to Adjectives. Topic: Meals Around the World
  • Skill 20: Review: Simple and Compound Sentences. Topic: Social Customs
  • Skill 21: Review: Topic, Supporting, and Concluding Sentences. Topic: Making Connections
  • Skill 22: Recognizing Irrelevant Sentences. Topic: College Life
  • Skill 23: Complex Sentences. Topic: Body Language
  • Skill 24: Sentences with Because. Topic: Inventions and Discoveries
  • Skill 25: Clauses with Before and After. Topic: Fast Food or Slow Food
  • Skill 26: Avoiding Run-On Sentences. Topic: Do What You Enjoy Doing
  • Skill 27: Review: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences. Topic: The Years Ahead
  • Skill 28: Review: Punctuation. Topic: Will We Need Teachers?
  • Skill 29: Organizing Ideas Before You Write. Topic: Study Habits
  • Skill 30: Adding Detail. Topic: Getting What You Want
  • Skill 31: Sentence Order in Paragraphs. Topic: Making a Good Impression
  • Skill 32: Word Forms. Topic: Progress
  • Skill 33: Organization with Time Order. Topic: Facts and Opinions

Boost your Writing 2

Below are the areas covered in the second level.

  • Skill 1: Simple Sentences. Topic: Are You Often Online?
  • Skill 2: What Is a Paragraph? Topic: Brainpower
  • Skill 3: Subject–Verb Agreement. Topic: What’s Appropriate?
  • Skill 4: Capitalization Rules 1. Topic: Entrepreneurs
  • Skill 5: Punctuation 1: Periods, Question Marks, and Commas in Lists. Topic: Science and Society
  • Skill 6: Consistent Pronoun Use. Topic: Memorable Events
  • Skill 7: Avoiding Run-Ons and Comma Splices. Topic: Privacy Matters
  • Skill 8: Avoiding Sentence Fragments. Topic: The Media
  • Skill 9: Topic Sentences. Topic: Challenging Ourselves
  • Skill 10: Supporting Sentences. Topic: Discoveries
  • Skill 11: Concluding Sentences. Topic: Unsolved Mysteries
  • Skill 12: Sentences with Relative Clauses. Topic: Cities
  • Skill 13: Simple vs. Compound Sentences. Topic: A Good Workplace
  • Skill 14: Complex Sentences. Topic: Learn Quickly!
  • Skill 15: Sentence Combining for Variety. Topic: Food on the Table
  • Skill 16: Giving Specific Examples 1. Topic: Life Lists
  • Skill 17: Punctuation 2: More About Commas. Topic: Getting Older
  • Skill 18: Capitalization Rules. Topic: Learning to Communicate 70
  • Skill 19: Transition Words 1: Chronological Order. Topic: Amazing Science
  • Skill 20: Verb Tense Consistency. Topic: Good Causes
  • Skill 21: Giving Specific Examples 2. Topic: The Right Job
  • Skill 22: Outlines. Topic: How to Sell it
  • Skill 23: Review: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences. Topic: Life Today, Life Tomorrow
  • Skill 24: Facts vs. Opinions. Topic: Getting Along at Work
  • Skill 25: Including Opposing Opinions. Topic: Money, Money, Money
  • Skill 26: Transition Words 2: Examples and Contrasts. Topic: We Are All Different
  • Skill 27: Formal vs. Informal Vocabulary and Using Vivid Language. Topic: The Best and the Worst
  • Skill 28: Writing for an Academic Audience. Topic: Managing Your Body Clock
  • Skill 29: Review: Combining Sentences. Topic: Civil Rights
  • Skill 30: Irrelevant Information vs. Relevant Information. Topic: Sleep
  • Skill 31: Transition Words 3: Opinions and Conclusions. Topic: Viruses
  • Skill 32: The Essay. Topic: Special Days

Boost your Writing 3

Below are the areas covered in the third level.

  • Skill 1: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences. Topic: First Impressions
  • Skill 2: The Paragraph. Topic: Global Marketing
  • Skill 3: Topic Sentences. Topic: Success
  • Skill 4: Supporting Sentences. Topic: Nature vs. Nurture
  • Skill 5: Concluding Sentences. Topic: Looking ahead at Technology
  • Skill 6: Avoiding Sentence Fragments. Topic: Business Practices of the Future
  • Skill 7: Avoiding Run-Ons and Comma Splices. Topic: Learning How to Remember
  • Skill 8: Parallel Structure. Topic: Computers and Crime
  • Skill 9: Features of Good Writing. Topic: Attitudes Toward Nutrition
  • Skill 10: Clarity in Sentences and Paragraphs. Topic: Colour
  • Skill 11: Unity in Paragraphs. Topic: Unusual Work Environments
  • Skill 12: Academic Writing vs. Informal Writing. Topic: Getting an Education
  • Skill 13: Coherence. Topic: Innovative Marketing Techniques
  • Skill 14: Types of Writing. Topic: Geographic Mobility
  • Skill 15: Descriptive Paragraphs. Topic: Cultural Values
  • Skill 16: Comparison Paragraphs. Topic: Inventions They Said Would Never Work
  • Skill 17: Cause–Effect Paragraphs. Topic: Human Motivation
  • Skill 18: Persuasive Paragraphs. Topic: Creative Problem Solving
  • Skill 19: Using Outside Sources of Information. Topic: English as a Global Language
  • Skill 20: Review of Paragraph Types. Topic: Food and Science
  • Skill 21: Introduction to Essays. Topic: Alternative Energy Sources
  • Skill 22: The Introductory Paragraph. Topic: Biometrics
  • Skill 23: Body Paragraphs. Topic: Generational Differences
  • Skill 24: Concluding Paragraphs. Topic: Media in the United States
  • Skill 25: Descriptive Essays. Topic: Natural Disasters
  • Skill 26: Comparison Essays. Topic: Globalization of Food
  • Skill 27: The Steps of Essay Writing. Topic: Consumerism
  • Skill 28: Analysing an Essay. Topic: Technology in Society

