CAPE: Center for Advanced Proficiency in English

The Center for Advanced Proficiency in English (CAPE) strives to meet the diverse needs of its partners, and collaborated to customize the length, content and delivery of online courses based on the needs of the entity. Courses can be offered completely online and delivered in an asynchronous format that allows participants from any nation or time zone to participate. CAPE currently offers the following:

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Advanced Professional Writing

  • Intercultural Communication
  • 10-Week Online Course
  • 110 Course Hours

Advanced Professional Writing in English

This 10-week asynchronous online course provides 110 hours of instruction in English professional writing and intercultural communication skills for non-native speakers of English. Course topics include: how to write emails, memos, evaluations and summary reports; writing concisely; writing cohesive sentences and paragraphs; grammar and structure; and general intercultural communication skills and communication styles for American professional contexts.


Participants in the course will have the opportunity to:

  • Improve professional writing skills in English
  • Build strategies for effective interpersonal and intercultural communication
  • Enhance online technology skills
  • Develop a personal action plan for improving written communication