Course curriculum

    1. Writing paper

    2. Correspondence cards

    3. Thank you letters

    4. Greetings cards

      FREE PREVIEW
    5. Envelopes

    6. Letter layout: an overview

    7. Letter layout 1: Fully blocked

    8. Letter layout 2: Semi-blocked

      FREE PREVIEW
    9. Letter layout 3: Unblocked

    10. How to fold a letter

    11. Correspondence quiz

    1. Sending invitations

    2. Save the date notices

    3. Formatting invitations

    4. Replying to invitations

      FREE PREVIEW
    5. Wedding invitations

    6. Invitations quiz

    1. Salutations and sign-offs

    2. Mr, Mrs, Miss, Ms and more

    3. Joint forms of address

    4. Letters after the name

    5. Letters after the name: in practice

    6. Place cards

    7. Correct form quiz

    1. Pronouns

    2. A short history of etiquette

    3. Suggested further reading

    4. Learn more

About this course

  • £70.00
  • 24 mixed media lessons
  • Stationery and formatting examples
  • Digital certificate included

Investment options

This self-guided online course is available at different price points to suit all needs.

  • £70.00

    30 day access + certification

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  • £80.00

    60 day access + certification

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  • £95.00

    365 day access + certification

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Instructor

William Hanson

Etiquette coach

William joined The English Manner in 2008 before taking ownership in 2019. Based in London, William’s work sees him teach in the UK and all over the world, including in Europe, America, China, south-east Asia, and GCC countries. He is a trusted advisor and trainer to many official households, embassies, businesses and academic institutes. William is the author of the bestselling, irreverent manual of modern-day social mobility, The Bluffer’s Guide to Etiquette, and the more recent follow-up The Bluffer’s Guide to Entertaining. In 2020 he co-authored Protocol to Manage Relationships Today, published by Amsterdam University Press. He is a regular contributor to global media as an etiquette expert and believes good manners and etiquette are based on common sense and should be universal. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and in 2019 became a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University in Doha.

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5 star rating

Well worth the investment!

Anja K

Having trained as a professional secretary I thought I knew everything about correspondence and correct form but this course has been brilliant in reminding me of things I'd forgotten, teaching me one or two new things and bringing me up to date w...

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Having trained as a professional secretary I thought I knew everything about correspondence and correct form but this course has been brilliant in reminding me of things I'd forgotten, teaching me one or two new things and bringing me up to date with correct forms of address including pronoun use. Excellent, thank you William!

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Demystify the rules of written communication