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Intermediate Level
Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

Skills you will gain

Academic Writinglisteningacademic readingoral presentationsnote-taking
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

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Rice University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Listening, Speaking and Critical Thinking

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 21 min), 6 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Note-Taking Tutorial4m
Listening Practice #1: Listen and Take Notes6m
Synthesize Information from Two Lectures3m
Listening Practice #2: Listen, Take Notes & Synthesize5m
6 readings
Prepare for Predicting and Review the Lesson30m
Extend Your Knowledge and Review the Lesson10m
Review the Lesson 10m
Prepare for Listening Practice #220m
Glossary10m
Suggested Listening Practice30m
5 practice exercises
Making Predictions 30m
Use Your Notes to Answer These Questions30m
Use Your T-Chart to Answer These Questions30m
Practice the Vocabulary30m
Show Your Understanding 30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Writer's Workshop

6 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 6 readings, 7 quizzes
4 videos
Paragraph Structure5m
Plagiarism8m
Using Citations6m
6 readings
Extend Your Knowledge and Review the Lesson10m
Review the Lesson10m
Review the Lesson10m
Extend Your Knowledge and Review the Lesson10m
Reading Resources10m
Glossary10m
6 practice exercises
Thesis Statements Quiz30m
Paragraph Structure Quiz30m
Identifying and Preventing Plagiarism Quiz30m
Using Citations Quiz30m
Practice the Vocabulary30m
Show Your Understanding30m
Week
3

Week 3

8 hours to complete

Reading and Note Taking

8 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 14 min), 7 readings, 8 quizzes
4 videos
Using the SQ4R Method to Preview or Review a Text2m
The Cornell Method3m
Becoming a Faster and More Fluent Reader3m
7 readings
Review the Lesson and Extend Your Knowledge10m
Review the Lesson10m
Review the Lesson and Extend Your Knowledge10m
Review the Lesson10m
Suggested Speed Reading Practice1h
Glossary10m
Suggested Academic Reading Practice1h 10m
7 practice exercises
Purpose and Organization30m
Applying the SQ4R Method30m
Practice Note-Taking 30m
Speed Reading Practice #130m
Speed Reading Practice #230m
Practice the Vocabulary 30m
Show Your Understanding 30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Capstone

4 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
What's Next?10m

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