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English
Subtitles: English
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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

Education

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 81 min)
11 videos
2.Text A:You’re in. Now pay up7m
3.Key Words11m
4.Sentences5m
5.Text B:Companionship of Books16m
6.Reading Skills6m
7.Cultural Focus12m
8.Writing Doctor7m
9.Study Guide7m
10.Literature Tutor5m
11.Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 1-23m
Test 1-54m
Test 1-73m
Test 1-93m
Test 1-103m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Manners

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 79 min)
11 videos
2.Text A:How to Raise Polite Kids in a Rude World7m
3.Key Words6m
4.Sentences5m
5.Text B:American Table Manners14m
6.Reading Skills6m
7.Cultural Focus10m
8.Writing Doctor10m
9.Study Guide8m
10.Literature Tutor5m
11.Summary1m
4 practice exercises
Test 2-23m
Test 2-72m
Test 2-93m
Test 2-103m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Personal Communication

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 85 min)
11 videos
2.Text A: Thanksgiving7m
3.Key Words10m
4.Sentences4m
5.Text B: Why I Want a Wife16m
6.Reading Skills5m
7.Cultural Focus13m
8.Writing Doctor9m
9.Study Guide7m
10.Literature Tutor5m
11.Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 3-23m
Test 3-54m
Test 3-72m
Test 3-94m
Test 3-104m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Purpose of Living

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 74 min)
11 videos
2.Text A:Dreams6m
3.Key Words8m
4.Sentences4m
5.Text B:How to live beautifully?9m
6.Reading Skills6m
7.Cultural Focus13m
8.Writing Doctor8m
9.Study Guide7m
10.Literature Tutor5m
11.Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 4-21m
Test 4-53m
Test 4-73m
Test 4-93m
Test 4-104m

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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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