English for academic writing is a free micro Open Online Course (mOOC) designed for learners who want to polish their writing skills. This course will help you to:

  1. Acquire and demonstrate a greater understanding of the steps involved in the editing process.
  2. Be able to recognise when and where your writing needs improving.
  3. Acquire knowledge to be able to edit your writing so that it’s clearer and more effective.
  4. Connect with learners from around the world to gain broader perspectives on the writing process in different countries and cultures.


Learning outcomes

  • Learn to identify the steps involved in editing your texts successfully.
  • Learn about important elements to take into account when editing.
  • Learn about the different elements that make your writing more polished.
  • Learn to understand the anatomy of a sentence.