This course is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific discoveries.
This is the first course of the English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization. The course is an introduction to what you need to know about academic discourse. You’ll gain important critical reading skills to help you develop as a self-critical scientific writer. You will learn practical tools and effective strategies for increasing your academic vocabulary and grammar so that you will write well-structured coherent academic texts.
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: MODULE I: THE READING–RESEARCH–WRITING CONTINUUM
Week 3: MODULE II : DEVELOPING ACADEMIC VOCABULARY
Week 4: MODULE III : FUNDAMENTALS OF ACADEMIC GRAMMAR
Week 5: MODULE IV : ACADEMIC DISCOURSE
Course 1 of 5 in the English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization.