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About the Course

Welcome to English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, 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." If you want to get a Coursera Verified Certificate for free, please fill out the Financial Aid form. This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in improving their English skills in the sciences. In this course, you will explore some of the most innovative areas of scientific study, while expanding your vocabulary and the language skills needed to share scientific information within your community. In unit 1, you will learn how to preview texts and practice some of the language used to make comparisons when talking about global warming and climate change. In unit 2, you will examine the chemistry of climate change and the language of cause and effect. In Unit 3, you will learn about some of the impacts of Climate Change and the language used to describe these effects. In Unit 4, you will learn reading strategies that can help you explore the science behind some new energy systems. In the final unit, you will investigate practical advances in Nanotechnology that help slow down climate change, while developing your own research skills in English. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....

Top reviews

UF

Apr 08, 2018

Great efforts are done to design the course.It was really effective and informative course.It was amazing to know about different renewable resources and technologies discussed in the course.

EO

May 12, 2020

The course was comprehensive in helping me understand how to approach science writing, especially in the area of climate change. Am confident this will help me a great deal in my work.

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By Po-Chieh W

Oct 03, 2019

it's a really useful English learning program for STEM.

By Mohammed H A

Jul 12, 2017

It is very important course for all students of science

By Bruno N C

Dec 15, 2017

Curso Excelente! Incrível do começo ao fim! Recomendo!

By Sean C

Jul 12, 2017

A perfect course for a beginner, strongly recommended.

By manohar p

Jul 05, 2017

this course is very good for every engineering student

By Luiz E d C F

Aug 14, 2017

Very good in timing, learning, evaluation. Thank You.

By Elvira D

Jul 27, 2017

Great course! I already recommended it to my friends.

By Pablo A M C

May 25, 2020

A good course for the people who is learning English

By Tubanova S M

Apr 20, 2020

I recommend you guys to take courses on Coursera.org

By Muhammad H

Apr 13, 2020

owesome course learnt a lots have a good experiance

By Pavel K

Feb 17, 2019

Good start for those who are entering an university

By Pierre M

Jul 11, 2017

GREAT TECNIQUE AND INFORMATION ABOUT OUR ENVIROMENT

By Leibnitz A S S

May 04, 2020

I really enjoid doing this course.

I recomend it.

By Muhamed G

Jul 14, 2017

Amazing Content and Powerful stratigy, Thank You.

By Ramita T

Nov 06, 2019

it is very different course . i fell very happy.

By Mahmoud S A

Apr 18, 2020

thanks. the course is useful or benefit for me

By Lanfranco P

Apr 04, 2020

Thanks a lot for this amazing course! Sincerely

By Peeves

May 07, 2020

The course was better than ı expected, thanks.

By Jason C

Jun 23, 2017

It's first time for learn this way, So expect.

By Yati S

Feb 02, 2019

I've got so many knowledge from this course.

By Rafael F

Jun 25, 2017

Muito bom para estudar inglês intermediário.

By jair c

Oct 09, 2019

it is a great course, I have learned a lot.

By Luisamaría T S F

Oct 19, 2017

A very instructive material and beneficial

By Gonzalo R C

May 03, 2020

Me gusto mucho el curso, 100% recomendado

By ZHOU K

Mar 13, 2019

Challenging enough and full of materials.