By raising your level of academic writing, this course helps prepare you for college-level work.
- plan and write a more sophisticated argument essay
- identify plagiarism and explain how to prevent it
- read and analyze several articles to form your own opinion on a topic
- make connections between several articles
- form thesis statements from your readings
- use sources effectively when writing an essay
Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version.
Skills You Will Gain
- Essay Writing
- Academic Writing
- Creative Writing
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- Advanced Argument Essays
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- Synthesis Essay
- Documented Essay
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- 35 days
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.
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