Academic and Business Writing

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College Writing 2.2x continues the introduction to academic and business writing for English Language Learners. In this part of the course, students focus on understanding the demands of different styles of writing, and continue 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 will be offered via readings and videos. Assignments include short writing assignments, quizzes, journal entries, and longer pieces.

In partnership with the U.S. Department of State

UC Berkeley is partnering with the U.S. Department of State to extend the reach of College Writing 2X. Participating U.S. Embassies will host in-perso...

College Writing 2.2x continues the introduction to academic and business writing for English Language Learners. In this part of the course, students focus on understanding the demands of different styles of writing, and continue 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 will be offered via readings and videos. Assignments include short writing assignments, quizzes, journal entries, and longer pieces.

In partnership with the U.S. Department of State

UC Berkeley is partnering with the U.S. Department of State to extend the reach of College Writing 2X. Participating U.S. Embassies will host in-person, facilitated discussions sessions around the course content in order to maximize the learning experience. The State Department-supported EducationUSA network will also offer facilitated discussions in some locations for students interested in pursuing higher education in the United States. This partnership is part of the English Education Alliance (E2A), a global effort of the U.S. Department of State to address the global demand for 21st century English language skills.

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Huy Hoang

8/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
My name is Huy and live in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I think my English is not good for working in professional environment. So that I have a plan to improve my English to get more confidence in working. One of the worse skill is writing so this course is very useful for me. Very happy to join this course.
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Bambang Purwanto

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3 years, 9 months ago
Well, my name is Bambang Purwanto. I am a lecturer in one of universities in Indonesia. I need this program because I have plan to take doctoral degree besides that I also teach this subject to my students. I think all theory must have a practice inside.
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Gerônimo Vicente

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3 years, 9 months ago
I'm journalist and live in Maceió, a beautiful city that is capital of state of Alagoas and that have beautiful beaches.The course is important to me because I'm have obssession to learn enghlish, but I have dificulty to speak, because I dont get to listen very well yet. I also that the course is important to mine ativities.
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Rayhona Gulomova

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3 years, 9 months ago
I want to improve my academic writing. Because everyone who is in the sphere of language learning and philology must be master on this aspect too,( with other ones). And it will be great to have some usefull practise
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Su Yee

8/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
I'm a Pharmacist from FDA Myanmar.Now I'm learning IELTS. I want to improve my English writing skill.I believe that this course can guide me to have academic writing skill.
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3 years, 9 months ago
It is very important that to have a good writting skills to express our feelings by writting . It is very necessary to have a good english
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Yasir Salam

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3 years, 9 months ago
I intend to study masters degree by research and I do hope this course will improve my English specially writing skills
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10/10 stars
3 years, 9 months ago
This is my first course here and am sure this will help me learn to write better essays and I will be able to pass my final exams. I would like to know when it starts.
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3 years, 9 months ago
I think this course will help me to improve my writing skill as I am an English teacher, and now I am working on my thesis as I am a master student in English language and literature
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JORGE GALARCE

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
I am an ESL/EFL teacher leaving in Brazil and I want to improve my writing skills. It's a real opportunity to practice this ability.
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3 years, 9 months ago
I think this is a good opportunity to upgrade myself in English, as it has always been my dream. Am happy to be a student of this learned person to tape her knowledge.Notwithstanding the above,I pray for those behind this to continue their good work to making sure that their goals are achieve.Thank you and God bless you all.
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3 years, 9 months ago
I believe this course will allow me to improve my writing skills in order to have a better performance as an Executive Assistant. I´ve already taken a previous course of English Writing and I like this way to learn from anywhere in the world from prestigious Universities.
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Himanshu Nailwal

8/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
I am a student and want to learn enough to write my reports and projects in an efficient and effective way. Hoping this course will help me to achieve enough knowledge.
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3 years, 9 months ago
I want to know when will this course start it should start today but at which clock it will start please I want to study English for an important thing
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laleh L

6/10 starsDropped
3 years, 9 months ago
I am researcher.And I need to write my article in English language then publish them in scientific journal .In addition I like to learn English for continue my Education in phD degree.
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Matthew Ngango

7/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
I am a student that appreciates the need to better my writing skills. I think this course provides a platform that will encourage me to engage in proper writing both through learning and sharing.
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3 years, 9 months ago
I hope to learn very much with tis course, because my english is bad, but I'll learn more. I want it very much.
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Claudino X. das Neves

2/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
I believe that Writing is one of the four skills of English so to assist our work and study, we truly need to improve our Writing skill so as to be more professional and advanced when conducting our task.
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3 years, 9 months ago
very good opportunity to improve their knowledge of English, to increase communication ability, outlook and acquainted with good people.
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3 years, 9 months ago
All is Excellent for personal view. I think it will be really helpful to Bangladeshi people.I will enjoy the course with my dear & near ones. Regards/ Alam
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3 years, 9 months ago
I'm very glad to hear about a course that I still can improve English and chase my dreams everyday. It is the best opportunity to learn English, when you live in Georgia and wark in the bank and everytime you are busy. So I think that it is that I wanted and I need. You cant imagin how happy I am in the process of learning English.So I hope I will be a good student. thanks for this so much.
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Fernando Soares

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3 years, 9 months ago
I think this course meets an important gap for better proficiency in the English language. I hope to take to improve my level of proficiecy.
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MR TANNIM HOSSAIN

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
Wow, Really Great News for Bangladeshi People's actually I am waiting this type of Course, I must be attend there, Thanks U.S Embassy-Dhaka-Bangladesh, Thanks - Maggie Sokolik (University of California)
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3 years, 9 months ago
Its what I was waiting for in order to enhance my General Paper. Thanks edX, Thanks Maggie and all the staffs, co-staffs, behind-the-screen personalities...
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10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
Really,it's about time I got what I've been looking for... Thanks Edx.. Thanks University of California Berkeley, Thanks Maggie..
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Md. Kohinoor Hossain

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
To hear about free English Grammar and Composition is very excited news for me because I am very poor man who finds out a same kind of offer where I can earn a credible and eligible verified certificate that will help admit into University graduate program where there requires GMAT or GRE or SAT or ACT or MELAB or Praxis or IELTS or TOEFL.I mind that here is got a filling out a dream. For this reason, I expect to admit into this course that must help to admission equivalent.
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3 years, 9 months ago
I'm very glad to hear about a course that I still can improve English and chase my dreams everyday. I hope I could do my best and get an opportunity to gain more skills.
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Rachel Matingi

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
awesome, i am sure i will be better by the time i complete the course. The essay writing is an very important and it will be excellent learning the skill. pronunciation of English words not only improves communication skills but also increases ones confidence.
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D N Mukhiya

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
Many are excited about the programme and so am I.....especially about writing good structured paragraphs and essays........no doubt Maggie Sokolik's professional experience takes this programme to a great height. Proud to be the part of this.
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Md Amanullah

10/10 starsTaking Now
3 years, 9 months ago
Nice to see that.hope we will get better from the lesson... i'm hereby prepared to attend the priod.
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