Chevron Left
Back to Getting Started with Essay Writing

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Getting Started with Essay Writing by University of California, Irvine

3,071 ratings

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


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.


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

Filter by:

526 - 550 of 836 Reviews for Getting Started with Essay Writing

By Zafar I

Dec 13, 2018

very good course.


Aug 18, 2017

Effective Course!

By Maestro S

May 13, 2017

phenomenal course

By Father A

Jan 14, 2017

Very informative!

By Karla F

Sep 1, 2016

Excellent organiz

By ammar a

Feb 6, 2016

great course thnx

By Nitesh G

Jan 27, 2016

Excellent course.

By 武利鑫

Dec 20, 2015


By Sebastián L

Nov 16, 2015

Very nice course!

By Syeda A

Aug 31, 2022

It was the best.

By Rachel L N

Nov 7, 2020

I am so thankful

By stella m v

Oct 21, 2020

Great lectures..

By Ziaullah M

Jul 17, 2019

Best of the best

By Shahinoor R

May 21, 2017

Excellent course

By Asma B

Mar 24, 2017

Excellent course

By Sven M

Feb 23, 2016

Excellent course

By Justin M

Dec 6, 2015

excellent course

By Niraj P

Oct 29, 2015

wonderful course

By asia k

Oct 22, 2015

Wonderful course

By Esra T

Mar 13, 2021

That was great!

By Khoder K T

Dec 30, 2020

Very interested

By Devine G G

Nov 5, 2020

Very Satisfied!

By Imam A S

Jul 8, 2019
















By María C M

Apr 17, 2019

Great course!!!

By Maya G

Nov 23, 2018

very practical!