Helen Nam

Ms. Nam holds two master’s degrees, one in TESOL and the other in Philosophy, both from Biola University with her BA, also in Philosophy, from UCLA. Ms. Nam is a full-time teacher with International Programs at UCI and teaches both on-ground and online ESL and teacher training courses. Ms. Nam is also very involved in professional organizations, serving on the Board of CATESOL as well as the local Orange County Chapter. She has extensive experience organizing, working at, and presenting at professional conferences. She has travelled widely and speaks Korean fluently.

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Vowels of American English Pronunciation (Coursera)

This is the second course of The Pronunciation of American English specialization. In this course, you will learn and practice all of the vowel sounds of American English, including pairs of vowels that may be easy to confuse. Each week you will receive practical advice from successful [...]
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The Music of American English Pronunciation (Coursera)

In this third course of The Pronunciation of American English specialization, you will learn and practice the "music" of American English, the features of pronunciation such as stress, rhythm, and intonation that will help improve your listening comprehension as well as your ability to communicate more clearly. Each week [...]
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Consonants of American English Pronunciation (Coursera)

In this first course of The Pronunciation of American English specialization, you will learn and practice all of the consonant sounds of American English, including some pairs of consonants that are especially tricky. Each week you will receive practical advice from successful English learners and practice an effective [...]
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Academic Discussions in English (Coursera)

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 helping you understand other people's meaning and for helping you express [...]
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Advanced Writing (Coursera)

Advanced Writing. This is the third course in the Academic English: Writing specialization. By raising your level of academic writing, this course helps prepare you for college-level work. After completing this course, you will be able to: plan and write a more sophisticated argument essay; identify plagiarism and explain [...]
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TOEFL Reading and Listening Sections Skills Mastery (Coursera)

This course prepares non-native speakers of English to take the reading and listening sections of the TOEFL iBT exam. This course takes a close look at every type of listening and reading question that you may encounter on the test and provides effective strategies for tackling each type. Expanding [...]
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TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections Skills Mastery (Coursera)

This course prepares non-native speakers of English to take the speaking and writing sections of the TOEFL iBT exam. This course explains the difference between the integrated tasks and independent tasks in the speaking and writing sections of the iBT and provides effective strategies for tackling each task. For [...]
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TOEFL Test-Taking Strategies (Coursera)

This course prepares non-native speakers of English to take the TOEFL iBT exam by providing helpful tips and proven techniques for successfully completing the reading, listening, speaking, and writing sections of the iBT. In this course, you will learn a variety of strategies such as note-taking, using templates, and [...]
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IELTS Listening and Speaking Sections Skills Mastery (Coursera)

Whether you have taken the IELTS test before, you will benefit from completing this course on the listening and speaking sections of the exam. The lessons in this course will improve your overall skills in both listening and speaking, and they will prepare you for every type of question [...]
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IELTS Reading Section Skills Mastery (Coursera)

Whether you have taken the IELTS test before, you will benefit from completing this course on the reading section of the exam. The lessons in this course will improve your overall skills in reading and prepare you for every type of question in this section of the test, increasing [...]
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