Spécialisation Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening

Commence le Nov 18

Spécialisation Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening

Speaking and Listening Skills for Academic English. Learn to speak and listen more effectively.

À propos de cette Spécialisation

This specialization covers the listening and speaking skills that non-native English-speaking students need to be successful in English-speaking colleges and universities. Native English-speaking students who would like to increase their chances of success in university courses will also benefit as well anyone interested in improving their listening comprehension skills. You will learn how to listen to class lectures and take notes more effectively. You will also improve your speaking skills for common tasks such as class discussions and presentations. In the capstone, you will create a video presentation on an academic topic.

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Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURS 1

    Academic Listening and Note-Taking

    4-5 hours/week for 4 weeks
    Anglais, Espagnol, Chinois (simplifié)

    À propos du cours

    This course will help non-native English speakers improve their listening and note-taking skills for the purpose of listening to academic lectures. You will learn techniques for improving your understanding and skills for taking more effectiv
  2. COURS 2

    Presentations: Speaking so that People Listen

    3-4 hours/week for 4 weeks
    Anglais, Chinois (simplifié)

    À propos du cours

    Do you have to give presentations in school or at your work? Is it nerve-racking? Then you've come to the right place. Everyone gets a little nervous when they think about having to stand in front of other people and speak intelligently. This course w
  3. COURS 3

    Academic Discussions in English

    4-5 hours/week for 4 weeks
    Anglais, Albanais

    À propos du cours

    This is the third course in the Learn English: Advanced Speaking and Listening specialization. In this class you will learn about different types of conversations you will have in academic settings. You will also learn some strategies for hel
  4. COURS 4

    Advanced Speaking and Listening Project

    Session à venir : Dec 24
    3-4 hours/week for 6 weeks

    À propos du Projet Final

    Learners will present a well-organized academic speech on a topic in an academic field of the learner's choice. The learner will need to recall all of the skills learned in the previous three courses and complete several steps to complete the proj


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  • Tamy Chapman

    Tamy Chapman

    Instructor, International Programs
  • Brad Gilpin

    Brad Gilpin

  • Helen Nam

    Helen Nam

  • Judy Hu

    Judy Hu

    Instructor, International Programs
  • Dana Saito-Stehberger

    Dana Saito-Stehberger

    Curriculum Coordinator
  • Meg Parker

    Meg Parker

    Instructor, International Programs