English Writing Lessons

Improve your writing skills with our English writing lessons. You can learn techniques to help you write essays, emails, reports, letters, stories, or anything else! You can also learn writing skills for your Cambridge or IELTS writing exam. Enjoy browsing through these Oxford Online English archives.

IELTS Writing Task 2 Analysis – Video

In this lesson, you can learn about an essential skill for writing IELTS task two essays. You’ll see the single most important problem that we see in the IELTS students we teach, and how you can avoid it.

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How to Make Complex Sentences – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to make complex sentences of all types in English.
Making complex sentences will help your English writing. By using a variety of complex sentence forms, your writing will become more versatile and elegant.

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How to Write a CV in English – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to write a CV or resume in English.
If you’re wondering, ‘CV’ and ‘resume’ have the same meaning. The word ‘CV’ is more common in the UK, while ‘resume’ is more common in the USA.
In this video lesson, you’ll see how to write CV in English that is clear and effective. We’ll share some useful language tips to make your CV clearer.

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Improve Your IELTS Writing Grammar Score – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to improve your grammar for the IELTS writing exam.
You’ll see exactly what resources you need to improve your grammar score for IELTS writing. You’ll also get a practical plan which you can follow.

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IELTS Writing Linking Words and Phrases – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to use linking words and phrases for the IELTS writing exam.Linking words are important for your IELTS writing, especially for the essay. Using linking words well can make a big difference to your coherence and cohesion score, which is 25% of your writing score.Even if you’re not preparing for an IELTS exam and just want to improve your English writing generally, this lesson could help you!

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