However, these skills will be even more helpful in your everyday life in any MBA or Master’s programme conducted in English.

That is why we decided to start the new section of PrepAdviser – MOOC Review – by presenting the course English Grammar and Essay Writing.

Improve your English grammar, essay writing, and persuasive writing with this introductory college writing course.

Find out answers to all your questions in How to Prepare Outstanding MBA Essays

About this Course

The course, English Grammar and Essay Writing, will focus on proofreading, self-editing, revision, common English grammar errors, tone, diction, and vocabulary building. The course is suitable for all interested in refining persuasive writing techniques and essay development and specifically aimed at anyone preparing for applying to university. The course materials will be offered via readings, videos, and various types of homework assignments. There are suggested optional textbooks for additional writing work. You will participate in online discussions as well as peer review of your writing. You will write one full essay for this part of the course.

Start date: February 4, 2015

Course Length: 5 weeks 

Estimated Effort: 4-5 hours/week

School: US Berkeley in partnership with the U.S. Department of State

Professor:  Maggie Sokolik

Platform: edX