Clear English - effective writing

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Clear English - effective writing:

Whether it's an internal email or a proposal, effective writing reflects well on both the writer - and their organisation.

The key to effective writing is understanding what your reader wants and then organising your information to deliver it. This training session shows anyone who needs to communicate in writing, how to write clearly and avoid common pitfalls. It gives delegates the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively communicate in written form, including articles, reports, marketing copy, faxes, e-mails, letters, etc.


The foundations

  • Considering the reader
  • Clarifying the message


  • Finding the structure which lends itself to the message

Doing it: Delegates will analyse the appropriate structures for different types of writing


  • Are you using the right language?
  • Avoiding jargon

Three parts of a written piece

  • Opening
  • Development with transitions and subheads
  • The end

Doing it: Delegates will build a piece of writing using effective openings; logical links; snappy endings

The building blocks

  • Words
  • Sentences
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Paragraphs

The POWER method of effective writing

  • Prepare
  • Organise
  • Write
  • Examine
  • Revise

Doing it: Delegates will plan and write either a report; letter; article, etc

"The course was excellent. It should be taken by everyone who is involved in writing."

Additional entry requirements

The above outline is just an example of what we can deliver for you. All our in-company training is tailored to suit your specific needs, so we will design a bespoke solution to meet your objectives.

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course info


Can be taught anywhere in United Kingdom. Contact course provider to agree precise meeting place.


1 day


Customised to suit your needs.


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