Chevron Left
Back to Getting Started with Essay Writing

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

4.7
stars
1,719 ratings
469 reviews

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

BD

Nov 17, 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.

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

Filter by:

176 - 200 of 466 Reviews for Getting Started with Essay Writing

By 陳意靜

Oct 08, 2019

Joining this class can learn how to write a good essay!

By Viviane B

Oct 30, 2017

This course really helped me. Thank you, Coursera Team.

By Aqsa G

Jan 10, 2019

v

e

r

y

i

n

f

o

r

m

a

t

i

v

e

c

o

u

r

s

e

.

a

n

d

t

h

e

w

a

y

o

f

t

e

a

c

h

i

n

g

i

s

r

e

a

l

l

y

n

i

c

e

.

By Debora L C

Mar 19, 2018

Great course! Easy to understand, clear explanations.

By Daryl B

Jan 16, 2018

Very basic but a lot to learn and helpful to my work.

By Sergio V T

Dec 13, 2015

It is a great course. I learned a lot about writing.

By Camilo J H

Feb 18, 2018

Great course. I enjoyed the peer graded assignments.

By MD A T

May 20, 2016

Helps you learn the basics of how to write an essay.

By Michael P M

Mar 28, 2016

Amazing course, thank so much for this opportunitty.

By Lumar l a

Mar 25, 2016

It is a great course to improve your english skills.

By Pamela W G

Jul 10, 2019

I feel confident in writing after doing this course

By Ayman M

Nov 23, 2017

Interesting and useful course that helped me a lot.

By Shubha G

Oct 16, 2016

Comprehensive, well-designed and easy to work with.

By Bradley M

Nov 05, 2015

Very helpful to develop your academic writing skill

By Matías N G

Jul 06, 2016

Great course for practicing! Totally recommend it.

By Richard P

Jan 27, 2016

This course easy to understand and easy to follow.

By Mahamud A A

Jan 25, 2016

i enjoyed it much and really admired the lecturer.

By Ebrahim B

Dec 08, 2019

It is so helpful and can't be described by words.

By Jitender S V

Jun 06, 2018

Thank you for this great course. I learned a lot.

By Christian

Jan 04, 2016

For me, Tamy Chapman is the best teacher so far.

By Seven W

Dec 16, 2015

The course really helped me write essays better.

By Elena Z

Sep 28, 2018

A great introdution for academic essay writing.

By Viraj B

Jun 25, 2017

Very clear guidelines, examples. Thanks a lot !

By Esaú I B M

Nov 01, 2016

Excellent course to develop your writing skills

By Kukuh T W

Feb 28, 2016

This is a good course to improve writing skills