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Academic and Business Writing

University of California, Berkeley via edX

Overview

College Writing 2.2x providesan introduction to academic and business writing for English Language Learners. In this course, students focus on understanding the demands of different styles of writing, andwork to improve grammatical correctness, vocabulary development, and revision and editing skills. The five-week course includes material on vocabulary, tone, diction, and editing, all in the areas of academic and business writing. Students will have the opportunity to write on a number of different topics and ideas, always centered on areas of interest to them. The course materials are offered through readings and videos. Assignments include short writing assignments, quizzes, journal entries, and longer essays.

Taught by

Maggie Sokolik

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  • Maboroshi completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Some informative English language knowledge is provided. I cherish the peer assignment in which fellows rate on my writing. That's the most rewarding thing in this course.
  • Alali is taking this course right now, spending 12 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.

    I'm doing graduate diploma of counselling and I need to improve my writing skills and how to create an academic essay
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    I would like to learn how to write academic essay and how write business essay for my course work in my future all so my study course right use a lot of journals then use to write academic essay
  • Mubeen

    Mubeen completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

  • Sylvia completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    It's a good course. You learn the main rules to write. It's an interesting course for a non native english speaker. You first have to write a draft and then you must revise it.
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    Phuong completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

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