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Getting Started with Essay Writing

Course 2: Getting Started with Essay WritingThis is the second course in the Academic English: Writing specialization. By introducing you to three types of ...
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Platform: Coursera
Video: 1h 31m
Language: English

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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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University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
University of California, Irvine
Ms. Tamy Chapman began teaching in the field of ESL in 1996 and since that time has taught all levels and subjects of ESL and teacher-training classes. Her teaching experience also includes high-school and community college in the U.S. and several years as an EFL teacher/teacher trainer with the Peace Corps in China. Her master’s degree in English is from Texas Tech University, and she has an ESL teaching certificate from UCI.
Platform: Coursera
Video: 1h 31m
Language: English

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