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Intermediate Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

MODULE I: THE READING–RESEARCH–WRITING CONTINUUM

7 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 75 min), 7 readings, 8 quizzes
11 videos
Introductory video2m
Being Critical6m
Scientific Evidence7m
Critical Argument7m
Starting Point8m
Research Questions7m
Formulating a Hypothesis8m
Reading Literature9m
Interacting with Texts6m
Annotated Bibliography7m
7 readings
Elena Bazanova10m
MIPT10m
LTTC10m
Grading Policy10m
Recommended readings and resources10m
Takeaways10m
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10m
7 practice exercises
Preview Test30m
Graded Quiz30m
Preview Test30m
Preview test30m
Practice 130m
Graded quiz30m
End-of-Module Test30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

MODULE II : DEVELOPING ACADEMIC VOCABULARY

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 91 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
10 videos
Building Blocks10m
Forming New Words12m
Nominalisations10m
Noun Phrases16m
Strategic Language Re-Use7m
Dealing With New Words7m
Treasure Store8m
Concordancing7m
Concept Mapping6m
3 readings
Recommended readings and resources10m
Takeaways10m
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10m
6 practice exercises
Preview test30m
Graded quiz30m
Preview test30m
Graded quiz30m
Preview test30m
End-of-Module Test30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

MODULE III : FUNDAMENTALS OF ACADEMIC GRAMMAR

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 2 readings, 8 quizzes
10 videos
Types of Verbs7m
Clauses7m
Verb Complements5m
Verb Forms7m
Modality6m
Register7m
Using Parallel Structure8m
Revising Sentences6m
Sentence Combining and Punctuation5m
2 readings
Recommended readings and resources10m
Takeaways10m
8 practice exercises
Preview test30m
Graded quiz30m
Preview test30m
Practice30m
Graded quiz30m
Preview test30m
Graded quiz30m
End-of-Module Test30m
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

MODULE IV : ACADEMIC DISCOURSE

7 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 66 min), 3 readings, 9 quizzes
10 videos
Cohesion and Coherence6m
Types of Cohesion6m
Grammatical Cohesion8m
Basic Guideline5m
Topic Sentence8m
Paragraph Structure7m
Crafting the Purpose Statement7m
Developing the Rationale6m
Commandments of Research Writing8m
3 readings
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10m
Recommended readings and resources10m
Takeaways10m
8 practice exercises
Preview test30m
Graded quiz30m
Preview test30m
Graded quiz30m
Practice30m
Preview test30m
Graded quiz30m
End-of-Module Test30m

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