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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....

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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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Jun 3, 2021

I benefited a lot from this program media literacy

By Ali A i

Mar 14, 2018

very informative and useful for english learners

By Дана А Д

Nov 22, 2022

Thank you this session. I got useful information

By Weerapong J

Oct 7, 2019

good way to understand media literacy in this day

By Anna K

Feb 24, 2020

Pretty useful and well-organized course! Thanks!

By Babici I A

May 17, 2017


Thank you for a very interesting course!

By Đức T N

May 11, 2017

a great course for who want to investigate media

By Gustavo A T M

Apr 12, 2021

Thank you for the oportunity. Excelent course.

By Hyangmi C

Nov 1, 2020

thank you for lesson. its very helpful to me.

By D A

Feb 26, 2020

Attractive and informative! Worth to explored

By Joan G S

Feb 5, 2019

I have learned a lot from this online course!

By Issa d L

Jun 2, 2019

thanks for this opportunity, i learn so much

By Johnpiolo V T

Jan 31, 2019

hi i am lethal zedster the master of shadows

By vin j a

Nov 17, 2017

Most helpful and useful course i ever get 😍

By Ninjin B

Mar 20, 2020

I learned a lot from this course. Thank you

By Jamie H

Nov 16, 2017

A great course. I enjoyed learning online.

By Sơn N

May 22, 2017

Thank you very much for this great program.

By suci w

Dec 19, 2022

this course give me a lot of new knowledge

By Шарипова М Ж

Jun 2, 2022

It was very useful and informative for us

By Ismail M

Apr 9, 2019

Thank you coursera for this amazing course

By Nhiên T

Feb 18, 2018

The course is designed very easy to learn.

By Жулдыз К

May 18, 2022

Thank you very much for this opportunity!


Apr 27, 2020

Thank you so much..i.gained a lot.. kudos

By Pochapska O

Jul 12, 2018

Дуже корисний і добре структурований курс

By Rovie P M

Oct 3, 2017

I hope I can comply and pass this course.