Professional e-mails (ATP)

Content information

Objective:

This workshop aims to improve your written language skills and teaches you how to properly communicate in English in a business context. This module specifically focuses on writing a clear and concise e-mail.   

This module focuses on acquiring the following skills in the context of business correspondence:

  • applying writing conventions
  • adopting the right register
  • structuring your content
  • broadening vocabulary
  • revising grammar

Content:

This workshop focuses on specific structures and techniques to write clear professional e-mails. Further attention is paid to frequently occurring spelling, vocabulary and grammar errors.

Authentic material is used to analyze the structure and language use in English e-mails. Participants are asked to bring own e-mails that will be discussed during the workshop, which will lead to individual or group suggestions for rewriting.

Administrative data

Programme: VTO

Useful info

Special information:
You can only register (*) for this course via the UGent portal.

(*) How?

  1. Log in to Athena
  2. Navigate to Office
  3. Select Apollo
  4. Click “Personeel”
  5. Click “Vorming”, then “Catalogus”
  6. Search (or navigate to) the course of your choice and click “Inschrijven”

This course is intended for UGent staff. However, you can book this course for your company’s staff as well. Please contact Tom.DeMoor@UGent.be for info and terms.

Summary

Number of tuition hours: 3

Period:

Nr. of hours per week: 1 x 3 (This workshop forms part of a trajectory of 3 x 3 hours aimed at improving written production in English. Participants can join this workshop as a separate event or as part of the entire trajectory.)

Hand-outs available at: UCT

For who?: Ghent University staff (Administrative and technical staff)