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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 Cres C

Sep 14, 2018

I have learned new things from this course and this is the best!

By Rizza M A V

Sep 7, 2018

thank you for this opportunity I learned many things about media

By Daniil V

Jun 27, 2017

Cool and very usefull course. Easy and clear very awesome:D:D:D

By Derek D V

Mar 19, 2017

I'm so proud to finish the course and improve my English skills!

By Said j K

May 7, 2019

English for Media literacy is excellent and deserves five star

By amine e

May 2, 2019

This course will help you look at media with a whole new look.

By Барановская И М

Apr 28, 2018

very interesting and cognitive course for all layers of people

By sucitu v

May 20, 2017

English for Media Literacy is very good courses for each men.

By Gorokhivskyi S

Apr 2, 2018

I liked this course. It was pleasure to learn from you guys.

By Aya M

Jun 29, 2019

i liked the way of explaining it is really easy and useful

By Joseph K N A

Feb 1, 2019

thank you for giving me an opportunity to take this course

By Nanette D L

Jan 31, 2019


By Жуева Н Г

May 24, 2017

I love the course!!! It's wonderful and super interesting!

By Theodora L

Nov 26, 2020

more than precise, fair and adequate, as it seems so far.


Nov 20, 2017

Avery useful and fun to learn course.thanks to coursera..

By Kseniia S

Aug 1, 2017

Great course for English learners with intermidiate level

By Melia T

Feb 24, 2020

This is a really good course! I benefited a lot from it!

By Alvilyn B T B

Feb 14, 2019

My experience in coursera is useful for my future field.

By Ngoan T

Jun 14, 2017

It is really interesting! Thank for your helpful course.

By Raymond E

Nov 7, 2017

Great course! Surely learned heaps from it. Keep it up!

By Alexandru C

Apr 27, 2017

Awesome course! Keep going 'coz ya are doing great job!

By Trang D

Jun 24, 2017

I love this course so much!! definitely worth trying!!

By Cheng-Hsin W

Nov 19, 2017

Useful skills for me to discriminate the biased news!

By Денисевич М

Nov 5, 2019

It was my first Coursera course I liked everything..

By Ivanov Y

Sep 2, 2019

I recommend this course after English for Journalism