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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

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.

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

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By Oluwasegun p I

Jun 3, 2019

Insightful, I learnt well about essays and their layout

By Deleted A

Sep 7, 2018

some topics was interesting while others i already know

By Radwa E

Oct 31, 2016

Very good for beginners in essay writing.

Thank you.

By 2050514 D J R

Oct 4, 2020

Very Informative and encouraging and very helpful.

By Eun L

Nov 28, 2020

It is useful to set a basic knowledge of writing.

By Amin k

Mar 18, 2016

It's a good course and it has a great structure !

By Tania P P

Jan 2, 2016

Thank you for this course I have learned a lot!

By Dr. S H

Jul 5, 2020

Goog information

some links needs to be updated

By sitihajar

Oct 22, 2015

I feels interesting when learn in this course.

By Dickson J N

Nov 5, 2020

There is no sample for compare/contrast essay

By Abubakr E

Jun 22, 2020

very helpful course for beginner in writing.

By Tayyiba I

Sep 15, 2020

this course is good about skill of student

By Meghnath S

Dec 30, 2020

Very good for learning and understanding.


May 16, 2020

Thank you very much for this great course

By Xiao L

Dec 18, 2017

Well developed lectures. Good explanation

By Indranil S

Oct 1, 2020

Very effective inputs. Highly satisfied.

By 皓 宣

Apr 9, 2018

A very useful and basic essay lesson.

By Sekar H

May 4, 2016

Easy to understand for the beginner.

By Tashha A

Jan 3, 2016

I've learn to write the proper essay

By Soledad R

Feb 8, 2016

Simple and effective. Great course!

By 之弛

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