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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

Mar 14, 2021

Great for the intermediate learner. You would find new terminologies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The materials are easy to be understood and the teachers are communicative.

Sep 25, 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!

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By Lourdes M C

Dec 18, 2020

The Course is very useful and comprehensive. Thank you.

By Po-Chieh W

Oct 3, 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 Ana L L R G d B

Aug 8, 2020

Excellent combination of Science and English Language.

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 5, 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 Diana A C C

May 8, 2021

It was a useful and fun course for me. Thanks a lot.

By Pablo A M C

May 24, 2020

A good course for the people who is learning English

By Shaki T M

Apr 20, 2020

I recommend you guys to take courses on

By Enrique A

Apr 1, 2021

Thank you Masters Alyssa and Jack. thanks coursera.

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 10, 2017


By Maria C B

Dec 28, 2020

I have learned a lot from this course. Thank you.

By Leibnitz A S S

May 4, 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 6, 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 4, 2020

Thanks a lot for this amazing course! Sincerely

By Məmməd

Sep 16, 2020

It is good for learning information from here.

By Peeves

May 7, 2020

The course was better than ı expected, thanks.

By Jason C

Jun 22, 2017

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