What is Practical Writing?

Practical Writing is for students who need to use written English both in their studies and in their personal life. Whether they are writing a descriptive essay for their teacher or sending a message to a friend, Practical Writing helps them structure their message, select the right vocabulary and choose the most appropriate style. Find out more by reading this brochure, and by watching this video.

CEFR level:

CEFR level

For and against eassy video in Practical Writing

Syllabus and demo

News and updates

Using Practical Writing in notebook for improving English writing skills
  1. English Australia reviews Practical Writing.
  2. Practical Writing reaches the final of the British Council ELTons. Read about the vision behind the program.
  3. ELTons Judging Panel describe Practical Writing as "a comprehensive package offering a fuller structured writing programme than anything I've seen before."
  4. Institutions that use Practical Writing: Abu Dhabi Knowledge Group, University of Hyderabad, King Edward VI College.

Support materials

web banner

Web banner

Ideas to promote Practical Writing on all online platforms.

Social media

Social media

Ideas to promote Practical Writing on all social media platforms – text and images included.



Ideas to promote Practical Writing in email communication – text and images included.



The poster highlights learning strategies, with a space for your own access instructions.

Program description

Program description

The text here highlights the features of Practical Writing, so your students will understand how Practical Writing can help them.

Teacher support

Teacher support

Download an activity sheet to find out how to use the program, and to get an overview of the content.

support materials

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Download everything you need with one click. Or you can email us with your requirements: info@clarityenglish.com


technical specifications

Technical specifications

Practical Writing runs on desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile. To run this program, you need an up-to-date version of one of these browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Microsoft Edge

latest upgrades

Latest upgrades

  1. 2023 Jan: Updated and enhanced content in the following units: Taking notes, Descriptive essays, Textspeak and Official letters
  2. 2022 Dec: Updated and enhanced content in the following units: Essays, Job applications, Emails, Short reports and Plagiarism
  3. 2022 Oct: Updated and enhanced content and worksheets in the following units: Reviews: hotels and restaurants and Avoiding plagiarism
  4. 2022 Sep: Updated and enhanced content in the following units: Essays, Job applications, Emails and Short reports
  5. 2022 Aug: Updated and enhanced worksheets and video transcripts for all units

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technical support pledge

Technical support pledge

"My aim is to ensure you have smooth, trouble-free use of any programs you purchase from Clarity. I therefore guarantee to find a fast and effective solution to any technical problems related to Clarity programs, or provide a full refund."

Dr Adrian Raper,
Technical Director