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English

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25%

started a new career after completing these courses

19%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 30 hours to complete
English

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Stanford University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

1

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 79 min)
7 videos
1.2: Examples of what not to do6m
1.3: Overview, principles of effective writing6m
1.4: Cut the clutter17m
1.5: Cut the clutter, more tricks4m
1.6: Practicing cutting clutter9m
Demo Edit 1 (Optional)23m
1 practice exercise
Unit 1 Homework1h
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

2

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 87 min)
7 videos
2.2: Is it really OK to use "We" and "I"5m
2.3: Active voice practice5m
2.4: Write with verbs8m
2.5: Practice examples20m
2.6: A few grammar tips10m
Demo Edit 2 (Optional)20m
1 practice exercise
Unit 2 Homework1h
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

3

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 105 min)
8 videos
3.2: Practice, colon and dash6m
3.3: Parallelism5m
3.4: Paragraphs9m
3.5: Paragraph Editing I13m
3.6: Paragraph Editing II11m
Module 3.7: A few more tips7m
Demo Edit 3 (Optional)22m
1 practice exercise
Unit 3 Homework1h
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

4

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 81 min)
7 videos
4.2 Overview of the writing process7m
4.3 The pre-writing step11m
4.4 The writing step7m
4.5: Revision5m
4.6: Checklist for the final draft12m
Demo Edit 4 (Optional)20m
1 practice exercise
Unit 4 Homework3h

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