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Sep 25th 2017

In this course, you will be introduced to some of the challenges of teaching and learning listening and speaking, such as paralinguistics, performance variables, reduced and regional forms, and differing types of oral discourse. Don't worry--you'll learn what those mean, too! Then you'll learn how to ease the acquisition of listening and speaking for your students. The course also highlights the powerful opportunity to include pronunciation in listening and speaking classes and offers strategies to incorporate pronunciation activities.

Average: 7 (10 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

Everywhere, every day, everybody uses language. There is no human society, no matter how small or how isolated, which does not employ a language that is rich and diverse. This course introduces you to linguistics, featuring interviews with well-known linguists and with speakers of many different languages. Join us to explore the miracles of human language!

Average: 6.7 (16 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

Offers practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities

Average: 9.8 (4 votes)

Sep 25th 2017

The course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work. The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Sep 25th 2017

El tercer curso del Programa Especializado Chino básico para hispanohablantes: lenguaje y cultura empresarial es el último curso del Programa Especializado, y tiene un enfoque en el lenguaje que se usaría en un viaje a la China.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Sep 20th 2017

Nowadays, there is an increasing number of people who are interested in Chinese culture and language. And it is useful to know about the language when coming to China for travel or business. This is an ABC Chinese course for beginners, including introduction of phonetics and daily expressions. After taking this class, learners can have a basic understanding of Chinese Mandarin and make basic conversations of daily living such as exchanging personal information, talking about daily arrangements and food, asking about price, introducing the city and the weather, telling your hobbies etc.

Average: 6.2 (35 votes)

Sep 18th 2017

Study Language and Literature in Italian and develop the skills you need to take part in a European student mobility program. Each year thousands of students travel across Europe to study in a foreign language like Italian. This can be daunting, even for those who are fluent. This online course, developed within the MOVE-ME project by UniStraSi, NUI Galway and The Open University, will help, guiding you through the peculiarities of academic discourse in Italian, and enabling you to understand and produce written and aural academic texts.

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Sep 18th 2017

This is an elementary-level Korean language course, consisting of 5 lessons with 4 units, and covers 4 skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The main topics include basic expressions used in everyday life, such as greetings, introducing yourself, talking about your family and a daily life and so on. Each lesson covers dialogues, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, quizzes and role-plays.

Average: 6.7 (13 votes)
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This course is a Amharic basic-level language program developed by the Foreign Service Institute (FSI). The course has been used for over thirty years by United States government diplomats and officers for learning the Amharic language.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

The aim of the course is to obtain the idea of the lexicon as a complex system and to get the methodology of the typological approach to the lexicon cross-linguistically, as well as to learn about the general mechanisms of semantic shift and their typological relevance.

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Sep 11th 2017

Explore the history of China’s language and culture and its adjustment to an increasingly globalised world. This course provides you with insights into the rich fabric of the cultures of China. You will develop a basic understanding of written Chinese, its history and expression in calligraphy. We will also explore the origins and variety of Chinese cuisine, the role of food in festivals and the etiquette of Chinese dining and tea drinking. You will also look at the origins of some of the values that underpin Chinese society and how these are being affected by economic development and urbanisation. You will uncover some of the symbolism of numbers and colours and the Chinese Zodiac and get a feel for how traditional values and beliefs are expressed in Chinese opera and architecture.

Average: 6.2 (22 votes)

Sep 11th 2017

El segundo curso del Programa Especializado Chino básico para hispanohablantes: lenguaje y cultura empresarial tiene un enfoque en el lenguaje que se puede usar en posibles situaciones profesionales. Antes de aprender este lenguaje, se repasará la información aprendida el en curso anterior. Para poder entender bien el contenido de este curso, es necesario que el aprendiz tome el primer curso antes de entrar en este.

Average: 8 (1 vote)