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About the Course

Welcome to English for Media Literacy, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about U.S. media literacy. In this course, you will explore different types of mass media, such as newspapers, magazines, television, and social media. This course will also give you the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of the role media plays in our lives, while building your vocabulary and giving you the language skills needed to analyze what you read and watch. The first unit in this course will provide an introduction to media literacy and give you an opportunity to evaluate your own media literacy level. In unit 2, you will learn how to identify facts versus opinions in the media. The next unit in the course will focus on the differences between social media and traditional media, while unit 4 will look at how gender and identity are covered in the media. In the final unit of the course, you will demonstrate your increased media literacy by through a culminating final project on social media. Development of this course was funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of English Language Programs. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license....

Top reviews


Jan 27, 2019

I learned a lot from this online course especially the skills in media literacy. Thank you very much University of Pennsylvania. God bless to all staff and the people behind this program. More power!


Feb 09, 2019

This course helps people to b knowledgeable in a very accessible way. Through Coursra you can study even in different places. Also you will get a Certificate that will be valubale to every learner.

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By Harris Y L

Jan 28, 2019

The course was really nice!

By Sarthak K

May 25, 2019

Amzing course, I loved it.

By Ivy M C

Feb 09, 2019


By Sania N A

Apr 30, 2018

This course is really good

By Deleted A

Nov 22, 2017

It's just great. Thank you

By Hubert H

Nov 01, 2017

It's really helpful to me.

By Carolina M C

Apr 03, 2020

Great course! I loved it!

By Jachelle J P

Feb 06, 2019

Amazing! I learned a lot.

By Nathalie G B M

Feb 02, 2019

Thank you for this course

By Anastasia K

Jul 07, 2018

That is very interesting!

By Julia

Apr 16, 2018

Интересно и познавательно

By R L D

Dec 10, 2017

Challenging but enjoyable

By Сериков Т Г

May 14, 2020

I love you Coursera 😘😘

By John G M P

Feb 01, 2019

Thankyou for this course

By Jerome M d C

Jan 04, 2019

TY for this great offer!

By Viktoriia D

May 14, 2018

Very interesting course!

By Afaf m

Nov 22, 2017

I enjoyed this course :)

By Nguyen B T

May 14, 2017

This is a useful course.

By Marina G

May 09, 2017

very interesting course!

By Zackary B C L

Jan 30, 2019

great educational tool!

By Vasyl P

Apr 28, 2018

Interesting and useful!

By Vasyl S

Apr 22, 2018

very interesting course

By naka

Jun 11, 2020

really helpful!thanks!

By Sherian C

Apr 19, 2020

Full of good resources