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Basic Writing


woman with computerWelcome to a SAMPLE of the Basic Writing Resource. For this sample, only Unit 2 is available. Several reference tools are available too. You can read the Study Guide and the Writing Tips and work on exercises in the Grammar and Structure section.

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This is a theme-based writing resource. Each unit introduces vocabulary from a different theme:

  • Unit 1: Daily Life
  • Unit 2: Travel
  • Unit 3: Descriptions
  • Unit 4: Community
  • Unit 5: Work
  • Unit 6: Emotions
  • Unit 7: Emergencies

Each unit also has a grammar lesson section and a sentence structure lesson section. You will learn grammar to help you write different kinds of sentences, letters, and paragraphs. You will learn skills to help you write clear, organized sentences.

The Basic Writing Resource is part of the ELC Online English Language Program. In addition to this course, the writing program includes the Intermediate and Advanced levels. These resources are designed to help students develop better writing skills at the paragraph and essay levels.