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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 Affonso P

Jan 13, 2016

Very interesting. I'm very excited

By Gustavo P

Apr 02, 2019

Very good course. Really helpful.

By Ana R

Mar 24, 2019

Easy to follow; nicely formatted.

By Amal A

Mar 04, 2018

it is useful and practical course

By Nour A

Oct 01, 2016

Great course. it helps me a lot .

By Glauber A

Feb 28, 2016

Great course, I've learned a lot!

By Abdul H A

Nov 24, 2015

Very Innovative and meaning full.


Apr 22, 2020

Very Very beautifully explained.

By Sanskriti M

Sep 10, 2019

This is very useful to everyone


Apr 13, 2017

simple and clear to understand.


May 15, 2020

A very unique way of teaching.


May 03, 2020

This is one of the best course

By Temuujin N

Feb 20, 2016

Very effective and informative

By Самарин А К

Jan 03, 2019

Good course for essay writing

By Furkan Ü

Mar 09, 2016

Very educational & rewarding

By Liu X

Jan 03, 2016

Fantastic course, thank yiu.

By Gerard D

Jan 23, 2018

Well designed, worth doing.

By hamza b

Feb 13, 2016

This course change my life

By Akhtar A

Dec 28, 2018

Great Course for learning

By Lisa E

Jun 07, 2017

This was a great course!

By Deleted A

Sep 29, 2017

Simple , yet efficient.

By Renee J W

Dec 28, 2015

It's a very good class!

By Mohamed k I

May 08, 2018

it's more than awesome

By Muhammad A A

Jul 12, 2017

Great Course

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