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The Bilingual Brain (Coursera)

This course explores the brain bases of bilingualism by discussing literature relevant to differences in age of initial learning, proficiency, and control in the nonverbal, single language and dual-language literature. Participants will learn about the latest research related to how humans learn one or two languages and other cognitive [...]
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Introduction to Mathematical Thinking (Coursera)

Learn how to think the way mathematicians do - a powerful cognitive process developed over thousands of years. Mathematical thinking is not the same as doing mathematics – at least not as mathematics is typically presented in our school system. School math typically focuses on learning procedures to solve [...]
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Towards language universals through lexical semantics: introduction to lexical and semantic typology (Coursera)

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. By the end [...]
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Business English: Management and Leadership (Coursera)

Are you a business executive or a manager who uses English in your career? Then you know that good business communication in English requires focus, vocabulary, and specific linguistic structures. In this course, you will follow along a recently promoted manager as she builds and leads her team to [...]
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Business English: Finance and Economics (Coursera)

Do you work in finance or interact with finance professionals? Is it necessary to speak, write or understand English in your career? Follow the authentic characters in this course as they work through common business situations in finance and economics. Learn from your successes and failure, and think critically [...]
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Think Again I: How to Understand Arguments (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable you to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not. Next, you will learn how to break an argument into its essential parts, how to put them in order to [...]
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Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Introduction to Intercultural Studies: Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

May 24th 2021
Introduction to Intercultural Studies: Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Explore intercultural communication by understanding the relationship between language and cultural identity. Examine the relationship between language, nationality and cultural identity. On this course you will analyse why language is a social construction and examine how it relates to cultural [...]
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Learning from the Past: A Guide for the Curious Researcher (FutureLearn)

Learn how to understand the past to explain the present, and get to know the amazing sources and resources of the British Library. Discover sources that help you understand the past, and explain the present! The language of history determines how we view our world and understand urgent issues, [...]
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Academic Writing Made Easy (edX)

Struggling with writing an academic text? This MOOC will ease the pain – and make your writing shine. This MOOC takes you through the basics of academic writing step by step. From structuring and organising an academic text to avoiding common pitfalls that can negatively affect your credibility, this [...]
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