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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 Hubert H

Nov 1, 2017

It's really helpful to me.

By Aruzhan A

Feb 25, 2023

Thank you for this Course


Nov 29, 2022

Learned a lot. Thank you!

By Carolina C

Apr 3, 2020

Great course! I loved it!

By Jachelle J P

Feb 5, 2019

Amazing! I learned a lot.

By Nathalie G B M

Feb 2, 2019

Thank you for this course

By Anastasia K

Jul 7, 2018

That is very interesting!

By Julia

Apr 16, 2018

Интересно и познавательно

By R L D

Dec 10, 2017

Challenging but enjoyable


May 3, 2022

Amazing and enlightening


Apr 18, 2022

Important Course to take

By ghizlane a s h

May 17, 2021

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May 14, 2020

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By ahmed h

Jul 9, 2019

it is a fantastic course

By John G M P

Feb 1, 2019

Thankyou for this course

By Jerome M d C

Jan 4, 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 Nguyễn B T

May 14, 2017

This is a useful course.

By Marina G

May 8, 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 Gulzhahan O

May 16, 2022

Really helpful course.

By naka

Jun 10, 2020

really helpful!thanks!