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Approx. 11 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English
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Course 2 of 4 in the
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Feelings

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 66 min)
9 videos
2. Text: Sharing Your Feelings6m
3. Explore and Discuss Feelings and Emotions9m
4. Letting off Steam7m
5. Emotion Management10m
6. Cultural Focus: Students' Stress3m
7. Office Hour11m
8. Talk Show (Glenn and Conor)14m
9. Summary1m
6 practice exercises
Test 1-33m
Test 1-45m
Test 1-58m
Test 1-64m
Test 1-73m
Test 1-105m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Staying Healthy

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 52 min)
8 videos
2. Text: Keep Healthy8m
3. Talking about One's Health5m
4. A Healthy Lifestyle8m
5. How to Stay Healthy11m
6. Cultural Focus: Ways of Keeping Healthy5m
7. Office Hour10m
8. Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 2-35m
Test 2-45m
Test 2-57m
Test 2-63m
Test 2-95m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Learning

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 84 min)
11 videos
2.Text A:Successful English Learner5m
3.Key Words12m
4.Sentences6m
5.Text B:Our Crazy Language12m
6.Reading Skills6m
7.Cultural Focus9m
8.Writing Doctor14m
9.Study Guide6m
10.Literature Tutor6m
11.Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 3-23m
Test 3-55m
Test 3-72m
Test 3-93m
Test 3-103m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

University

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 95 min)
12 videos
2.Text A:Cambridge– the University Town6m
3.Key Words12m
4.Sentences4m
5.Text B:Oxford9m
6.Reading Skills5m
7.Cultural Focus 113m
7.Cultural Focus 212m
8.Writing Doctor10m
9.Study Guide9m
10.Literature Tutor5m
11.Summary1m
6 practice exercises
Test 4-23m
Test 4-54m
Test 4-7-13m
Test 4-7-23m
Test 4-93m
Test 4-103m

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....
Learn English

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