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Sous-titres : Anglais, Espagnol, Arabe

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Sous-titres : Anglais, Espagnol, Arabe

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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!

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2 vidéos (Total 3 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
2 vidéos
Academic Integrity Video Lecture2 min
2 lectures
Pre-Course Survey10 min
Message about Opinions10 min
Semaine
2
5 heures pour terminer

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.

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6 vidéos (Total 51 min), 8 lectures, 3 quiz
6 vidéos
Introduction Paragraphs Video Lecture12 min
Body Paragraphs Video Lecture9 min
Paragraph Basics Video Lecture10 min
Conclusion Paragraphs Video Lecture3 min
The Writing Process Video Lecture4 min
8 lectures
Learning Objectives10 min
Learning Objectives10 min
Thesis Statement Practice10 min
Learning Objectives10 min
Learning Objectives10 min
Topic Sentences Practice10 min
Learning Objectives10 min
Sample Essay10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Essay Writing Practice Quiz8 min
Essay Writing24 min
Semaine
3
6 heures pour terminer

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!

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3 vidéos (Total 12 min), 6 lectures, 4 quiz
3 vidéos
Compare/Contrast Essay Video Lecture6 min
Teacher Discusses a Compare/Contrast Essay5 min
6 lectures
Learning Objectives10 min
Compare/Contrast Practice10 min
Compare/Contrast Writing Assignment10 min
Sample Compare/Contrast Essay10 min
Links to Other Resources10 min
Quiz Instructions10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Compare/Contrast Essays Practice Quiz6 min
Writing Compare/Contrast Essays20 min
Semaine
4
6 heures pour terminer

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.

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3 vidéos (Total 12 min), 7 lectures, 4 quiz
3 vidéos
Cause/Effect Video Lecture6 min
Teacher Discusses a Cause/Effect Essay5 min
7 lectures
Learning Objectives10 min
Cause/Effect Practice10 min
Cause/Effect Writing Assignment10 min
Sample Cause/Effect Essay10 min
Links to Other Resources10 min
Quiz Instructions10 min
Learn More!10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Cause/Effect Essays Practice Quiz4 min
Writing Cause/Effect Essays20 min
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Principaux examens pour Getting Started with Essay Writing

par 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.

par 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

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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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À propos de la Spécialisation Anglais académique : écrire

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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