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Skills you will gain

English GrammarPunctuationGrammarWriting

Learner Career Outcomes

39%

started a new career after completing these courses

34%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

13%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 17 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: Arabic, French, Catalan, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Russian, English, Spanish...

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Pre-Course Survey10m
Course Update10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Verb Tenses and Conjunctions

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 28 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
Verb Tenses Video Lecture8m
Present Perfect vs. Present Perfect Progressive2m
Present Perfect vs. Simple Past4m
Remember to Answer Classmates' Questions39s
Conjunctions Video Lecture11m
6 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Conjunctions Practice10m
Coordinate Conjunctions and Punctuation Chart10m
Links to Other Resources10m
Quiz Instructions10m
3 practice exercises
Verb Tenses Practice Quiz30m
Conjunctions Practice Quiz30m
Verb Tenses and Conjunctions30m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Compound and Complex Sentences

6 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 17 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
2 videos
Adverb Clause Video Lecture9m
8 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Transitions Study Guide10m
Compound Sentences Practice10m
Commas vs. Semicolons Practice10m
Learning Objectives10m
Adverb Clauses in Complex Sentences Practice10m
Links to Other Resources10m
Quiz Instructions10m
3 practice exercises
Compound Sentence Practice Quiz30m
Adverb Clause Practice Quiz30m
Compound and Complex Sentences30m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

More Commas, Parallel Structure, and Sentence Variety

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 20 min), 10 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Therefore vs. Therefore3m
Introduction to Parallel Structure19s
Parallel Structure Video Lecture4m
Sentence Variety Video Lecture6m
10 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Commas Practice 110m
Commas Practice 210m
Learning Objectives10m
Parallel Structure Practice10m
Learning Objectives10m
Sentence Variety Practice10m
Links to Other Resources10m
Quiz Instructions10m
Learn More!10m
4 practice exercises
More Commas Practice Quiz30m
Parallel Structure Practice Quiz30m
Sentence Variety Practice Quiz30m
Commas, Parallel Structure, and Sentence Variety30m

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About the Academic English: Writing Specialization

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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