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English
Subtitles: English
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 1 of 4 in the
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Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

You Say, I Say

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 39 min)
7 videos
2. Text: Greeting in different cultures5m
3. Greeting8m
4. First Impression4m
5. Cultural Focus: Meeting Someone New5m
6. Office Hour12m
7. Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 1-35m
Test 1-43m
Test 1-53m
Test 1-63m
Test 1-85m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The People in Your Life

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 60 min)
9 videos
2. Text: My Mother is My Best Friend6m
3. Families, Friends and Idols12m
4. Describe People's Appearance and Personality11m
5. How to Communicate with Other People4m
6. Friend Relationships5m
7. Cultural Focus: Family and Friend Relationships5m
8. Office Hour11m
9. Summary1m
7 practice exercises
Test 2-35m
Test 2-45m
Test 2-54m
Test 2-65m
Test 2-73m
Test 2-85m
Test 2-103m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Eating in and Eating out

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 55 min)
8 videos
2.Text:Food in Different Cultures6m
3.Food in Different Cultures11m
4.Chinese Meals7m
5.Cultural Focus: Different Customs Related to Food in Different Countries3m
6.Eating out8m
7. Talk Show15m
8. Summary1m
6 practice exercises
Test 3-38m
Test 3-43m
Test 3-55m
Test 3-64m
Test 3-75m
Test 3-92m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Why Do You Want to Learn English

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 65 min)
8 videos
2. Text: Why do you learn English?10m
3. Reasons for learning English16m
4. How to learn English9m
5. Cultural Focus: the United Kingdom3m
6. British and American English8m
7. Office Hour12m
8. Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 4-38m
Test 4-46m
Test 4-54m
Test 4-75m
Test 4-95m

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About the Learn English Specialization

This specialization is intended for English as a Second Language Learners (elementary, intermediate, and advanced). No prior knowledge is required for these courses. Through 4 courses, Conversational English skills, Just Reading and Writing English 1, Just Reading and Writing English 2, and General Academic English, you will cover the following interesting topics in each course: 1.Meeting new people, the people in your life, eating in and eating out, the reason to learn English, good times and bad times, and hobbies in course 1 will prepare you to have a good knowledge of conversational English skills in your daily life to improve your ability to communicate better in English in a wide range of daily situations and become more fluent and confident in using the language. 2.Feelings, staying healthy, learning, university, cultural differences, and cities in course 2 will prepare you to have a good knowledge of primary English reading and writing skills. 3.Education, manners, personal communication, purpose of living, cultural studies, life science in course 3 will prepare you to have a good knowledge of intermediate English reading and writing skills. 4.Art, man and nature, social issues, engineering and technology, psychology, economics and management in course 4 will prepare you to have a good knowledge of general academic English learning skills for your academic career, covering all aspects of listening, speaking, reading and writing....
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