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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 Mohammad A

Oct 2, 2017

Thank you for your course

By taoufiq r

Jun 10, 2020

c'est un très bon cours.

By Grace C

Oct 6, 2019

Excellent course design!

By Trần N T

Nov 19, 2018

Thanks a lot the author.

By Aleksandr L

Mar 19, 2018

This course was awesome!

By Nigar

Dec 15, 2017

This is helpful course .

By Anuar

Aug 7, 2017

Very interesting course!

By Исаков Б Н

May 17, 2020

thanks a lot, i like it


Apr 5, 2020

It's a very good course

By Leydy E C A

Mar 10, 2020

Excelente, muy completo

By Aklilu N M

Aug 19, 2020

It was the best course

By Vidhi K

Jun 25, 2020

It was a great course.

By Juan P S A

Jun 23, 2020

Was a very good choice

By Elisa M

May 25, 2020

I highly recommend it!

By Aswathy R S

Dec 1, 2019

Its a very good course

By Bryan T

Jul 13, 2019

Un curso muy didáctico

By Valentyn S

Jul 8, 2018

Great course to learn!

By Jose L H

Apr 5, 2020

Very good! Thank you!

By Kritika T

Apr 5, 2020

Really amazing course

By Sadovenko V

May 1, 2018

Everything was great!

By Janine E A G B

Jul 31, 2017

Very good course!! :)

By Le T V

Aug 30, 2021

This is great course

By Zeyad A

Sep 10, 2020

very good experience


Jul 28, 2020

Very good and useful

By Anna K

Mar 29, 2020

Very useful, thanks!