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.4: How to Take this Course

Good news! You’re already started the course. There are four modules. In each Module you will submit an essay and then receive feedback on the essay.

What do I do in Module 1?

  • In Module 1 you will read a question and then submit an essay.
  • After you submit the essay, you’ll get feedback. The feedback will be specific, not general so you can immediately start improving.
  • Why have we organized the course this way? Well, we think everyone deserves immediate feedback as soon as they begin a course. Also, when we read your essay, we’ll learn more about your level of legal English and your familiarity with how US legal analysis is typically organized.

What do I do in Module 2?

  • After you submit your essay answer in Module 1, you will proceed to Module 2.
  • In Module 2 you will receive:
    • Feedback on the Module 1 essay you submitted.
    • Online course materials for Module 2 that you do on your own and on your own schedule.
    • A new essay question and then you proceed to Module 3.
  • Note: There is no deadline for completing these course modules. You can complete and submit the essays whenever is convenient for you.

What do I do in Module 3?

  • After you submit your essay answer in Module 2, you will proceed to Module 3.
  • In Module 3 you will receive:
    • Feedback on the Module 2 essay you submitted
    • Online course materials for Module 3 that you do on your own and on your own schedule.
    • A new essay question and then you proceed to Module 4.

What do I do in Module 4?

  • After you submit your essay answer in Module 3, you will proceed to Module 4.
  • In Module 4 you will receive:
    • Feedback on the Module 3 essay you submitted
    • Online course materials for Module 4 that you do on your own and on your own schedule.
    • A new essay question for you to submit.

What happens after Module 4?

  • Module 4 is the final module.
  • After you submit your Module 4 essay you will receive:
    • Feedback on your final essay
    • A certificate for completion of the USLawEssentials Legal Writing 101 course.