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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Getting Started with Essay Writing (Coursera)

Course 2: Getting Started with Essay Writing. This is the second course in the Academic English: Writing specialization. By introducing you to three types of academic essays, this course will especially help prepare you for work in college classes, but anyone who wants to improve his or her writing [...]
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Grammar and Punctuation (Coursera)

Course 1: Grammar and Punctuation. Do you need to review English grammar? Have you forgotten the grammar you once studied? If so, this course is perfect for you. The first course in this specialization is a refresher on some tools needed for good writing. It will help prepare you [...]
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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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