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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....

Top reviews

MU

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.

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

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By Rufat S

Apr 29, 2020

Very helpful, easy-going. I fell in love with this course.

By Ana L G B

Jan 19, 2017

I loved it. I'm so happy I chose UCI to help me with this.

By Yolanda Z

Aug 09, 2016

Recommend this course to high school and college students.

By Yanisa N

Mar 14, 2016

Incredible!!! This course really improve my essay writing!

By Rana R F A A

Oct 15, 2020

very good course and amazing teacher an easy way to learn

By Remi A

May 29, 2020

I've improved my essay writing skill through this course!

By Yiwen Q

Aug 16, 2020

Basic stracture of an essay. Very nice beginning course

By Avrodip B

Jun 14, 2020

The course was very informative and easy to understand.

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 André C F d S

Jun 30, 2020

Good course. It helps me a lot with my writing skills.

By Aqsa G

Jan 10, 2019

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By Warrel B

Sep 23, 2020

I have a great experience in learning in this course.

By Davis M

Aug 17, 2020

Great course! Taught a lot about better essay writng.

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 Gihani

Sep 23, 2020

One of the best courses I have ever had in my life.

By Nor H Y

Aug 28, 2020

It is a great course. Very thorough and informative.

By DIPTA S

Jun 03, 2020

Very effective course for writing an essay properly.

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