Do you love learning new things or enhancing the knowledge you already have? If you are like me and consider yourself a life-long learner, you will love this page.
Not all of the courses I have listed here are directly about making you a better writer. They may help you interpret what you read more concisely, enhance interpersonal skills or attain your goals in one way or another. I hope you find something useful below, and I just might see you in some of the classes! As always, I will be updating this list regularly, so bookmark it and check back often.
Future Learn Courses:
Future Learn offers a wide variety of structured learning throughout the year. Just click the link to the ones you are interested in to see the next available start date. Certificates of completion are available for most courses on the site.
- Writing Applications
- Succeed in Interviews
- Learn How to Sell Yourself Successfully
- Explore English – Shakespeare
- Logical & Critical Thinking
- Literature in the Digital Age
- Shakespeare & His World
- Start Writing Fiction – I am currently enjoying this one very much!
Open University Courses:
OU courses are open enrollment, so there is no need to worry about start dates. They are ready when you are, and you get a free digital certificate of completion. I have also added the learning levels of these courses for your convenience.
- Exploring the English Language – Intermediate
- Form and Uses of Language – Introductory
- Language in the Real World – Advanced
- Visions of Protest – Graffiti – Introductory
- Approaching Literature: Reading Great Expectations – Intermediate
- Approaching Plays – Intermediate
- Approaching Poetry – Intermediate
- Approaching Prose Fiction – Intermediate
- What is Poetry? – Introductory
- Christopher Marlowe ‘Doctor Faustus’ – Intermediate
- David Hume – a study of his 1755 essay ‘Of the Immortality of the Soul’ –
- Helen Langdon ‘Caravaggio’ – Advanced
- The Poetry of Sorley Maclean – Advanced
- John Webster ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ – Intermediate
- Sam Selvon ‘The Lonely Londoners’ – Intermediate
…many more coming soon so check back often!