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Approx. 32 hours to complete
English

Skills you will gain

English LanguageLectureNote TakingSpeech

Learner Career Outcomes

43%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

23%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 32 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 2 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Meet the Teachers1m
1 reading
Being Respectful5m
8 hours to complete

What is Academic Listening and Why is It Important?

8 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 11 readings, 6 quizzes
4 videos
Listening Introduction3m
Cornell Note-Taking Lecture5m
Note Taking Demonstration1m
11 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
Note Taking Lesson1h
Lecture Objectives5m
Resources on Note Taking10m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lesson Objectives5m
Symbols and Abbreviations Lecture15m
Note Taking Symbols30m
Lecture and Note-Taking Practice 11h
Check Your Answers30m
Note-Taking Assignment 1 Instructions30m
4 practice exercises
Note-Taking Practice Quiz30m
Cornell Note-Taking Practice Quiz30m
Listening and Note-Taking Practice Quiz30m
Note-Taking 1 Graded Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

9 hours to complete

Identifying Topic and Purpose

9 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 7 readings, 9 quizzes
2 videos
Listening to Introductions Lecture5m
7 readings
Listening Strategies Lecture and Practice20m
Lecture and Note-Taking Practice 21h
Check Your Answers20m
Language Cues Lecture30m
Common Language Cues in Lectures Handout10m
Lecture Objectives5m
Note-Taking Assignment 2 Instructions30m
7 practice exercises
Listening Strategies Practice Quiz30m
Language Cues Practice Quiz30m
Listening and Note-Taking Practice Quiz30m
Check Your Understanding Practice Quiz30m
Listening to Introductions Practice Quiz30m
Note-Taking 2 Graded Quiz30m
Language Cues Graded Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

8 hours to complete

Identifying Main Ideas and Details

8 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 19 min), 5 readings, 9 quizzes
4 videos
Main Idea Lecture3m
Identifying Important Points Lecture5m
Analyzing Charts and Graphs Lecture9m
5 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture and Note-Taking Practice 31h
Check Your Answers20m
Note-Taking Assignment 3 Instructions30m
7 practice exercises
Main Idea and Details Listening Practice Quiz30m
Listening to Important Points Practice30m
Listening to Important Points Practice Quiz30m
Analyzing Charts and Graphs Practice Listening 130m
Analyzing Charts and Graphs Practice Listening 230m
Analyzing Charts and Graphs Practice Quiz30m
Note Taking 3 Graded Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Identifying Stance and Speaker Attitude

7 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 22 min), 8 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Speaker's Stance Lecture5m
Handling Unfamiliar Information Lecture3m
Types of Arguments Part 1 Lecture7m
Types of Arguments Part 2 Lecture5m
8 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
Speaker's Stance Practice20m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture and Note-Taking Practice 430m
Check Your Answers20m
Lecture Objectives10m
Note-Taking Assignment 4 Instructions30m
Learn More5m
5 practice exercises
Speaker's Stance Practice Quiz30m
Listening for Speaker's Stance Practice Quiz30m
Arguments Practice Quiz 130m
Arguments Practice Quiz 230m
Note Taking 4 Graded Quiz30m

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