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Programa de cursos integrados
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Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês, Árabe, Catalão, Vietnamita, Espanhol...

Habilidades que você terá

English GrammarPunctuationGrammarWriting
Programa de cursos integrados
100% online

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês, Árabe, Catalão, Vietnamita, Espanhol...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Course Introduction

This is the first course in the Academic English: Writing specialization, which will help prepare you for studying in an American college or university. This first course will go over some of the basics of grammar and punctuation that you'll need to do good writing. It is not intended to review all aspects of English grammar, only the few topics chosen for this class. In this short module, to get started, introduce yourself and get to know the other learners a little bit. In the following lessons, you will watch video lectures, do readings, do practice exercises, and take quizzes. To pass the course, just pass all three quizzes. When you finish one activity, then go on to the next one. Enjoy the class!...
Reading
1 vídeo (Total de min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video1 vídeos
Reading2 leituras
Pre-Course Survey10min
Course Update10min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para concluir

Verb Tenses and Conjunctions

In this module, you will watch video lectures, do readings, do practice exercises, and take quizzes. You can re-watch the videos or redo the exercises as many times as you need to to help you understand the material. This module will help you review verb tenses and how to use them correctly. You probably already studied these in your other English classes, so this will just be a quick reminder. Then you'll begin learning about how to use conjunctions in your sentences. This will help you write different kinds of sentences and make your writing more interesting....
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 28 min), 7 leituras, 4 testes
Video6 videos
Verb Tenses Video Lecture8min
Present Perfect vs. Present Perfect Progressive2min
Present Perfect vs. Simple Past4min
Remember to Answer Classmates' Questionsmin
Conjunctions Video Lecture11min
Reading7 leituras
Learning Objectives10min
Verb Tense Practice10min
Learning Objectives10min
Conjunctions Practice10min
Coordinate Conjunctions and Punctuation Chart10min
Links to Other Resources10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
Verb Tenses Practice Quiz8min
Conjunctions Practice Quiz6min
Verb Tenses and Conjunctions24min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
6 horas para concluir

Compound and Complex Sentences

Now that you've learned about conjunctions, you're ready to learn about different types of sentences. In English, there are four types of sentences that you can use--and should use--to make your writing more interesting to read. In this module, you'll learn about two of the advanced sentence types....
Reading
2 vídeos (Total de 17 min), 8 leituras, 5 testes
Video2 videos
Adverb Clause Video Lecture9min
Reading8 leituras
Learning Objectives10min
Transitions Study Guide10min
Compound Sentences Practice10min
Commas vs. Semicolons Practice10min
Learning Objectives10min
Adverb Clauses in Complex Sentences Practice10min
Links to Other Resources10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
Compound Sentence Practice Quiz6min
Adverb Clause Practice Quiz8min
Compound and Complex Sentences28min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
7 horas para concluir

More Commas, Parallel Structure, and Sentence Variety

In this module, you'll learn some other uses for commas. After studying this module, you'll know about 95% of the ways commas can be used. That means you'll be able to write confidently, knowing that you are using commas correctly and not just guessing. In addition to learning about commas, you'll learn about creating parallel structure and sentence variety. When you add these to your writing tools, your writing will be even more effective....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 20 min), 10 leituras, 6 testes
Video5 videos
Therefore vs. Therefore3min
Introduction to Parallel Structuremin
Parallel Structure Video Lecture4min
Sentence Variety Video Lecture6min
Reading10 leituras
Learning Objectives10min
Commas Practice 110min
Commas Practice 210min
Learning Objectives10min
Parallel Structure Practice10min
Learning Objectives10min
Sentence Variety Practice10min
Links to Other Resources10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Learn More10min
Quiz4 exercícios práticos
More Commas Practice Quiz6min
Parallel Structure Practice Quiz6min
Sentence Variety Practice Quiz6min
Commas, Parallel Structure, and Sentence Variety24min
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Melhores avaliações

por KGDec 26th 2016

This is a very useful course even if you are very good in English . This course helps in understanding the type of sentences, proper usage of commas and perfect ways of writing attractive paragraphs.

por ROct 9th 2017

Hi, Learn the basic of the English grammar and the rules on writing, which so important to writing. Enjoyed and learn so much that will help overcome fear writing.\n\nThank You, Again\n\nRobert Perea

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

Sobre University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Academic English: Writing

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....
Academic English: Writing

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