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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4 years, 5 months ago
I am really excited to engage in this course and I think I am going to have lots of fun and interesting experience during this.
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4 years, 5 months ago
I can't wait for tomorrow to start with this course. I am persuaded that it will improve my English level, listening and writing.
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im very jubilant and excited by participating in this worth-producing coures ...its going to be fun ...
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4 years, 5 months ago
I am totally excited to partake in this course which I believe shall hitherto influence the nature of my reasoning and diction...Lets play ball...
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4 years, 5 months ago
I am excited to start with this course. I really that this will help me to improve my writing skills.
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8/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
I am really very weak in English. I want to improve my English writing skill as well as my speaking. Thank you EDX.
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7/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
I think this course will help me to understand easy writing and language.basically i need to write English article and various things.
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6/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
Real Language is like to feel some one's emotions expressions and thoughts. just like other students i would also like to learn and improve my english language skills.
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1/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 5 months ago
I tried to enroll but could not. It always gave an error message that username should consist of A-Z and 0-9 with no spaces. I did try it the way I understood, e.g., Alamgir. However, I was not successful. Therefore, I had to quit.
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