The course acquaints students with fundamental aspects of writing an essay, especially argumentative essay. The knowledge may be expanded to other academic writing activities. The basis for starting a writing is critical thinking in verbal and visual text. The features of writing such as cohesive, coherence, and lexico-grammatical features are taught to write a meaningful writing. Furthermore, how to find good resources and how to transform other resources into own arguments in the form of paraphrase are also discussed to avoid plagiarism.