Length: 2 Days
Writing Skills Training
Writing Skills Training Course Description
Writing skills training helps you write clear, to the point, persuasive, and understandable. Writing skills training covers various formats of writing, including descriptive, thriller, instructional text, opinion pieces, as well as punctuation. This hands-on delivers sufficient guidelines to express your opinions unambiguously and creatively in a variety of writing styles.
We will teach you how to know your readers and modify your writing style to be interesting and understandable to them. We also will discuss critical writing and that how you can critique your own writing, proofread, and revise it. The better your writing skills are, the greater the impression you’ll make on the people around you. You never know how far such great impressions will take you! In this hands-on training, we’ll teach you how you can enhance your writing skills and stay away from common mistakes.
Writing skills training is mostly dedicated to practical exercises. You will practice what they are taught via several templates, in-class activities, and hands-on workshops. During these exercises, you will identify your strengths, as well as the areas you need to work on more to improve. Under our coaching, you will discover the type of writing format suitable for you and will develop your own personal style.
Writing skills training is a 2-day course designed for all the individuals interested in improving their general writing skills.
Upon the completion of the writing skills writing, the attendees are able to:
- Identify their target audience
- Appreciate the value of their audience
- Generate outlines
- Construct correct sentences
- Apply English grammar properly
- Discuss various types of writing styles
- Apply the proper writing style based on their audience and the application
- Identify the triggers of writing
- Articulate the differences between story, comedy, descriptive, mystery, instructional, opinionative, poetic and reflective writing
- Avoid common grammatical errors
- Criticize their own and other’s writing
- Proofread their own writing
- Revise and improve their own writing
Overview of Writing Skills
- What is the purpose of writing?
- The value of the audience
- Various types of writing format
- The writing presents its writer
- Triggers for writing
- Writing for the targeted audience
- Writing assessment
Types of Writing
- Story writing
- Comedy writing
- Mysteries and science fiction
- Instructional writing
- Opinionative writing
- Poetry writing
- Reflective writing
Writing Process, Step-by-Step
- Know your audience
- Always generate an outline
- Use Attention-Interest-Desire-Action (AIDA) formula
- Show some empathy
- Apply the Rhetorical Triangle tool
- Determine your main theme
- Stay away from difficult words
- Write with simple language
Common Grammatical Mistakes
- Using verbs as nouns, and vise versa
- Adverbs and conjugations
- Confusing homophones
- Possessive and contraction
- Possession and plural
- Identifying your purpose
- Clarifying your thoughts
- Identifying the key points, facts and themes
- Deciding on a logical order
- Composing an impressive introduction and ending
- Constructing short paragraphs and sentences
- Making the key points stand out
- Definition of critical writing
- What is descriptive writing?
- Critical writing vs descriptive writing
- Finding your voice
- Threading the quotes
- How to use paragraphs strategically
- If it’s valuable enough to include, it’s valuable enough to tell why
- Line of argument
Checklist to Review Your Writing
- Are descriptive and critical writing in balance?
- Have I been able to convince the reader about what I wrote?
- Is my assumption trailed and supported adequately well by my previous analysis and argument?
- Are the statements understandable?
- Are my statements interesting enough to persuade the reader to continue reading?
- Is the grammar been applied properly?
- Proofing the headers and sub-headers
- Reading the document out loud
- Using your finger to follow text as you read
- Starting at the end of your writing
Writing Skills Training