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Dec 5th 2016

Academic Literacy (Coursera)

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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.

Syllabus

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.