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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 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

MU

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 Ibrahim N

Apr 06, 2017

Super online course. I really enjoyed the content and mastered some skills.

By Deleted A

Feb 09, 2016

This is my second course. A very good teacher, resources, and explanations.

By srikanth k

Apr 29, 2020

I fully enjoyed the course. The instructors are very friendly and helpful.

By Dasom K

Feb 08, 2019

I leaned about how to write Compare/Contrast

Cause/Effect

Argument Essays.

By Awais-Nexer

Aug 26, 2017

This place is the heaven, just can't go away from it. I LOVE IT! #COURSERA

By Michael

Dec 04, 2015

Excellent ,I think I can learn a lot of useful skills through this course

By Anastacia P

Oct 21, 2020

It was kind of difficult but as I go to the other level it become easier

By Raquel O N

Aug 12, 2020

Really helpful to everyone who plans to take a master or a english test.

By Robin W

Dec 08, 2015

I enjoyed the class and I learned a lot. Thank you for the opportunity.

By MARY K J A 2

Aug 16, 2020

Really good. I have developed the confidence to write a decent essay.

By Deleted A

Dec 15, 2016

A very good course for beginners. Found it informative and interesting.

By Yasser M A H B

Nov 19, 2015

Great course for all those who want to get started with essay writing.

By Amr A W

Feb 19, 2018

Excellent course for those of you who really into academic essays. :)

By Selina

Sep 04, 2020

I learn a lot of knowledge from this class, thanks for the teachers.

By Edwin G C

Jun 23, 2020

It was very helpful. The presentations were great.Thank you so much.

By Pritam S

May 18, 2020

It's very efficient course for any kind of people. Thank you so much

By Jing W

Mar 15, 2018

Thank you for the opportunity and I can improve the writing skills.

By AMIR R A

Feb 18, 2017

I learned many things from this course,it empowers my writing skill.

By Otgontuya

Oct 23, 2016

Very informative and effective lessons to learn about essay writing!

By Lizeth L

Apr 18, 2016

Es excelente para los no-nativos, dan buenos tips y es muy práctico.

By Avneet k

May 29, 2020

Thank you coursera for giving this opportunity to learn new things.

By FanZhang

Apr 22, 2016

It's a good writing course for English-as-second-language learners.

By Abdul H

Feb 07, 2016

It is simply the best course I have ever attended on essay writing.

By 陈蕾澌

Nov 13, 2015

目前只上了一周,感觉棒极了。了解一些关于写essay的思路和方法,课程内容和作业题都对我帮助很大~适合我这种刚开始学习写论文的小朋友。

By PAWAN K S

Apr 06, 2020

One of the best online lectures on improving essay writing skills