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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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By 赵健

Dec 11, 2017

Very helpful.

By Bruna T

Nov 16, 2017

Great course.

By Junaid J

Nov 03, 2017

Very Helpful.

By 李一凡

Aug 14, 2017

useful course

By Lyne

May 14, 2017

that's great!

By Patricia d S

Mar 07, 2017

Great course!

By Carolyn C

Feb 05, 2017

Great course!


Jun 18, 2016

Great course!

By Mike S C

Dec 27, 2015

Great course!

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Nov 15, 2015

Great course!

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Sep 06, 2020

great course

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May 12, 2020

great course

By Martin F S

May 03, 2020

Great course

By Elle Y

Jun 15, 2017

Very helpful

By Xiuyi Q

Dec 19, 2016

Fairly well!

By Brivaldo A d S J

Jun 29, 2016

Loved a lot.

By Mukharbek O

Apr 29, 2016

Nice course!

By shreya g

Feb 09, 2016

Great course

By Kumar N

Feb 08, 2016

great course

By Thomas

Oct 20, 2015

great course

By Ahmad A

Jan 12, 2020

Very useful

By Miguel A R B

Sep 04, 2020

good MOOC.

By Zhang X

Sep 03, 2020

Good class


Apr 22, 2019

Thank you.

By Yousef A

Nov 14, 2018