Boost your Writing 4

Below are the areas covered in the fourth level.

  • Skill 1: Avoiding Sentence Fragments, Run-Ons, and Comma Splices. Topic: The Environment and You
  • Skill 2: Connectors 1: Connectors for Cause and Effect Writing. Topic: Consumer Behaviour
  • Skill 3: Simple Strategies for Making Writing More Academic. Topic: Social Responsibility
  • Skill 4: Paraphrasing to Avoid Plagiarism. Topic: Alternative Energy Sources
  • Skill 5: Topic, Supporting, and Concluding Sentences. Topic: Family Size and Personality
  • Skill 6: Parallel Structure. Topic: Communication Styles
  • Skill 7: Appropriate Sources. Topic: Family Values in Different Cultures
  • Skill 8: Connectors 2: Connectors for Compare and Contrast Writing. Topic: Business Practices
  • Skill 9: Sentence Variety. Topic: The American Dream
  • Skill 10: Punctuation for Quotations. Topic: Immigrant Life
  • Skill 11: Strategies to Avoid Repetition of Words. Topic: Job Interviewing
  • Skill 12: Avoiding Wordiness and Redundancy. Topic: Business Personalities
  • Skill 13: Avoiding Frequently Misspelled Words. Topic: Genetically Modified Food
  • Skill 14: Facts vs. Opinions. Topic: Children and Health
  • Skill 15: Acknowledging Opposing Opinions. Topic: Patients, Doctors, and the Internet
  • Skill 16: Avoiding Choppy Sentences and Stringy Sentences. Topic: Leading a Healthy Life
  • Skill 17: Summarizing Outside Sources. Topic: Privacy in the Digital Age
  • Skill 18: Avoiding Overgeneralizations. Topic: Violence, Media, and Children
  • Skill 19: Avoiding Charged Language. Topic: Information Overload
  • Skill 20: Elements of a Strong Argument. Topic: Social Networking

One World Learning uses Skills for Effective Writing  which teaches a wide variety of discrete writing skills and offers extensive practice in each one.

Students are better writers when they master discrete writing skills, such as creating topic sentences and recognizing irrelevant information. Learning to write is a complex process but when students master these skills that are critical to become good writers, all of their writing improves. This allows teachers to focus their time and feedback on the content of student work.

How can writing help me?

Writing practice is a fundamental part of learning English. It not only improves your language skills but also boosts your confidence and ability to communicate effectively in spoken as well as written English.

Regular writing practice reinforces grammar rules, sentence structure, and spelling. It also helps expand and correctly use new vocabulary, leading to more accurate and fluent writing.

Writing requires organising thoughts logically and presenting arguments coherently. It encourages creative expression, making learning more enjoyable and engaging.

Consistent writing practice builds confidence in expressing ideas and provides a tangible record of progress. Reviewing past writings shows improvement and motivates continued practice.

Writing and reading are interconnected. Writing practice enhances understanding of text structures, improving overall reading comprehension skills.

Writing practice improves the ability to convey ideas clearly and accurately, essential for both personal and professional communication, including emails, reports, and essays.

Good writing skills are crucial for academic and professional environments. Effective writing boosts performance in exams and enhances overall communication abilities.

What materials do I need?

One World Learning provide you with an online folder with your course material available for download. However, there are several essential requirements to ensure a smooth and effective learning experience.

  • A personal computer or laptop with up-to-date hardware and software is necessary.

  • Classes contain video and audio playback so a stable and high-speed internet connection is recommended for attending online classes.

  • A webcam and microphone are essential for participating in virtual classes and discussions. Most computers come equipped with built in webcams and mics.

  • Headphones or earphones can help reduce background noise and provide a better audio experience during online classes.

  • Set up a dedicated and quiet study space where you can focus on your online classes without distractions.

  • Have digital or physical note-taking tools ready. This could be a notebook, digital note-taking app, or any other method you find effective.

By ensuring that you have these essentials, you’ll be well-prepared for a positive and productive online learning experience.