This course will teach you how to use your written words to become more persuasive. You’ll learn creative ways to use syntax, effective techniques for telling stories, and a clever method for arranging a complex series of information. You’ll also get a chance to both professionalize your use of punctuation and add a bit of style and sophistication to how you craft everything from sentences to slogans.
This course is part of the Good with Words: Writing and Editing Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Learn how the words you choose can change the decisions people make
Use syntax strategically
Write with originality and produce sentences that nobody else can write
Arrange a complex set of information in a reader-friendly way
Skills you will gain
- Time management
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
The Words Under the Words
The Infinite Power of Grammar
The Rule of Three
The Power of the Particular
- 5 stars81.41%
- 4 stars13.44%
- 3 stars2.81%
- 2 stars0.91%
- 1 star1.40%
TOP REVIEWS FROM WRITING AND EDITING: WORD CHOICE AND WORD ORDER
Great course overall! I loved that I learned a lot about writing strategy and not just mechanics. I wasn't expecting that, and I think it was the most valuable piece of the course.
Professor Barry is skilled and compassionate in teaching the writing course. He's very clear with how he discuss concepts and make learning easier. And he's got a good taste in good sentences.
Very good information and well structured. Energetic, and focused on actionable lessons. I recommend this class to anybody who needs to do persuasive business writing or teaching.
Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant! Excellent teaching and excellent material. Everyone can improve their professionalism by taking Professor Barry's writing on course, it's not just for lawyers.
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