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English for Freelancers: Getting Started

By British Council
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English for Freelancers: Getting Started Lessons

The full course includes

  1. 1.1 What makes a successful freelancer?
  2. 1.2 Digital freelancer vocabulary
  3. 1.3 The pros and cons of freelancing
  4. Module 1 Practice
  5. 2.1 Introducing yourself
  6. 2.2 Writing a CV
  7. 2.3 Building a freelance profile online
  8. Module 2 Practice
  9. 3.1 The online freelance marketplace
  10. 3.2 Assessing clients and jobs
  11. 3.3 Starting conversations with clients
  12. Module 3 Practice
  13. 4.1 How to write a proposal
  14. 4.2 Making a human connection and showing enthusiasm
  15. 4.3 Tailoring proposals to job ads
  16. Module 4 Practice

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The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language.


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Course overview

Are you starting out as a freelancer and looking to work in the international market? Maybe you're already a freelancer and want to increase your network of clients? Either way, this is the course for you! As well as teaching you useful language for scenarios you will meet as a freelancer, you will also learn ways of dealing with communication issues, what freelancing involves, what to put on your CV and how to make Upwork and other platforms work for you. This course covers Modules 1 to 4 of the longer English for Freelancers course. Want to continue developing your skills? Try one of our other mini courses on EdApp: English for Freelancers: Communication Skills I English for Freelancers: Communication Skills II English for Freelancers: Upskilling This course was created by British Council in partnership with Gaza Sky Geeks.

What you will learn
  • Vocabulary related to freelancing
  • What makes a successful freelancer
  • How to talk about your experience
  • Getting started on Upwork
  • Assessing and researching clients/companies you’re interested in working with
  • How to write a tailored proposal
  • Working internationally
The full course includes
  1. 1.1 What makes a successful freelancer?
  2. 1.2 Digital freelancer vocabulary
  3. 1.3 The pros and cons of freelancing
  4. Module 1 Practice
  5. 2.1 Introducing yourself
  6. 2.2 Writing a CV
  7. 2.3 Building a freelance profile online
  8. Module 2 Practice
  9. 3.1 The online freelance marketplace
  10. 3.2 Assessing clients and jobs
  11. 3.3 Starting conversations with clients
  12. Module 3 Practice
  13. 4.1 How to write a proposal
  14. 4.2 Making a human connection and showing enthusiasm
  15. 4.3 Tailoring proposals to job ads
  16. Module 4 Practice

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