Write Professional Emails in English

Open Online

Course Description

This course will help you write effective business emails in English. This course is unique because each module will provide tips on writing more professional emails as well as lessons to improve your overall English writing skills. Therefore, you will improve your grammar and vocabulary skills for email writing and also improve your cross cultural knowledge to make you more powerful and successful in your business communication.

How You Will Benefit

  • Improve your overall written English skills
  • See differences and similarities among the different email formats
  • Write more effective subject lines and email text
  • Apply various key language to different types of emails
  • Correct common errors such as punctuation and capitalization
  • Study tone and level of formality in emails
  • Understand how culture affects what is appropriate in a business emails

Ready To Get Started?

This Open Online course is brought to you in partnership with Coursera, an online learning platform. If you’re ready to register now, you will be directed to the Coursera website.


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  • Week 1: Get to Know Basic Email Writing Structures
  • Week 2: Let's Start Writing
  • Week 3: Introduction and Announcement Emails
  • Week 4: Request and Apology Emails
  • Week 5: Culture Matters


Technology Requirements

Verify you meet the minimum technology requirements for this section.