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Course Introduction

This is the second course in the Academic English: Writing specialization. In the last course, you reviewed sentence types and punctuation. You'll use that information in this course to make your writing great. In this course, you'll learn all about academic essay writing and, specifically, how to write three types of essays: compare/contrast, cause/effect, and argument. To pass this course, you need to pass all four quizzes and pass all three writing assignments. When you finish one activity, you can continue to the next one. Enjoy!...
2 vídeos (total de (Total 3 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
2 videos
Academic Integrity Video Lecture2min
2 leituras
Pre-Course Survey10min
Message about Opinions10min
5 horas para concluir

Essay Writing

In this module, you'll start learning about essay structure and some other important tools for good writing. There's a lot of information in this module, but it's all necessary for writing well. Make sure you take notes so you will remember these tools when you write your essays. Note to learners: this course is designed for learners of English with intermediate English writing skills. The sample essays in this course are aimed at that level. However, the principles discussed in the lessons are practical for writers of any level. If you're at a lower level, do the best you can. If you are a more advanced writer, feel free to write more developed and complex essays than the ones in the examples. Just make sure you follow the structures introduced....
6 vídeos (total de (Total 51 mín.) min), 8 leituras, 3 testes
6 videos
Introduction Paragraphs Video Lecture12min
Body Paragraphs Video Lecture9min
Paragraph Basics Video Lecture10min
Conclusion Paragraphs Video Lecture3min
The Writing Process Video Lecture4min
8 leituras
Learning Objectives10min
Learning Objectives10min
Thesis Statement Practice10min
Learning Objectives10min
Learning Objectives10min
Topic Sentences Practice10min
Learning Objectives10min
Sample Essay10min
2 exercícios práticos
Essay Writing Practice Quiz8min
Essay Writing24min
Semana
2
6 horas para concluir

Writing Compare/Contrast Essays

Now, you're ready to write your first type of academic essay--the compare/contrast essay. In this module, you'll learn what this type of essay is and how to structure it. Then, you'll look at some examples and practice writing your own compare/contrast essay. Remember the sample essays in the lesson are typical for an intermediate-level student. Write a compare/contrast essay that fits your own writing ability. Good luck!...
3 vídeos (total de (Total 12 mín.) min), 6 leituras, 4 testes
3 videos
Compare/Contrast Essay Video Lecture6min
Teacher Discusses a Compare/Contrast Essay5min
6 leituras
Learning Objectives10min
Compare/Contrast Practice10min
Compare/Contrast Writing Assignment10min
Sample Compare/Contrast Essay10min
Links to Other Resources10min
Quiz Instructions10min
2 exercícios práticos
Compare/Contrast Essays Practice Quiz6min
Writing Compare/Contrast Essays20min
Semana
3
6 horas para concluir

Writing Cause/Effect Essays

Now, you'll learn about writing the cause/effect essay. This is another type of academic essay that you might be asked to write in your college classes. For this type of essay you'll think about reasons why something happens or the effects of something. The sample essays in this module are also representative of an intermediate-level writer. Write a cause/effect essay appropriate for your own English level. Just remember to follow the advice given in the lessons....
3 vídeos (total de (Total 12 mín.) min), 6 leituras, 4 testes
3 videos
Cause/Effect Video Lecture6min
Teacher Discusses a Cause/Effect Essay5min
6 leituras
Learning Objectives10min
Cause/Effect Practice10min
Cause/Effect Writing Assignment10min
Sample Cause/Effect Essay10min
Links to Other Resources10min
Quiz Instructions10min
2 exercícios práticos
Cause/Effect Essays Practice Quiz4min
Writing Cause/Effect Essays20min
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4
6 horas para concluir

Writing Argument Essays

In this last module, you'll learn how to write the most common type of college essay. The argument essay is probably the most fun essay to write too. In this one, you will try to convince your reader to believe your argument or position on some controversial topic. You have to think of good reasons to support your position. Remember to write an argument essay that is to the best of your own abilities. ...
3 vídeos (total de (Total 13 mín.) min), 8 leituras, 4 testes
3 videos
Argument Essays Video Lecture8min
Teacher Discusses an Argument Essay4min
8 leituras
Learning Objectives10min
Debatable vs Non-Debatable Practice10min
Argument Practice10min
Argument Writing Assignment10min
Sample Argument Essay10min
Links to Other Resources10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Learn More10min
2 exercícios práticos
Argument Essay Practice Quiz6min
Argument Essays20min
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por BNov 17th 2015

Thank you for teaching me how to write basic essays. This has been one of my most important goals for years. I've tried several other ways of learning but your method worked for me. Thank you so much.

por EBDec 5th 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

Instrutores

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Helen Nam

Instructor
International Programs, UCI Extension

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The skills taught in this Specialization will empower you to succeed in any college-level course or professional field. You’ll learn to conduct rigorous academic research and to express your ideas clearly in an academic format. In the final Capstone Project, all the knowledge that you’ve gained over the span of these courses will culminate into an academic research paper on an issue of your choice....
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