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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


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.

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By Taha S

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.


Aug 07, 2020

Thank you so much! I really learned a lot!

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 Shaimaa M F

Aug 02, 2020

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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.

By Saleha A

Sep 29, 2020

very effective course of essay writing

By Nurtaz U

Aug 15, 2020

Interactive,informative and effective.

By Samuel J

Jul 10, 2020

It was a happy and enjoyable learning.


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 Rifat M

Aug 31, 2020

Best platform thanks for your support

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