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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....

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Feb 11, 2016

I always loved writing. What I didn't know, however, was that writing had some scientific structures that could make it very interesting. Take this course and know why. I took and was very successful.


Dec 05, 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

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Apr 13, 2017

simple and clear to understand.

By Ahmadxon A

Sep 18, 2020

It was very interesting course

By Muzammil A Q

Jul 04, 2020

I have no words , Simply Best.


May 15, 2020

A very unique way of teaching.


May 03, 2020

This is one of the best course

By Temuujin N

Feb 20, 2016

Very effective and informative

By Shachi S

Jul 29, 2020

It was a very educating MOOC.

By Basila

Jul 28, 2020

It was a wonderful experience

By Самарин А К

Jan 03, 2019

Good course for essay writing

By Atheena H

Aug 20, 2020

helpful for higher education

By Furkan Ü

Mar 09, 2016

Very educational & rewarding

By Liu X

Jan 03, 2016

Fantastic course, thank yiu.

By Anoop J P

Aug 02, 2020

Quite interesting to study.

By Riya

Jun 14, 2020

Best course it was helpful.

By Gerard D

Jan 23, 2018

Well designed, worth doing.

By krishnasamy s

Jul 08, 2020

A very useful course to me


May 29, 2020

Great Learning Experience.

By hamza b

Feb 13, 2016

This course change my life

By Ahmed E A A

Sep 12, 2020

A really excellent course

By Akhtar A

Dec 28, 2018

Great Course for learning

By Mardohar B B S

Jun 01, 2020

The material is helpful.

By Lisa E

Jun 07, 2017

This was a great course!

By Deleted A

Sep 29, 2017

Simple , yet efficient.

By Renee J W

Dec 28, 2015

It's a very good class!