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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

DR

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.

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.

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By alaliaa r

Oct 28, 2017

very good course to get scientific informations and to learn english for beginners

By Salar B

Jul 28, 2017

A well designed and professionally introduced course from highly graded University

By R.M S L R

May 30, 2020

Thanks a lot Coursera .The lecturers are great and lessons are very interesting.

By Kaung S T

Dec 22, 2018

It is a really good course for me. It will help me to know in the field of STEM.

By Hosam E N

Sep 19, 2017

Great Content both technical (about climate change) and language wise.

thank you.

By Jose M O

May 04, 2020

Muy interesante, muy educativo, bastante practico y didactico. Me gustó mucho.

By Dennis J Q H

Dec 23, 2018

I am so pleased with this course. I have learned a lot. Thank you very much :)

By yogendra s y

May 20, 2020

Good course, Identify our pro and cons...This course improve my confidence

By Amanda B M

Dec 06, 2019

Amei o curso e agradeço a escola pela oportunidade. Muito obrigada Thank you.

By Julio V

Jul 03, 2017

Excellent course! I really enjoyed it though I have been pretty busy at work.

By Pedro N d S

Jul 11, 2017

Today I'm more confident and excited to keep practicing and learning english

By Luis A O D

Jul 10, 2017

Es un curso excelente. Bien planeado, muy buenos contenidos y herramientas.

By Nab R P

Mar 23, 2019

This is course to have a diversified look into the use of English language.

By Rosendo M A

Jun 01, 2020

ES UN CURSO QUE EN LO PERSONAL ME GUSTA MUCHO, CON TEMAS DE MUCHO INTERES.

By Leonardo A

Jul 11, 2018

I think this course is special for understand the clima change, very good.

By chenaf m a

May 29, 2020

thank you for this course ,thank you for this course, really it's amazing

By William B C A

May 12, 2020

Is a good course, you can learn for technology and English, so is perfect

By Ayat B M S A

Jul 10, 2017

The course was very helpful! Thank you all for posting courses like that.

By Bekmuratkyzy A

Jun 22, 2020

Thank you for all teachers. This course was informative and interesting.

By Gabriel O N

Apr 27, 2020

It was a nice course. All the topics were interesting and very useful .

By Abhishek K

Apr 11, 2020

Thanks to my all teachers. This course is really important and helpful.

By 蔣佑明

Nov 02, 2019

I learn some new technology about improving climate change.

It is good .

By Sagar S

Jan 23, 2019

This is probably going to help me and my other friends in their future.

By Fernando

Jun 11, 2020

Its really great to improve your English about science and technology.

By Giuseppe O

Jun 09, 2020

Authors has been clear. The contents of the course easy to undertand.