E.g., 2016-09-28
E.g., 2016-09-28
E.g., 2016-09-28
Oct 6th 2016

Learn how the world’s endangered languages are revived and why this process is critical to preserving cultural identity.

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Oct 5th 2016

Ce MOOC a pour objectif de comprendre la Francophonie comme espace géoculturel et espace géopolitique. Il vous permettra de suivre l’évolution de la Francophonie à travers un regard multidisciplinaire.

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

¿Es usted un ejecutivo de negocios o gerente que utiliza inglés en su profesión? Entonces Ud. sabe que la buena comunicación empresarial en inglés exige los enfoques, el vocabulario y las estructuras lingüísticas específicas. En este curso, Ud. seguirá, a lo largo con un gerente recién promovido, como ella construye y conduce a su equipo hacia el éxito.

Average: 6 (2 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

At the center of a good story are the characters in it. In this course aspiring writers will discover how to build and bring to life complex, vivid and unforgettable characters. We will study the choices a writer makes to bring all characters to life on the page, and we will perform written exercises in order to develop a variety of writing and pre-writing techniques, in order to create a variety of characters.

Average: 6.3 (12 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

A l’heure actuelle, pour évoluer professionnellement, voyager ou s’instruire, avoir une bonne connaissance de l’anglais est un atout non négligeable. En tant qu’enseignante en langue étrangère, je suis convaincue que pour progresser efficacement dans l’apprentissage d’une langue, connaître les règles de base ne suffit pas. Comme en cuisine, vous pouvez disposer des meilleurs ingrédients du monde encore faut-il pourvoir les combiner harmonieusement pour obtenir un plat à la hauteur de vos espérances. C’est pourquoi, dans ce MOOC, nous ne nous limiterons pas à l’apprentissage des bases de l’anglais. Nous vous aiderons également à déterminer votre style d’apprentissage et vous initierons à différentes techniques pour faciliter vos interactions en anglais. Que vous souhaitiez améliorer votre anglais, interagir avec autrui ou découvrir une nouvelle culture, vous trouverez dans ce MOOC une multitude d’astuces et de conseils afin de vous aider à devenir un « successful learner ».

Average: 6.7 (10 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters. Start Writing Fiction focuses on a skill which is central to the writing of all stories and novels – creating characters.

Average: 4.1 (31 votes)
Sep 28th 2016

After his harrowing descent into the depths of despair, the Pilgrim Dante emerges with Virgil onto the Isle of Mount Purgatorio in the southern hemisphere. There he will be healed of sin and prepared for his climactic reunion with Beatrice.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

This is an advanced course for Chinese for beginners. Learners will expand vocabularies about personal information, daily life, food and drink, healthy, and expressions about greeting, suggestion, agreement, comparison, complaint, prohibition, experience, plan, recommendation, etc. Learners can improve their listening and speaking and know much more about Chinese social cultures.

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Sep 26th 2016

¿Le interesa el idioma español y se preocupa por la corrección, el estilo y las variaciones de la lengua española?
¿Siente curiosidad acerca de las variaciones española y argentina o americana del Español estudiadas en textos cultos de referencia? En este curso se estudian empíricamente algunos aspectos relevantes de esas variedades de la lengua con datos significativos de las versiones hispanas de J. D. Salinger: «El cazador oculto», argentinas; y «El guardián entre el centeno», españolas.

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Sep 26th 2016

Roughly half of the world’s population is already online and so setting yourself apart from the crowd is more important than ever before. One of the best ways to do that is by creating your own ePortfolio. An ePortfolio is a site that showcases or shows your background, your resume, and samples of your work. In this course, you will learn step by step how to build the site and you’ll learn the grammar, vocabulary and writing skills needed to create it. You will learn how to apply information from your ePortfolio to other online tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube in order to network with others so that you get a job or connect with other professionals.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Your style is as unique and distinctive as your face, your voice, except that you can choose it, you can can work on it, enhance it. In this course we will introduce aspiring writers to the art of putting pressure on written language. We will study the use of metaphor and imagery, and demonstrate how clarity, grace, and inventiveness in word choice are imperative to a story’s success. Writers will emerge with the revision skills essential to all writers of good stories and good prose.

Average: 2.7 (20 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

El tercer curso del Programa Especializado Chino básico para hispanohablantes: lenguaje y cultura empresarial es el último curso del Programa Especializado, y tiene un enfoque en el lenguaje que se usaría en un viaje a la China.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to the techniques that masters of fiction use to ground a story in a concrete world. From the most realist settings to the most fantastical, writers will learn how to describe the physical world in sharp, sensory detail. We will also learn how to build credibility through research, and to use creative meditation exercises to deepen our own understanding of our story worlds, so that our readers can see all that we imagine.

Average: 5.9 (14 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Learn to speak, write and understand the second official language of the Netherlands with this free introductory language course. Did you know that, besides Dutch, a second official language is spoken in the Netherlands? It’s a language even more closely related to English than Dutch. This language is called Frisian.

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Sep 26th 2016

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot. We will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires. We will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our imaginations, drag them into a fictional world, and keep them there. We will learn how to outline and structure a plot, discuss narrative arc, pacing and reversals and reveal the inevitable surprise: connecting the beginning, middle and end.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

This course aims to improve your Business English language skills by developing your vocabulary and reading skills and your understanding of tone, style and knowledge of communication methods. We'll also cover how these language skills can enhance audience analysis, business case analysis and basic business communication strategies. Skills learned in this course will often be referred to and needed to complete the speaking, writing and cross-cultural communications courses of this Specialization.

Average: 6.1 (13 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Everywhere, every day, everybody uses language. There is no human society, no matter how small or how isolated, which does not employ a language that is rich and diverse. This course introduces you to linguistics, featuring interviews with well-known linguists and with speakers of many different languages. Join us to explore the miracles of human language!

Average: 6.6 (9 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Do you want to speak better English? This course will help you reach that goal. Speak English Professionally: In person, Online and On the Phone will boost your English speaking skills. In this 5 week course, you will learn how to identify and make a strong personal introduction. You will develop and demonstrate the speaking skills for group discussions: how to agree or disagree, how to clarify, restate and summarise. You will develop and demonstrate the speaking skills for group discussions: how to agree or disagree, how to clarify, restate and summarize.

Average: 7.3 (15 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

The goal of hiring managers is not just to hire people who need a job. It’s to hire people who believe in their organization, its mission and the work that’s involved in the job position. Every hiring manager knows: Hire people to do a job and they’ll work for your money. Hire people who believe in the work and they’ll work for their passion.

Average: 8.6 (7 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Welcome to English for Journalism, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in developing the skills needed for a career in modern journalism.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)

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