Acerca de este Curso
4.6
6,457 calificaciones
1,920 revisiones
Programa Especializado
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Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

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Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Árabe (Arabic), Catalán, Vietnamita, Español (Spanish)

Habilidades que obtendrás

English GrammarPunctuationGrammarWriting
Programa Especializado
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Árabe (Arabic), Catalán, Vietnamita, Español (Spanish)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Course Introduction

This is the first course in the Academic English: Writing specialization, which will help prepare you for studying in an American college or university. This first course will go over some of the basics of grammar and punctuation that you'll need to do good writing. It is not intended to review all aspects of English grammar, only the few topics chosen for this class. In this short module, to get started, introduce yourself and get to know the other learners a little bit. In the following lessons, you will watch video lectures, do readings, do practice exercises, and take quizzes. To pass the course, just pass all three quizzes. When you finish one activity, then go on to the next one. Enjoy the class!...
Reading
1 video (Total min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Reading2 lecturas
Pre-Course Survey10m
IMPORTANT Course Notices10m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Verb Tenses and Conjunctions

In this module, you will watch video lectures, do readings, do practice exercises, and take quizzes. You can re-watch the videos or redo the exercises as many times as you need to to help you understand the material. This module will help you review verb tenses and how to use them correctly. You probably already studied these in your other English classes, so this will just be a quick reminder. Then you'll begin learning about how to use conjunctions in your sentences. This will help you write different kinds of sentences and make your writing more interesting....
Reading
6 videos (Total 28 min), 7 readings, 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Verb Tenses Video Lecture8m
Present Perfect vs. Present Perfect Progressive2m
Present Perfect vs. Simple Past4m
Remember to Answer Classmates' Questionsm
Conjunctions Video Lecture11m
Reading7 lecturas
Learning Objectives10m
Verb Tense Practice10m
Learning Objectives10m
Conjunctions Practice10m
Coordinate Conjunctions and Punctuation Chart10m
Links to Other Resources10m
Quiz Instructions10m
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
Verb Tenses Practice Quiz8m
Conjunctions Practice Quiz6m
Verb Tenses and Conjunctions24m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
6 horas para completar

Compound and Complex Sentences

Now that you've learned about conjunctions, you're ready to learn about different types of sentences. In English, there are four types of sentences that you can use--and should use--to make your writing more interesting to read. In this module, you'll learn about two of the advanced sentence types....
Reading
2 videos (Total 17 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
Video2 videos
Adverb Clause Video Lecture9m
Reading8 lecturas
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
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
Compound Sentence Practice Quiz6m
Adverb Clause Practice Quiz8m
Compound and Complex Sentences28m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
7 horas para completar

More Commas, Parallel Structure, and Sentence Variety

In this module, you'll learn some other uses for commas. After studying this module, you'll know about 95% of the ways commas can be used. That means you'll be able to write confidently, knowing that you are using commas correctly and not just guessing. In addition to learning about commas, you'll learn about creating parallel structure and sentence variety. When you add these to your writing tools, your writing will be even more effective....
Reading
5 videos (Total 20 min), 10 readings, 6 quizzes
Video5 videos
Therefore vs. Therefore3m
Introduction to Parallel Structurem
Parallel Structure Video Lecture4m
Sentence Variety Video Lecture6m
Reading10 lecturas
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 More10m
Quiz4 ejercicios de práctica
More Commas Practice Quiz6m
Parallel Structure Practice Quiz6m
Sentence Variety Practice Quiz6m
Commas, Parallel Structure, and Sentence Variety24m
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Dirección de la carrera

32%

comenzó una nueva carrera después de completar estos cursos
Beneficio de la carrera

83%

consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso
Promoción de la carrera

10%

consiguió un aumento de sueldo o ascenso

Principales revisiones

por KGDec 26th 2016

This is a very useful course even if you are very good in English . This course helps in understanding the type of sentences, proper usage of commas and perfect ways of writing attractive paragraphs.

por DVNov 12th 2015

I am very satisfied with this course. It really helped me to improve my writing skills, and I am feeling more confident than I used to be.\n\nAfter this course, I am planning to take up the next one.

Instructores

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Helen Nam

Instructor
International Programs, UCI Extension

Acerca de University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

Acerca del programa especializado Academic English: Writing

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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