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Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

Skills you will gain

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Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Communicate Across Cultures

Study and compare cultural influences more thoroughly by doing a self study and becoming more culturally aware of your communication....
Reading
3 videos (Total 20 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Understanding Cultural Style Differences10m
Improving Your Communication Style8m
Reading7 readings
Before You Begin the Capstone10m
Consent Form10m
Lesson Guide for the "Writing Professional Emails in English" Course10m
Cultural Self Study Chart: For Yourself10m
Culture Study Chart: For Another Culture10m
Additional Resources10m
Get More from the Georgia Tech Language Institute10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge10m
Check Your Knowledge4m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Email Excellence

Make your emails more engaging by developing your writing style. Engage in email correspondence to set up interviews and/or meetings as well as establish meaningful connections. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Introduce Yourself & Request a Meeting by Email7m
Reading1 reading
Additional Resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Check Your Knowledge4m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Presentation - Time to Shine

Evaluate your English pronunciation, and then complete and deliver an in person presentation using successful speaking strategies and persuasion skills....
Reading
2 videos (Total 17 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
Make Your Presentations More Persuasive & Powerful7m
Reading3 readings
Lesson Guide for "Speaking Professional English" Course10m
Pronunciation Self Evaluation Chart20m
Additional Resources10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge10m
Check Your Knowledge2m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Maximize Your English Communication Skills

Work on maximizing your English communication skills for now and for the future by learning more advanced ways to edit your writing and polish your pronunciation....
Reading
2 videos (Total 17 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
Advanced Pronunciation Improvement Techniques9m
Reading4 readings
Write a Script for Your Video10m
Contractions with "am/is/are" & "have/has"10m
Additional Pronunciation Practice10m
Where to go from here?10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Check Your Knowledge2m
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Top Reviews

By IVOct 11th 2018

Excellent course that has helped me to gain my confident back in relation to public speaking, writing efficient e-mails and prepare presentations.

By FFMar 7th 2017

Those courses are very well prepared. The instructor are clear and concise. The practice is super good for self-evaluation prospective.

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Amalia B. Stephens

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Georgia Tech Language Institute

About Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech's campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education....

About the Improve Your English Communication Skills Specialization

This Specialization helps you improve your professional communication in English for successful business interactions. Each course focuses on a particular area of communication in English: writing emails, speaking at meetings and interviews, giving presentations, and networking online. Whether you want to communicate to potential employers, employees, partners or clients, better English communication can help you achieve your language and professional goals. The Capstone course will focus especially on making those important connections to take your career or business to the next level. Make yourself more competitive by improving your English through this Specialization: Improve Your English Communication Skills....
Improve Your English Communication Skills

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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