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What is good writing?

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Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This free course, What is good writing?, will help you to realise that essays are not to be feared. You will learn how important it is to answer the question that is set and that your style of writing is as communicative as possible.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss why writing is so important
  • understand and use critically the main criteria of good essay-writing
  • be aware of the basic technical and stylistic considerations involved in writing.

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