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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

How to Begin... and How to Continue

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 41 min)
5 videos
Five Nouns9m
Open the Window6m
Foibles, Fallibilities, and Flaws6m
A Conversation with Said Sayrafiezadeh11m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

How Not to Fail

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 39 min)
5 videos
Out of the Ditch5m
Building As You Go6m
A Little Distance5m
A Conversation with Dani Shapiro12m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

The Truth of the Story Lies in the Details

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 29 min)
4 videos
What Are Facts For?5m
In the Story5m
A Conversation with Chandra Prasad11m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Writing to be Read

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 41 min)
5 videos
Drowning in Rhinestones6m
White Space7m
A Conversation with Ariel Levy12m
Building the House8m

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