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About the Course

Course 2: Getting Started with Essay Writing This is the second course in the Academic English: Writing specialization. By introducing you to three types of academic essays, this course will especially help prepare you for work in college classes, but anyone who wants to improve his or her writing skills can benefit from this course. After completing this course, you will be able to: - create effective thesis statements for your essays - plan and write compare/contrast, cause/effect, and argument essays - write well-developed body paragraphs Note: The lectures and practice activities are available for free, but you must upgrade to the pay version in order to take the quizzes and get feedback on writing assignments....

Top reviews

EB
Dec 4, 2015

I am only on the second week an have done my essay and feel very powerful. English is not my first language but the instructor made it easy for me by detailing every aspect of essay writing. Thank you

BD
Nov 16, 2015

Thank you for teaching me how to write basic essays. This has been one of my most important goals for years. I've tried several other ways of learning but your method worked for me. Thank you so much.

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By Avrodip B

Jun 14, 2020

The course was very informative and easy to understand.

By 大靜

Oct 8, 2019

Joining this class can learn how to write a good essay!

By Viviane B

Oct 30, 2017

This course really helped me. Thank you, Coursera Team.

By André C F d S

Jun 30, 2020

Good course. It helps me a lot with my writing skills.

By Aqsa G

Jan 9, 2019

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By Warrel B

Sep 23, 2020

I have a great experience in learning in this course.

By Davis M

Aug 17, 2020

Great course! Taught a lot about better essay writng.

By Debora L C

Mar 19, 2018

Great course! Easy to understand, clear explanations.

By Daryl B

Jan 15, 2018

Very basic but a lot to learn and helpful to my work.

By Sergio V T

Dec 13, 2015

It is a great course. I learned a lot about writing.

By BAD G

Sep 23, 2020

One of the best courses I have ever had in my life.

By Nor H Y

Aug 28, 2020

It is a great course. Very thorough and informative.

By DIPTA S

Jun 3, 2020

Very effective course for writing an essay properly.

By Camilo J H

Feb 18, 2018

Great course. I enjoyed the peer graded assignments.

By MD A T

May 20, 2016

Helps you learn the basics of how to write an essay.

By Michael P M

Mar 28, 2016

Amazing course, thank so much for this opportunitty.

By Lumar l a

Mar 25, 2016

It is a great course to improve your english skills.

By Cesar S

Dec 18, 2020

Excellent course specially for non native speakers.

By Pamela W G

Jul 10, 2019

I feel confident in writing after doing this course

By Ayman M

Nov 23, 2017

Interesting and useful course that helped me a lot.

By Shubha G

Oct 16, 2016

Comprehensive, well-designed and easy to work with.

By Bradley M

Nov 5, 2015

Very helpful to develop your academic writing skill

By Matias G

Jul 6, 2016

Great course for practicing! Totally recommend it.

By Richard P

Jan 26, 2016

This course easy to understand and easy to follow.

By Mahamoud L

Jan 25, 2016

i enjoyed it much and really admired the lecturer.