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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

UF

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 Gilber M

Jul 08, 2017

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

By Nazarenko B

Feb 16, 2020

This course was very interesting. Please, make more like this one.

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.

By Konovalova M

Jul 21, 2017

Thank you for this course, American Center Moscow and METOO!

By Dariia T

Jun 10, 2017

Отличный курс, очень разноплановые задания. Все понравилось.

By Titov D

Nov 19, 2019

Good course, and you also can increase your English skills.

By Kristina G

Mar 25, 2018

The course was very interesting and I highly recommend it!

By Bingkun Q

Aug 22, 2017

Very helpful for the non-native speakers to learn English!

By Sachin S

Oct 19, 2019

This online course is very useful so l like it very much.

By MARIAN H V

Jul 09, 2017

great and wonderful , very informative course. Thank you.

By Ricardo V

Jul 06, 2017

Great course. It definitely improved my english for STEM.

By Hewa S F

Jul 03, 2017

thank you very much for the best cource I take in part it

By Po-Chieh W

Oct 03, 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 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.