E.g., 2016-10-22
E.g., 2016-10-22
E.g., 2016-10-22
Oct 24th 2016

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: 6.6 (9 votes)
Oct 24th 2016

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: 10 (1 vote)
Oct 24th 2016

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: 5 (2 votes)
Oct 19th 2016

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: 6.1 (21 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

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: 6.5 (8 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

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 (17 votes)
Oct 10th 2016

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)
Oct 10th 2016

You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field. Students will learn how to read carefully, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, engage with others' ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful prose.

Average: 3.3 (3 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

This course provides an introduction to the field of Natural Language Processing. It includes relevant background material in Linguistics, Mathematics, Probabilities, and Computer Science. Some of the topics covered in the class are Text Similarity, Part of Speech Tagging, Parsing, Semantics, Question Answering, Sentiment Analysis, and Text Summarization.

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Sep 26th 2016

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

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Learn how to use English for study at university or college and develop your writing skills, vocabulary and grammar. If you’re interested in studying at university or college in an English-speaking country, you’ll need to learn how to write using academic English. Academic writing can be very different from other types of English writing you may have done in the past. We have developed this course to help you learn the basics of academic writing and develop your English skills for study in the UK, US, Australia or other countries where English is used.

Average: 4.5 (20 votes)
Sep 12th 2016

Explore the culture, language and national identity of eight countries through their books, images, slogans and monuments. Are you interested in other countries? Do you want to study and understand other cultures? This free online course will take you on a journey through a number of periods from the medieval to the modern day, from Russia to Europe and all the way to Latin America.

Average: 9.7 (3 votes)
Aug 22nd 2016

Learn common Mandarin Chinese business phrases and understand Chinese culture so you can communicate professionally in the largest market in the world.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Aug 15th 2016

Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course. Are you planning to visit, or work or study in the Netherlands soon? This free online course is perfect if you have little or no prior knowledge of Dutch, but would like to master the fundamentals in order to survive life in the Low Countries.

Average: 8.3 (41 votes)
Aug 15th 2016

Improve your writing skills in this comprehensive introduction to English composition credit-eligible course.

Average: 3.4 (7 votes)
Jul 25th 2016

Learn key concepts and strategies in grammar and style to help enhance your writing and confidently respond to the demand of high levels of literacy in the 21st century.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

L’objectif de ce MOOC est de vous faire découvrir quelques éléments-clés de ce que nous savons aujourd’hui du langage humain - cette formidable faculté de communication et d’élaboration de la pensée dont nous sommes dotés.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Jun 6th 2016

This course focuses on the development and revision of evidence-based analytic and argumentative writing and the rhetorical analysis of nonfiction texts.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Self Paced

Take the first step towards learning Mandarin Chinese, the most commonly spoken language in the world. Introductory Mandarin is the first in a series of six courses designed to teach you how to speak Mandarin Chinese. This course will introduce you to the basic language you will need to eat, live, and get around in Mandarin speaking countries.

Average: 3.3 (11 votes)
Apr 18th 2016

An introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing. College Writing 2.3x is the third part of the academic writing course. In this part, you will focus on writing in different disciplines, specifically writing for science and engineering, writing in the humanities, and in the social sciences.

Average: 4 (3 votes)