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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 Milton J H R

Jul 7, 2017

Excellent content and dynamic activities!

By chengcheng H

Nov 8, 2020

an excellent course for english beginner

By Esly F d C J

Oct 5, 2020

Excellent course! I really recommend it!

By Hala S

Jan 30, 2021

Thanks a lot, it is very useful course.

By alma p

Jun 20, 2020

Thanks very much! It was a nice course!

By Bryant B D A

Apr 22, 2020

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

By Faizullina K N

Jul 30, 2017

Interesting course and useful themes)))

By EnP. A C M

Nov 30, 2020

Thank you very much for the learnings!

By Botakuz A

Nov 16, 2020

The assignments were very interesting.

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 6, 2020

It was very helpful. Thanks so much.

By Miri T

Jun 18, 2020

Its amazing. Thanks for your effort.

By Кожагалиева А Е

May 1, 2020

Спасибо,за прохождение такого курса!

By Clarin M

Jun 13, 2018

coursera is the best place for study

By Bekhal N H

Jul 17, 2017

It is great ! I have learned a lot .

By Clara O N

May 21, 2020

Very interesting and comprehensive.

By telesc0pium

Mar 28, 2020

Very good and suitable for beginner

By Solongo T

Dec 10, 2018

interesting and very understandable

By S S J E C

Nov 26, 2018

Useful course... Thank you Coursera

By Orlando B

Nov 25, 2019

Very useful and easy to follow up.

By Wedja M

Jul 15, 2019

an incredible way to learn english

By J G

Sep 4, 2017

The course is really good, thanks.

By Meriem F

Apr 10, 2020

very good , keep up the good work

By Sara W

Jan 22, 2020

Very good courses, nice teachers.