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Intermediate Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified)

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified)

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Presentation Introductions

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 28 min), 6 readings, 9 quizzes
7 videos
Meet Your Teacher1m
Hooks Lecture6m
Module Introduction29s
Types of Presentations Lecture8m
Presentation Structure Lecture3m
Presentation Introductions Lecture6m
6 readings
Important Messages10m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Introductions Practice30m
5 practice exercises
Hooks Practice Quiz8m
Types of Presentations Practice Quiz8m
Presentation Structure Practice Activity6m
Presentation Introductions Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

What to Include in a Speech

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 30 min), 5 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Developing and Organizing Ideas Lecture8m
Presentation Details Lecture7m
Presentation Conclusions Lecture5m
Questions in a Presentation Lecture7m
5 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Presentation Details Practice30m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
6 practice exercises
Developing and Organizing Ideas Practice Quiz6m
Listening to Presentations Practice Quiz6m
Presentation Details Practice Quiz8m
Conclusions Practice Quiz6m
Handling Questions Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Preparing to Present

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 26 min), 6 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Rehearse Before You Present Lecture6m
Verbal Delivery Lecture6m
Non-Verbal Delivery Lecture7m
Stage Fright Lecture5m
6 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Non-Verbal Practice20m
Lecture Objectives5m
Stage Fright Review20m
5 practice exercises
Rehearsing Practice Quiz6m
Verbal Delivery Practice Quiz6m
Verbal and Non-Verbal Blunders Practice8m
Stage Fright Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz16m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Other Tips for Presenting

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 27 min), 7 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
PowerPoint Tips Lecture6m
Co-Presenting Lecture7m
Poster Tips Lecture6m
Handouts Lecture5m
7 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
PowerPoint Tips Practice40m
Co-Presenting Tips Lecture5m
Co-Presenting Practice20m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Learn More2m
6 practice exercises
PowerPoint Tips Practice Quiz6m
Co-Presenting Practice Quiz6m
Poster Tips Practice Quiz10m
Handouts Practice Quiz8m
Handouts Practice Activity8m
Graded Quiz20m

About the Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization

This specialization covers the listening and speaking skills that non-native English-speaking students need to be successful in English-speaking colleges and universities. Native English-speaking students who would like to increase their chances of success in university courses will also benefit as well anyone interested in improving their listening comprehension skills. You will learn how to listen to class lectures and take notes more effectively. You will also improve your speaking skills for common tasks such as class discussions and presentations. In the capstone, you will create a video presentation on an academic topic....
Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening

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