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Intermediate Level

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 weeks, 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Course 1 of 1 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 weeks, 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Feelings

How do you feel today?

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9 videos (Total 66 min), 6 quizzes
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
1 hour to complete

Staying Healthy

How to keep healthy?

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8 videos (Total 52 min), 5 quizzes
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
2 hours to complete

Learning

How to be a learning master?

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11 videos (Total 84 min), 5 quizzes
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
2 hours to complete

University

How to describe university life?

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12 videos (Total 95 min), 6 quizzes
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

Instructors

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Fang Yang

Associate Professor
Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
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Wenxia Zhang

Professor
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Tsinghua University

About Tsinghua University

Free online courses from Tsinghua University Tsinghua University, founded in 1911, is one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. Tsinghua University consists of 19 schools and 55 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, social sciences, architecture, management, law, medicine, arts and design. As China’s leading institution of advanced learning, Tsinghua is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and social services. Tsinghua has approximately 3,200 faculty members and over 35,000 students, including 3,500 international students from 108 countries. Among its 170,000 alumni are many outstanding scholars, successful entrepreneurs, and distinguished statesmen who have been playing important roles in the development of China....

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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