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English skills

English skills. Develop your command of spoken English and improve your English conversation.

Improve your spoken and written English skills with CCE courses designed to strengthen your grasp of the English language. These courses are ideal for anyone who wants to revisit or further their understanding of English grammar, whether for everyday use or to get ahead in the workplace.

Learn English the smart way with English courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. In this intensive grammar and punctuation course, you’ll spend a day learning all the basic concepts and principles of grammar that you were probably never formally taught. What do ‘subject’, ‘verb/s’ and ‘predicate’ mean? How do you use phrases, clauses and sentences to construct effective paragraphs? What are the nine parts of speech? What is the purpose of the punctuation marks, and how do you set up bulleted lists?... [More]
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Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

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Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

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Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

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Grammar and Punctuation Course: Fundamentals

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Advanced Grammar and Editing Course

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. Advance your grammar and punctuation skills by participating in this short course for writers, editors and business professionals. In this one-day intensive course, you will practise applying grammatical principles, rules and conventions in various ways, by studying the parts of speech; sentence construction; bulleted lists; the punctuation marks; subject, verb/s and predicate; and the imperatives of writing and... [More]
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Advanced Grammar and Editing Course

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Advanced Grammar and Editing Course

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Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Standard

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. For many people in the workplace, and for students involved in TAFE and university studies, success depends on achieving a satisfactory standard in writing in English. This course increases skills in basic writing in English and is designed for people from a wide range of occupations, as well as students involved in tertiary preparation, TAFE and tertiary education. The course begins with revision of practical grammar,... [More]
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Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Standard

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. This English pronunciation course will give you the confidence and ability to communicate clearly in the workplace – ensuring your unique perspective and experience is heard and valued. Overseas-born professionals bring vital diversity to a workplace, but sometimes you may struggle to get your message across due to your accent and the inherent difficulties of English pronunciation. This course aims to help you... [More]
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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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English Pronunciation Course for Overseas-Born Professionals

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Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Advanced

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. This course is designed for people in the workplace, as well as tertiary-level students who want to increase their writing skills in English at an advanced level. Following revision of English grammar and sentence structure, the main focus is on developing writing with a range from conversational to educated formal English. Each week we study a range of writing from short email texts to longer administrative... [More]
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Enhancing Your English Course: Steps Toward Better Writing - Advanced

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Understanding English Grammar Course: Level 1

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. Join us for an exploration of English grammar and learn the intricacies of the English grammar system. This course aims to establish an understanding of how the ‘rules’ of our grammar works. Specifically, how it allows us to construct sentences that are comprehensible and acceptable to other speakers. This involves consideration of the context and purpose of language use, along with questions of appropriateness,... [More]
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Editing and Proofreading Course

English. Develop your command of the English language with us. You start with a basic text; it might be a report, a brochure or a book. You edit it so that it has a strong structure and reads well. Then you proofread it to remove errors and ensure consistency. If you can master this simple process, you’ll have the skills to communicate clearly and produce documents of professional quality. In this course you’ll be introduced to the essential skills of editing and learn techniques... [More]
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Editing and Proofreading Course

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The Story of the English Language Course

History. See the future. It’s in the past. What has happened to make the English language of over a thousand years ago largely unintelligible to English speakers today? Why is our grammar so different from those of some otherwise closely related European languages? Why is our vocabulary so large? We will trace the influences that have been at work over time to alter the language, both spoken and written. Influences that have resulted in such huge changes, from Old English to the... [More]
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