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Speaking to Inspire: Ceremonial and Motivational Speeches (Coursera)

The most memorable speeches inspire, entertain, and praise. By blending stories and eloquence, great speeches highlight the core values motivating an audience. You might need to do this in a keynote address, a eulogy, or simply a business meeting. Inspiring audiences is a common, but difficult writing challenge. You [...]

The Music of American English Pronunciation (Coursera)

In this third course of The Pronunciation of American English specialization, you will learn and practice the "music" of American English, the features of pronunciation such as stress, rhythm, and intonation that will help improve your listening comprehension as well as your ability to communicate more clearly. Each week [...]

More Chinese for Beginners (Coursera)

This is an advanced course for Chinese for beginners. Learners will expand vocabularies about personal information, daily life, food and drink, healthy, and expressions about greeting, suggestion, agreement, comparison, complaint, prohibition, experience, plan, recommendation, etc. Learners can improve their listening and speaking and know much more about Chinese [...]

Teach English Now! Second Language Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation (Coursera)

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 [...]

Introduction to Public Speaking (Coursera)

This course gives you a reliable model for preparing and delivering effective presentations. In business, in school, and in public life, we are often called upon to “make a few comments.” Often, people tasked with such speeches become flummoxed. They might not know what to talk about, or ramble [...]

Teach English Now! Second Language Reading, Writing, and Grammar (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn ideas for teaching reading and writing courses, and how to include grammar instruction within them. Learn how to help students with differing types of reading problems and how to implement both intensive and extensive reading strategies. Learn strategies to engage students [...]

Public Speaking (edX)

Build confidence as a speaker by learning how to use simple tools and skills to prepare and deliver memorable presentations. When asked, many people cite public speaking as one of their biggest fears. In fact, many renowned public speakers admit that they were once extremely anxious about speaking in [...]

Comunicación y Pronunciación en Inglés (edX)

Mejora tu pronunciación de inglés por medio de una introducción práctica a la fonología básica del idioma, para aumentar tu confianza y habilidades comunicativas a la hora de hablar inglés. En tu vida diaria y laboral, tal vez te has enfrentado a situaciones en donde tu acento al hablar [...]

Penser critique (edX)

Sommes-nous manipulés ? Comment repérer les informations fiables ? Qu'est-ce qui fait qu'une démarche est scientifique ou non ? Des questions essentielles pour assurer la survie de nos démocraties. Pensez critique, forgez votre propre opinion.

Stylistics: Using Linguistics to Explore Texts and Meaning (FutureLearn)

Sep 27th 2021
Stylistics: Using Linguistics to Explore Texts and Meaning (FutureLearn)
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Gain insights into political speeches, beautiful poetry, and everything in between as you take a deep dive into stylistics. Uncover the real meaning behind the words you read and hear with stylistics Stylistics is the study of linguistic style in texts. It helps to explain how politicians mislead; how novelists [...]