Essential Skills Quebec

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The ability to write with a clear purpose such as to inform or request information. Use appropriate sentence structure, punctuation, wording, and tone.


Take the Writing Self-Assessment

Complete this self-assessment to help you understand your writing strengths and areas for improvement. 

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Cover Letter Tutorial

This tutorial from GCF Learn Free provides cover letter tips and techniques and lets you explore an effective sample cover letter. It also will help you write your own cover letter, starting with a foolproof cover letter template. 

Editing Checklist

In this lesson you will:

  • Edit for capital letters, punctuation, and verb tense

  • Identify sentence fragments and question words

  • Use an editing checklist

English Verb Tenses List
List of tenses,  affirmative/negative questions, use and signal words: