About this Course

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English

Subtitles: Arabic, French, Vietnamese, English, Spanish, Japanese, Persian...

Skills you will gain

StressCommunicationPresentationPublic Speaking

Learner Career Outcomes

45%

started a new career after completing these courses

54%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

37%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, French, Vietnamese, English, Spanish, Japanese, Persian...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Communicate in Person: The Power of Face to Face Connections

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 18 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Small Talk & Conversational Vocabulary4m
Key Pronunciation: Stress & Intonation6m
The Elevator Speech5m
8 readings
Consent Form10m
Review and Practice Small Talk10m
Practice Word Stress10m
Practice Sentence Stress10m
Practice Intonation10m
Additional Resources10m
Get More from the Georgia Tech Language Institute10m
Get More from The Georgia Tech Language Institute10m
3 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge30m
Check Your Knowledge30m
Check Your Knowledge30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Meet and Talk Online

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 18 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Group Discussion Language5m
Video Conference Role Play7m
2 readings
Additional Resources10m
Practice with Dialogues10m
2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge30m
Check Your Knowledge30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Powerful Phone Talk

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 19 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Key Pronunciation - Can/Can't & Numbers6m
Phone Role Play5m
3 readings
Practice with Dialogues10m
Practice Stress10m
Additional Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge30m
Check Your Knowledge30m
Check Your Knowledge30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Keys to a Strong Interview

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 18 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Key Pronunciation: -ed & -s Endings6m
Interview Role Play6m
4 readings
Practice Body Language10m
Practice -ed Endings10m
Practice -s Endings10m
Additional Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge30m
Check Your Knowledge30m

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About the Improve Your English Communication Skills Specialization

This Specialization helps you improve your professional communication in English for successful business interactions. Each course focuses on a particular area of communication in English: writing emails, speaking at meetings and interviews, giving presentations, and networking online. Whether you want to communicate to potential employers, employees, partners or clients, better English communication can help you achieve your language and professional goals. The Capstone course will focus especially on making those important connections to take your career or business to the next level. Make yourself more competitive by improving your English through this Specialization: Improve Your English Communication Skills....
Improve Your English Communication Skills

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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