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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


Sep 26, 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to our instructors, Mr Jack and Ms Alyssa for an enjoyable course on STEM!\n\nIt was a very good learning experience!\n\nThank you!


Jul 06, 2017

Great course! You can learn about modal verbs, intensifiers, present progressive and much more very easily. And is important too to know the methods and techniques for write a scientific article.

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By Məmməd

Sep 16, 2020

It is good for learning information from here.

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 Elena

Jun 16, 2020

It includes a lot of interesting information

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 Salsabill H M

Jul 26, 2020

لقد كانت دورة رائعة وتعلمت الكثير من خلالها

By A B

Jun 07, 2020

I enjoyed it ! it worths the 5 stars *****

By jair c

Oct 09, 2019

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

By Jairo R d S

Aug 17, 2020

I am so happy. Great Course. Thanks 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


Mar 13, 2019

Challenging enough and full of materials.

By Milton J H R

Jul 07, 2017

Excellent content and dynamic activities!

By Esly F d C J

Oct 06, 2020

Excellent course! I really recommend it!

By alma p

Jun 20, 2020

Thanks very much! It was a nice course!

By Bryant B D A

Apr 23, 2020

Thanks a lot. I've learned so much! ^_^

By Faizullina K N

Jul 30, 2017

Interesting course and useful themes)))

By Sandugash M

Jun 17, 2020

That's a great and interesting course!

By Dachawar P v

Mar 11, 2020

It was a great experience to learn it

By Sebastian C P S

Jul 07, 2020

It was very helpful. Thanks so much.

By Miri T

Jun 19, 2020

Its amazing. Thanks for your effort.

By Кожагалиева А Е

May 01, 2020

Спасибо,за прохождение такого курса!

By Clarin M

Jun 14, 2018

coursera is the best place for study

By Bekhal N

Jul 17, 2017

It is great ! I have learned a lot .