Teacher: Karen Luttrell (Toronto)
Promotion: Trial Class 50% Off!
If you struggle with business writing and think it is holding you back from career advancement, this course is for you. Bring your business documents, and career aspirations, back to life! Learn to create concise, precise, and readable documents that help you reach your professional goals.
This course is helpful for native and non-native speakers alike. Throughout the course you will learn how to structure effective emails, letters, proposals and more. You will also learn writing skills that you can apply to any project, such as adapting your writing for specific audiences, avoiding the most common errors in sentence structure, avoiding wordy phrases, taking confusing jargon out of your work, and proofreading effectively to catch your mistakes before you are embarrassed by them.
City / Country of origin: Toronto, Canada
Mother language: English
Spoken languages: English
ABOUT THE TEACHER
I love helping people and organizations harness the power of effective communications. For many people, this means improving their English writing skills so they can produce clear, concise, and effective essays and business documents. In addition to teaching, my background includes 17 years working in professional communications and also volunteer experience as the VP communications for the Professional Writers Association of Canada, Toronto Chapter.
Honours Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, York University, 1998
Certificate for Teaching English as an International Language, York University, 1998
Introduction to Learning and Teaching, George Brown College, 2015 (Training for contract faculty at the college.)
I teach Communications part-time at a community college. This has included teaching Business English and College English. I have tutored ESL students while I was in university. More recently I have organized and spoken at professional development events for freelance writers and nonprofit communications professionals.
Your English proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:
A1 - Beginner:
A2 - Elementary:
B1 - Intermediate:
B2 - Independent:
C1 - Advanced:
C2 - Proficient: