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Learner Career Outcomes

40%

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Giving Effective Presentations

6 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 61 min), 5 readings, 6 quizzes
12 videos
Video 2: Course Overview1m
Video 3: Scenario Effective Presentation (A & B)1m
Video 4: Presentation Guidelines Part 17m
Video 4: Presentation Guidelines Part 28m
Video 5: Effective Introductions9m
Video 1: Transitions and Conclusions6m
Video 2: Scenario Difficult Audience (A)1m
Video 3: Answering Questions4m
Video 4: Scenario Difficult Audience (B)1m
Video 1: Slides10m
Video: Effective Presentations Advice7m
5 readings
Read Me First10m
Useful Language and Guidelines: Presentations10m
Useful Language: Signposts10m
Resources: Citations & Guidelines10m
Week 1 Summary10m
5 practice exercises
Guidelines on Giving a Presentation30m
Effective Introductions30m
Transitions Expressions30m
Introduction, Transitions, and Conclusions30m
What’s the Mistake with these Slides?30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Referring to Data and Describing Visuals

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 40 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
8 videos
Video 2: Explaining Graphs5m
Video 3: Challenges in Describing Visuals4m
Video 1: Using Large Numbers3m
Video 2: Describing Data9m
Video 3: Expedia Interview3m
Video 1: Introduction to Trends8m
Video: Slides and Visuals Advice1m
4 readings
Useful Language: Graphs and Charts10m
Expedia10m
Useful Expressions and Resource: Numbers10m
Week 2 Summary10m
5 practice exercises
Describing Charts and Graphs30m
Describing a Graph30m
Giving Details about Data30m
Expedia30m
Trends Vocabulary30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Persuasive Language in Marketing

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Video 1: Introduction to Promoting a Place10m
Video: Persuasive Language Advice3m
2 readings
Useful Expressions: Persuasive Language10m
Week 3 Summary10m
2 practice exercises
Making Sentences More Compelling30m
Marketing Expressions30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Putting it all Together

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Video 2: Model Presentation4m
2 readings
Resource: Creating Graphics and Audio for PowerPoint10m
Resource: Creating Graphics and Audio for Google Slides10m

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