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Intermediate Level
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 8 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 video
1 reading
How This Course is Graded10m
1 practice exercise
Online Learning Self-Assessment10m
Week
2

Week 2

8 hours to complete

Researching Yourself

8 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 58 min), 3 readings, 6 quizzes
7 videos
Using an Interest Profiler12m
Using Neuroscience8m
Interpersonal Style Inventory6m
Identifying Your Dependable Strengths5m
Personal Characteristics10m
Using Your Research6m
3 readings
Link to Interest Profiler10m
Read Me - An Important Note about the Peer Review10m
Article from New Atlantic10m
3 practice exercises
Concept Review8m
Phrases for Demonstrating Skills10m
Self-Reflection10m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Discovering Your Transferable Skills

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 59 min)
7 videos
Skills to Competencies7m
Identifying Your Opportunities7m
Using Stories7m
Building Your Story File7m
Interview - Part 110m
Interview - Part 213m
1 practice exercise
Concept Review4m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Improving Your English Pronunciation

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 60 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Jump-Up and Step-Down12m
Using Phrasing11m
Knowing Where to Make Pitch Jumps11m
Word Rhythm11m
3 readings
Reading Sample - Do This Before the Peer Review10m
Good Sites for Mirroring Practice10m
Accentuate the Beat10m
6 practice exercises
Self-Reflection14m
Concept Review24m
Concept Review10m
Concept Review10m
Concept Review16m
Concept Review20m

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About the Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization

This specialization will help you develop the English language strategies and communication skills you need to advance in your professional career. Whether you already have a successful career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – if you believe in working for more than a paycheck, then this specialization will help you. The core courses cover preparing for a successful job search, including self research and research of the job market and industries of interest; strengthening your interview skills by recognizing what hiring managers are looking for and taking steps to prepare for the types of tough questions today's premier companies use; and preparing a resume, cover letter and supporting business documents. The capstone will allow you to apply the skills you learn in this specialization to your own job search. A key benefit of this specialization is the opportunities you'll have to practice your interviewing skills with other job-seekers from around the world. You’ll give them feedback and they’ll give you feedback. In this process, you’ll gain new insight into what makes a speaker successful and you’ll gain confidence in your English interviewing skills....
Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

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