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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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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


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.

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By 皓 宣

Apr 09, 2018

A very useful and basic essay lesson.

By Sekar H

May 04, 2016

Easy to understand for the beginner.

By Tashha A

Jan 03, 2016

I've learn to write the proper essay

By Soledad R

Feb 08, 2016

Simple and effective. Great course!

By 张刎

Feb 28, 2017

very helpful for academic writing!

By xi

Dec 27, 2016

Good course definitely recommended

By Luísa N

Dec 28, 2017

Great course to practice writing!

By Zahra E

Feb 20, 2016

I liked it. The content is clear.

By anas m r

Feb 19, 2016


By Adil E M

Jun 13, 2020

Thank you for this great course

By MD.Ali A

May 16, 2020

I like this course.Thank you


Aug 03, 2020

very good one. Thank you!

By aysegul

Aug 02, 2017

I am very happy to enroll

By Pham N T A

Feb 01, 2016

This is a helpful course

By mustafa a

Jan 18, 2016

good. must be followed.

By Handa S

Apr 25, 2017

Good for new learner.

By Marwa H A

Sep 07, 2017

very helpful course

By Saptarshi P

Apr 23, 2020

Pretty helpful !

By kasper a

Jan 21, 2019

So far so good!

By Noman M

Mar 03, 2020

pretty helpful

By Dennis V

Dec 19, 2017

It is helpful.

By German D P C

Aug 21, 2017

Excelente :D

By kenan b

Apr 22, 2020

good course

By Cao T H

Dec 18, 2015

Nice course

By Steicy H T

Oct 25, 2015