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Improve your Writing Skills

Counselling Comp

Course outline

Increase and extend your knowledge of writing skills, whether these be for course assignments, blogs, social media or books!

Topics covered are:

  • Punctuation - when and how to use (apostrophes, exclamation marks, speech marks, dashes, colon, semi colon)
  • Grammar tips - from dangling sentences to split infinitives to double negatives
  • Spellings - common misspellings and how to avoid
  • Usage - affect or effect? Imply or infer?
  • Using repetitive words - expand your vocabulary

Next steps

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Central College Nottingham, Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6AB


21 November 2016 - 23 January 2017

Course code:


Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £64

This course is funding by PCDL so if you are in receipt of certain means-tested benefits and are currently looking for work you may not have to pay any fees. Please visit our Course Fees page more information.


No qualification awarded


6 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

A good grasp of the English language is required. 

Teaching & assessment

Assessment is informative and on-going.


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