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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Online Webbing Tool

The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.

Parts of a paragraph and common types of paragraphs. 
Personal Letter Writing

In this lesson you will:

  • Decide what to include in a letter and what to leave out

  • Practice setting the right tone in a letter

  • Choose words with apostrophes in the right places

  • Practice setting the right tone in a letter to a friend

Resume Builder

*Resume builders may require a fee

Resume Generator

This online tool guides students through the creation of a resume. Saving capability allows them to return to their work and make revisions. Written and audio tips throughout the tool guide students as they complete each section of the resume. 


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Resume Writing Tutorial

Everyone needs a resume when job hunting. Learn which resume formats the experts prefer and how to effectively write summary statements, your employment history, and other sections. Then browse GFC's Learn Free sample resumes and use the resume template to write your own.