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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 26, 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 8, 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 Валентин А

Jul 20, 2021

Very interesting, available. Thank you!

By Ralko T

Jul 16, 2020

This course was very useful for my job.

By Aastha S

Jun 20, 2022

It was a pleasant learning experience.

By Andrei S

Feb 17, 2021

Easy to follow and well structured! :)

By Forteza G C

Sep 5, 2020

Thank you for the knowledge, Coursera!

By Emmanuel A G

Sep 12, 2019

It is very fun and educational. Indeed

By Vy H N

Jul 23, 2019

so useful for analying media products.

By Pete L

Dec 29, 2017

Thanks for the course and the teachers

By Suellen B

Jun 1, 2021

This a great course, i learn so much.

By Moldakhmetova Z

Apr 6, 2022

I am so happy that I got this course

By Inkar A

Jun 6, 2022

great course! Thank you very much!

By Leonardo A H T

Jun 10, 2020

The Beess Kness in English studies.

By Jinggoy S M

Nov 14, 2017

Very helpful and interesting course

By Blnd m a

Nov 7, 2017

amazing course i defiantly like it

By Катя В

Apr 11, 2017

Very interesting and useful course

By Kairdynova K E

Nov 3, 2022

Thank a lot for this apportunity!

By Abdigaliyeva Z

Jun 13, 2022

очень полезный и интересный курс

By Shashank R

May 25, 2020

Very easy and informative course

By khadija b

May 7, 2019

i love it , it was very helpfull

By Jocelyn T G

Feb 9, 2019

Very useful! Thank you coursera.

By Ammar A h

Nov 22, 2017

It was a great experience to me.

By Tram L

Nov 30, 2022

Helpful lessons, great teachers


Oct 2, 2022

very useful and fruitful course


Aug 24, 2022

Thanks for this amazing course.

By Reyhan S

May 3, 2021

It was really a good experience