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    Intermediate Level

    Approx. 17 hours to complete

    Suggested: 7 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

    English

    Subtitles: English

    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    2 hours to complete

    Week 1: Introduction to Capstone Project

    2 videos (Total 11 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
    2 videos
    Video: Choosing a Product or Service7m
    4 readings
    Read Me: Capstone Expectations15m
    Read Me: Grading15m
    Three Seattle Startups10m
    Websites: Choosing a Product or Service20m
    1 practice exercise
    Three Seattle Startups20m
    Week
    2
    4 hours to complete

    Week 2: Describing Company and Product or Service

    10 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
    10 videos
    Video: Example of Networking Introductions1m
    Video: Describing Your Job, Part 12m
    Video: Describing Your Job, Part 24m
    Video: Describing Services, Part 13m
    Video: Edgewater Hotel Interview6m
    Video: Describing Services, Part 27m
    Video: Comparing Services, Part 16m
    Video: Comparing a Service Scenario2m
    Video: Comparing Services, Part 26m
    1 reading
    Useful Language10m
    1 practice exercise
    Networking Examples20m
    Week
    3
    4 hours to complete

    Week 3: Business Plans

    4 videos (Total 29 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
    4 videos
    Video: Creating a Set of Presentation Slides for Capstone4m
    Video: Slides10m
    Video: Giving Effective Presentations7m
    3 readings
    Resource: Examples of Mini-Business Plans I10m
    Resource: Outline of a Mini-Business Plan10m
    Resource: Other Information about Business Plans10m
    Week
    4
    4 hours to complete

    Week 4: Marketing Ideas

    10 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings
    10 videos
    Video: Financial Information3m
    Video: Reporting Information3m
    Video: Expressing Dollars and Cents3m
    Describing Data9m
    Video: Referring to Data and Visuals3m
    Video: Introduce and Explain Relevance of Visuals5m
    Challenges in Visual Descriptions4m
    Using Large Numbers3m
    Introduction to Trends8m
    2 readings
    Resource: Basic Marketing and Financial Vocabulary10m
    Resource: Outline of a Mini-Business Plan II10m
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    By MDMar 5th 2017

    One of the greatest specializations on this platform, 5 stars :)

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    Richard Moore

    Extension Lecturer, International & English Language Programs
    UW Educational Outreach

    About University of Washington

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    About the Business English Communication Skills Specialization

    This Specialization is designed to teach you to communicate effectively in English in professional contexts. You will expand your English vocabulary, improve your ability to write and speak in English in both social and professional interactions, and learn terminology and skills that you can apply to business negotiations, telephone conversations, written reports and emails, and professional presentations....
    Business English Communication Skills

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