Are you a beginner (CEFR level A1) learner of English? This section offers writing practice to help you write short, simple texts about known topics and fill in forms. Texts include messages, emails and forms.

Each lesson has a preparation task, a model text with writing tips and three tasks to check your understanding and to practise a variety of writing skills. Make a start today.

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Learn how to write text messages to tell a friend you're going to be late.

93

Learn how to write a noticeboard message.

55

Learn how to write a text message invitation to a friend.

57

Learn how to write a thank-you email.

27

Learn how to fill in an application form.

27

Learn how to write an email to book a hotel.

27

Learn how to write an email to confirm an appointment.

14

Learn how to write an email to congratulate a colleague.

20

Learn how to write an email to find out about language courses in the UK.

17

Learn how to write instructions for a colleague.

31

Learn how to introduce yourself on an online course.