Maggie Sokolik

Maggie Sokolik received her Ph.D. in applied linguistics from UCLA. She has taught writing and technical communication on the Berkeley campus since 1992. She is the author of over twenty ESL and composition textbooks, including Sound Ideas, co-authored with Michael Krasny. She has also written for and been featured in several educational video projects in Japan. She travels frequently to speak about grammar, writing, and instructor education, most recently in Tokyo, Japan, India, and Mexico.

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English for Journalists, Part 2 (edX)

Improve your English grammar, vocabulary and writing skills through topics in journalism including free speech, sports, humor and broadcast writing. English for Journalists offers instruction in English language development for students who are studying journalism, or working journalists who want to improve their English proficiency. Students with a basic [...]
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English for Journalists, Part 1 (edX)

Improve your English grammar, vocabulary and writing skills through exciting topics in journalism and world news. English for Journalists offers instruction in English language development for students who are studying journalism, or working journalists who want to improve their English proficiency. Students with a basic understanding and interest in [...]
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How to Write an Essay (edX)

An introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing. College Writing 2.1x is an introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing. [...]
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Academic and Business Writing (edX)

An introduction to academic and business writing for English Language Learners, focusing on grammar, vocabulary, structure, editing, and publication. College Writing 2.2x providesan introduction to academic and business writing for English Language Learners. In this course, students focus on understanding the demands of different styles of writing, andwork to [...]
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AP® English Literature & Composition - Part 3: Plays (edX)

Enhance your reading and writing skills as you interpret and learn about plays in preparation for the AP® English Literature & Composition exam. This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. This course will focus on great pieces of drama and [...]
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AP® English Literature & Composition – Part 2: Poems (edX)

Learn how to read and interpret poetry and enhance your reading and writing skills in preparation for the AP® English Literature & Composition exam. This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. Through an engaging collection of videos, authentic readings, and [...]
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AP® English Literature & Composition – Part 1: Stories (edX)

Enhance your ability to read and write about great literature in preparation for the AP® English Literature & Composition exam. This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. Through an engaging collection of videos, authentic readings, and support material from a [...]
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ColWri3.3x: "Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus" by Shelley: BerkeleyX Book Club (edX)

Reading, discussing, and writing about Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus.
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"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Twain: BerkeleyX Book Club (edX)

Reading, discussing, and writing about Mark Twain’s classic novel, “Huckleberry Finn.” This course will explore in depth Mark Twain’s 1884 novel, Huckleberry Finn, which has an important place in American literature and history. This novel is among the first in major American literature to be written in dialect, [...]
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ColWri3.4x: "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Wilde: BerkeleyX Book Club (edX)

Reading, discussing, and writing about Oscar Wilde’s classic novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.
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