Meg Parker

Meg Parker has over 16 years experience teaching English to kids, teens, and adults in both the United States and Mexico. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, a Master’s degree in Teaching, and a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics. At UC Irvine, she teaches English learners in the Academic English program as well as English teachers in the certificate program for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. She loves talking about teaching, so you frequently gives presentations on English learning at local and international conferences. When she’s not working, she enjoys trail running in the hills and mountains of Southern California, traveling to new countries, reading, and exploring new restaurants and sights in the Los Angeles area.

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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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The Pronunciation of American English Project (Coursera)

In the final course of The Pronunciation of American English specialization, you will complete a final self-reflection project applying what you have learned in the first three courses about consonants, vowels, and the “music” of English. In preparation for the project, you will take a post-test, review all [...]
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Techniques for Teaching Adjectives and Adjective Clauses (Coursera)

This is the second course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn how to effectively teach adjectives, adjective phrases, and adjective clauses to your students. You will learn what makes this grammar difficult for students and how to make it easier for them. [...]
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