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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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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


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.

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By Aamir A

Mar 19, 2018

the course is so productive and very helpful.

By Deleted A

Aug 25, 2016

Very Excellent Course for English Learners...

By Talibhosseinsharifi

Apr 16, 2020

I am thankful from this informative course.

By Deleted A

Oct 16, 2019

Great methodology!! I'been learning a lot!!

By sina n

Apr 26, 2016

Very informative for starting Essay Writing

By Jair R

Feb 29, 2016

thanks, it was a pleaser to study with you.

By Marija S

Aug 16, 2017

A brilliant course, I highly recommend it!

By Byron P

Jul 10, 2017

The best course I ever had in all my life.

By Wagner W B

Feb 01, 2019

This course is very practical and useful.

By Gehad G M

Sep 06, 2017

very useful course and highly recommended

By 姚娇娇

Apr 03, 2019

I have studied a lot,thanks for everyone

By George C M

Nov 14, 2015

Most enjoyable, challenging and helpful.

By Khaled M

Jan 07, 2018

Excellent course. I have learned a lot.

By Yin L

Feb 23, 2016

learn basic knowledge of essay writing.


Apr 30, 2020

Enjoyable, easy and helpful, excelent.

By Jeremiah J U O

Dec 17, 2019

It teaches what it says it will teach.

By Wusherry

Apr 11, 2019

It is a nice course for new learners~!

By Mohammad R

Jan 22, 2018

It was great course that I have seen.

By Louise C

May 26, 2016

Clear and practical. I'm loving it :)

By Gouhar

Mar 06, 2016

The teacher explanation is excellent.

By Mohannad A

May 02, 2020

Thank you for this great opportunity

By Kim d

Aug 10, 2019

Very good ! Very organized lecture !


Dec 29, 2016

An exceptionally outstanding course!

By Michael O

Mar 05, 2016

This course has helped me immensely.

By Paulo S

Jan 08, 2018

good lesson content and exercises.