Professional and Academic Writing

Academic Writing and Business Writing for ESL Students

This course will help ESL students develop and improve their writing skills.

It is designed for high intermediate and advanced students preparing for academic tests or business and professional careers.

The course is based on the standards generally accepted in North America

Writing involves complex skills that can be learned, practiced and mastered. The goal of the course is to encourage learners to explore and organize their ideas, and provide relevant language practice so that they become competent and independent writers.

Course Topics include writing:

  • paragraphs
  • essays
  • summaries

The work-related component of the course includes

  • business letters
  • memos
  • e-mails
  • reports

Academic and business writing relies on accuracy and precision to be effective.

Register for this course at

St. Patrick's Adult School
290 Nepean Street
Ottawa, ON K1R 5G3
Phone: 613-594-5773
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where Academic Writing & Business Writing is offered.