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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

Education

Education in different countries

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11 videos (Total 81 min), 5 quizzes
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
2 hours to complete

Manners

Manners in life

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11 videos (Total 79 min), 4 quizzes
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
2 hours to complete

Personal Communication

Communication in life

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11 videos (Total 85 min), 5 quizzes
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
2 hours to complete

Purpose of Living

Purpose of life

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11 videos (Total 74 min), 5 quizzes
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

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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