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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 10, 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.

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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Oct 18, 2018

It was fascinating.

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By Andy Q

Mar 28, 2018

A Very Good Course!

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Nov 5, 2017

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Aug 3, 2017

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Apr 8, 2017

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Nov 10, 2016

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Jun 21, 2020

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Jul 13, 2017

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Feb 13, 2017

I loved the course

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Sep 11, 2016

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Nov 13, 2020

Very informative!

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Nov 1, 2020

refreshing course

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Sep 28, 2020

Fantastic course!

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Sep 11, 2020

Excellent course.

By Vera O

Jul 21, 2020

Great experience!

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Jul 19, 2020

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Jun 22, 2020

Excellent course

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May 23, 2020

Very interesting.

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Dec 13, 2018

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Aug 18, 2017

Effective Course!

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May 13, 2017

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By Father A

Jan 14, 2017

Very informative!