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Intermediate Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week for 6 weeks...

English

Subtitles: English

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week for 6 weeks...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Introduction

5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 readings
Messages5m
The Capstone Assignment20m
Choose Your Topic1h
Background Information30m
Resource for Topics10m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

The Interviews

3 readings
3 readings
Write Interview Questions30m
Interview Some Experts3h
Resources for Interviewing10m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

The Plan

4 readings, 2 quizzes
4 readings
Evaluate the Interview Data20m
Make an Outline30m
Resources for Planning Your Presentation1h
Find or Create Images1h
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Create a PowerPoint or Other Visuals

2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Create a PowerPoint or Other Visual3h
Resources for Creating Visuals15m

Instructors

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

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

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • 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.

  • You must have a webcam, video camera, or smart phone to make videos. You may also need PowerPoint and video making software.

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