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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

UU

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.

MA

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 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

Jul 03, 2019

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 Ayat B M S A

Jul 10, 2017

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

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 GUO Z

Feb 10, 2018

Very good course that I've learnt which I'll recommend to my friends!

By Jorge D P

Oct 16, 2017

It's a useful course.

It helps you to improve English language skills

By Gilson d M R

May 06, 2018

Excellent course helped a lot in expanding my vocabulary. Thank you.

By Andrea Z

Nov 09, 2017

This course includes so many interesting topics. It is just amazing!

By Gilber M

Jul 08, 2017

It is for sure a very interesting course that everyone should take.

By Islam M A

Sep 09, 2017

I enjoyed the curriculum introduced by this wonderful instructors.

By Luigi D B

Jul 13, 2017

This is a very good course. I really learned about climate change.

By Benjamin A

May 08, 2017

This is a wonderful course to learn English through STEM subjects.

By Yi-Syuan S

Nov 08, 2019

Wonderful! This course is awesome for both learners and teachers.

By Anais L

Jul 30, 2019

I'm enjoying the topics a lot and the information in this course.

By Krystal M

Dec 16, 2019

Very informative, made simple enough for anyone to understand.

By ADEM K

May 24, 2018

I made use of this course Thank you very much for all workers.

By Maria L S D

Jan 22, 2018

It's a great refresher course for me coming back as a teacher.

By Nicat

May 09, 2017

That would be nice to get certificate without fee. I am poor.

By Aalok G

Jan 05, 2019

Really amazing course. Really a helpful course for students.