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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


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.


Jul 20, 2018

A very fruitful course in knowledge and language.\n\nI also benefit from the style you use on your videos .\n\nI use some sites such as quizlet.\n\nI got 92.4 % . Thank you very much.

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By gaocen

Jun 25, 2018

Good knowledge with thoro

By Mohammad A

Oct 02, 2017

Thank you for your course

By Grace C

Oct 06, 2019

Excellent course design!

By Trần N T

Nov 20, 2018

Thanks a lot the author.

By Aleksandr L

Mar 20, 2018

This course was awesome!

By Nigar

Dec 15, 2017

This is helpful course .

By Anuar

Aug 07, 2017

Very interesting course!

By Leydy E C A

Mar 10, 2020

Excelente, muy completo

By Aswathy R S

Dec 01, 2019

Its a very good course

By Bryan D T C

Jul 13, 2019

Un curso muy didáctico

By Valentyn S

Jul 08, 2018

Great course to learn!

By Sadovenko V

May 01, 2018

Everything was great!

By Janine E A G B

Jul 31, 2017

Very good course!! :)

By Anna N K

Mar 30, 2020

Very useful, thanks!

By Danilo P P

Jan 30, 2018

It's a great course.

By Mohammed S A

Aug 29, 2017

Thanks you very much

By Abanoub M R B

Jul 06, 2017

Was well, So well <3


Jun 06, 2017

Excellent and useful

By Mahendra T

Jan 10, 2020

it is nice proggram


Aug 27, 2017

Excellent course!!!

By Derek D V

Jun 21, 2017

Thanks! I loved it!

By Lorena P

Feb 05, 2018

Excellent Course!!

By Abdelhafid B A

Oct 15, 2017

very helpful


By Veronica l L

Sep 15, 2017


By Eduardo P J

May 21, 2019

Excellent course.