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  • 100% Online
  • Delivered in English
  • Suitable for ages 14-20
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What will you learn?

Our Writing Skills course will teach you the techniques you need to create a well-structured and powerful essay no matter what the question.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse the essay question and define your task
  • Techniques for efficient planning
  • Create a coherent structure
  • Develop an argument and write purposeful introductions and conclusions
  • Use appropriate language
  • Avoid plagiarism and use reference material appropriately
  • Check your essay for accuracy and consistency

Course features

This course is 100% online and packed full of engaging learning materials, with a personal action plan and a knowledge test for each learner. Additional features are available if you wish to take this course as part of a Study Group.

  • Designed by Eton College experts
  • Personal action plan
  • Interactive tasks, videos & quizzes
  • Knowledge test

“You get to know new people and you will have a wonderful tutor, who is very helpful and accompany you through the course. You will improve your communication skills, by talking with others and doing your weekly tasks. Additionally, you will learn things in a modern way.”

Long Kim, Germany

“The EtonX Writing Skills course offers multiple skills about writing different types of essays. The tasks are affordable and the teacher is nice and friendly! The course provides useful learning skills not only for writing essays. It helps a lot in my study.”

Kam, Hong Kong

Being able to write a clear and persuasive essay is an ability that is surely useful: I will be able to express myself in a formal and correct way for example in a written part of a job interview! 

Fouad Al Khadra, Kuwait, Writing Skills 


Why should I take this course?

This course is right for you if you are aged 14–20 and you want to:

  • Find ways to make essay writing easier and more enjoyable
  • Improve your writing before submitting an important essay
  • Gain techniques to improve your formal writing

Essay writing skills are key to academic success

How can you take this course?

There are two ways you can take this online course, depending on how you wish to study and how much support you require.

Self Study


  • Start any time and work at your own pace
Course breakdown

  • 7-10 hours of self study learning materials

  • Progress dashboard
  • Certificate of completion

7-Week Tutor Group


  • Paced weekly learning with your tutor group
Course breakdown

  • 7-10 hours of self study learning materials
  • Regular guided discussions and collaborative tasks
  • 7 online group classes with an EtonX tutor and your tutor group (up to 8 students)

  • Progress dashboard
  • EtonX trained tutor
  • Collaborative learning
  • Certificate of achievement

So what are the next steps?

1. Sign up to EtonX

Create an account with us by providing your email, date of birth and country of residence.

2. Choose your course

Look at our course menu within your account to select the skills course you want to take.

3. Decide how to study

Depending on how much support you require, pick from Self Study, Tutorial or Tutor Group course options.

4. Purchase your course and start learning!

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