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Write Professional Emails in English

This course is a part of Improve Your English Communication Skills, a 4-course Specialization series from Coursera.

This is a course to 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. You will look at different email formats to analyze tone, formality levels, and various organizational styles. You will be able to improve your emails of introduction, announcements, requests and emails that apologize or revise a request. In this course you will write and revise 4–5 emails, complete several comprehension quizzes and review the emails of other participants. By the end of this course, you will be able to • 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 • Write powerful business emails for professional needs

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Georgia Institute of Technology

Rating 4.7 based on 974 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3-4 hours/week
Starts Mar 23 (last week)
Cost $79
From Georgia Institute of Technology via Coursera
Instructors Gerry Landers, Suzi Lee
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Language English
Subjects Business Languages Humanities
Tags Business Business Essentials Language Learning Learning English

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learnt a lot in 11 reviews

I enjoyed this course and learnt a lot.

I have learnt a lot of new techniques and skills for improving my Email writing.

I have learnt a lot of things.

Through this course, I have learnt a lot of principle of writing emails.

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I learnt a lot of things regarding writing professional emails and Now I can write emails confidently and effectively.

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georgia institute of technology in 7 reviews

Le doy gracias a Dios, a Coursera y a Georgia Institute of Technology.

The professor Gerry Landers and Georgia Institute of Technology paid great attention and care with this course.

Ge-art learning This was a wonderful course I took from Georgia Institute of Technology.The lecturer was good too.

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I have learnt many skills and now I know how to write professional emails in English and this is because all of youe efforts really big thanks for coursera and Georgia institute of technology and our nice respectable dr / larry thanks to you all and best regards Excellent course, and way to structure and teach.

Many thanks to Coursera as well as The Georgia Institute of Technology.

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I would like to express my gratitude for Mr. Gerry Landers and the team of this course for enabling me to benefit from this resource.Thanks!

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well structured in 8 reviews

Well structured course.

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Very well structured.

It is well structured with examples at every interval of course video and best part of it, is quiz which test the learning capability after every course video.

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professor gerry in 6 reviews

Lessons were clear and relevant.thank you so much Professor Gerry Landers and Coursrea for this oportunity.

Professor Gerry Landers is wonderful through the entire course with his lessons and tips.

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Georgia Institute of Technology

Rating 4.7 based on 974 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3-4 hours/week
Starts Mar 23 (last week)
Cost $79
From Georgia Institute of Technology via Coursera
Instructors Gerry Landers, Suzi Lee
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business Languages Humanities
Tags Business Business Essentials Language Learning Learning English

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