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Upper-Intermediate English: Business and Modern Life (edX)

Advance your English language skills as you learn how to rephrase sentences and prepare for an interview. Topics such as films, sports, and natural resources will also be discussed. This course is the second in a series of four English language MOOCs designed for students with an intermediate level [...]

Questions, Present Progressive and Future Tenses (Coursera)

In this course, “Questions, Present Progressive and Future Tenses,” you will learn about question words in English and how to form questions in the simple present. Then you will learn how to form the present progressive to express ideas about things that are happening right now. You will look [...]

Simple Past Tense (Coursera)

In this course, “Simple Past Tense,” you will learn how to form and use the simple past. You will see that there are a lot of irregular verbs in the simple past, but there are some patterns you can use to help you remember. You will learn about spelling [...]

Word Forms and Simple Present Tense (Coursera)

In this course, “Word Forms and Simple Present Tense,” you will learn about different word forms, like nouns, proper nouns, plural forms and singular forms. You will learn when to use the articles “a” and “an.” You will also learn about the BE verb in English, how to form [...]

English for Media Literacy (Coursera)

Welcome to English for Media Literacy! This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about U.S. media literacy. In this course, you will explore different types of mass media; such as, newspapers, magazines, television, and social media. This course will also give [...]

Noun Clauses and Conditionals (Coursera)

This is the third course in the Learn English: Advanced Grammar and Punctuation specialty. In this class, you will learn about the advanced grammar concepts of noun clauses and conditionals. You will learn about several different types of each and get lots of practice using them appropriately. This may [...]

Strategies for Teaching Perfect Tenses and Modals (Coursera)

This is the first course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn about teaching important intermediate verb tenses, including present perfect, present perfect progressive, past perfect, and past perfect progressive. You will also learn about teaching common modal verbs used in English. Finally, [...]

Conjunctions, Connectives, and Adverb Clauses (Coursera)

This is the second course in the Learn English: Advanced Grammar and Punctuation specialty. In this course, you will learn about a lot of different ways to join ideas to make more complex and interesting sentences. You'll learn about two types of conjunctions, many other types of connectives, and [...]

Verb Tenses and Passives (Coursera)

This is the first course in the Learn English: Advanced Grammar and Punctuation specialty. In this course, you will review the verb tenses that you learned in beginning English classes and learn about a few tenses you may not know very well. In all, you'll cover all 12 of [...]

English for Journalism (Coursera)

Welcome to English for Journalism, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in developing the skills needed for [...]