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Intermediate Level
Approx. 31 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Week 1: Introduction to Capstone Project

2 hours to complete
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

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Week 2: Describing Company and Product or Service

5 hours to complete
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 Examples30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week 3: Business Plans

4 hours to complete
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

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Week 4: Marketing Ideas

4 hours to complete
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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