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字幕:英語(English), 阿拉伯語(Arabic)...
專項課程

第 2 門課程(共 5 門),位於

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完成時間(小時)

完成時間大約為16 小時

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英語(English)

字幕:英語(English), 阿拉伯語(Arabic)...

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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!...
Reading
2 個視頻(共 3 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video2 個視頻
Academic Integrity Video Lecture2分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Pre-Course Survey10分鐘
Message about Opinions10分鐘
完成時間(小時)
完成時間為 5 小時

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....
Reading
6 個視頻(共 51 分鐘), 8 個閱讀材料, 3 個測驗
Video6 個視頻
Introduction Paragraphs Video Lecture12分鐘
Body Paragraphs Video Lecture9分鐘
Paragraph Basics Video Lecture10分鐘
Conclusion Paragraphs Video Lecture3分鐘
The Writing Process Video Lecture4分鐘
Reading8 個閱讀材料
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Thesis Statement Practice10分鐘
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Topic Sentences Practice10分鐘
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Sample Essay10分鐘
Quiz2 個練習
Essay Writing Practice Quiz8分鐘
Essay Writing24分鐘
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完成時間為 6 小時

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!...
Reading
3 個視頻(共 12 分鐘), 6 個閱讀材料, 4 個測驗
Video3 個視頻
Compare/Contrast Essay Video Lecture6分鐘
Teacher Discusses a Compare/Contrast Essay5分鐘
Reading6 個閱讀材料
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Compare/Contrast Practice10分鐘
Compare/Contrast Writing Assignment10分鐘
Sample Compare/Contrast Essay10分鐘
Links to Other Resources10分鐘
Quiz Instructions10分鐘
Quiz2 個練習
Compare/Contrast Essays Practice Quiz6分鐘
Writing Compare/Contrast Essays20分鐘
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完成時間為 6 小時

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....
Reading
3 個視頻(共 12 分鐘), 6 個閱讀材料, 4 個測驗
Video3 個視頻
Cause/Effect Video Lecture6分鐘
Teacher Discusses a Cause/Effect Essay5分鐘
Reading6 個閱讀材料
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Cause/Effect Practice10分鐘
Cause/Effect Writing Assignment10分鐘
Sample Cause/Effect Essay10分鐘
Links to Other Resources10分鐘
Quiz Instructions10分鐘
Quiz2 個練習
Cause/Effect Essays Practice Quiz4分鐘
Writing Cause/Effect Essays20分鐘
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完成時間為 6 小時

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. ...
Reading
3 個視頻(共 13 分鐘), 8 個閱讀材料, 4 個測驗
Video3 個視頻
Argument Essays Video Lecture8分鐘
Teacher Discusses an Argument Essay4分鐘
Reading8 個閱讀材料
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Debatable vs Non-Debatable Practice10分鐘
Argument Practice10分鐘
Argument Writing Assignment10分鐘
Sample Argument Essay10分鐘
Links to Other Resources10分鐘
Quiz Instructions10分鐘
Learn More10分鐘
Quiz2 個練習
Argument Essay Practice Quiz6分鐘
Argument Essays20分鐘
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創建者 MUFeb 11th 2016

I always loved writing. What I didn't know, however, was that writing had some scientific structures that could make it very interesting. Take this course and know why. I took and was very successful.

創建者 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

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International Programs, UCI Extension

關於 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....

關於 Academic English: Writing 專項課程

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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