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Aug 14th 2017

In this course learners are introduced to second or foreign language theories and practices for teaching and assessing listening, speaking, and pronunciation. Learners will also be introduced to basic studies in second language acquisition and their pedagogical implications. Teachers will be invited to recognize the importance of grounding their own teaching philosophy through an examination of purpose, content, and technique.

Average: 6 (15 votes)
Aug 14th 2017

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: 4 (5 votes)
Aug 14th 2017

This is the first course of the English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization. The course is an introduction to what you need to know about academic discourse. You’ll gain important critical reading skills to help you develop as a self-critical scientific writer. You will learn practical tools and effective strategies for increasing your academic vocabulary and grammar so that you will write well-structured coherent academic texts.

Average: 5.4 (5 votes)

Aug 14th 2017

In this short course you will explore the possibility that children might acquire written language in a way that is similar to how they acquire spoken language—without instruction. You will encounter various aspects of behavioral science and technology that are relevant to this proposition.

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Prepare for the TOEFL® test and learn how to improve your score and English language skills from the experts who create the exam. This test preparation course, developed by the experts who create, administer and score the TOEFL® test, will help English language learners improve their skills.

Average: 5.8 (9 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

This course aims to prepare you for working in an cross-cultural Business setting. We'll learn about common cross-cultural theories and how they are relevant to everyday business practices in a globalised world. By combining all of your vocabulary, reading, speaking, and writing skills that you acquired in the previous three courses, you will learn how language plays an important role in cross-cultural communication.

Average: 2.8 (5 votes)

Aug 7th 2017

This course is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific discoveries.

Average: 7.3 (6 votes)
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Prepare for the IELTS Academic tests in this comprehensive, self-paced course covering listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Average: 5.3 (9 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

Get underneath the skin of a novel by understanding some of the main building blocks of modern fiction. What makes a great novel? How is a novel woven together? How can we best appreciate works of fiction? Answer these questions and more with this course from The University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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Jul 3rd 2017

Develop the academic language and study skills you need to learn in English at university. This online course will give you an introduction to the academic language and skills that you will need to study at a university where the teaching is done in English.

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Apr 3rd 2017

Este curso le brinda a sus participantes elementos conceptuales que ofrece la neuropsicología cognitiva e histórico-cultural para comprender tanto cómo se aprende a leer y escribir en español, así como los problemas más comunes en su adquisición.

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Mar 20th 2017

Learn how to read and write in English in the context of lectures and academic texts. Reading enriches our life and writing enables us to express our thoughts. Being skillful in reading and writing allows you to better acquire and communicate information.

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