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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 Rafael d C R

Dec 03, 2019

Muito bom o curso, aprendi muito

By Duong T Q

Jul 10, 2017

Very useful for social knowledge

By Zain U A

Nov 19, 2019

I learn a lot from this course.

By Nourhan r

Apr 12, 2018

we need more courses about stem

By Osbert B V

Nov 17, 2017

such a very informative course

By Marwan T J

Sep 25, 2017

It was a fantastic experience.

By Luciano O

Jul 17, 2017

It was great curse I recommend

By Ishan k

Feb 22, 2020

it is easy and simple course.

By Mark P L

Nov 20, 2019

I learn a lot in this course.

By Subim G

May 23, 2019

it is so good and easy to use

By Pham T L

Jun 20, 2018

i love it, it is useful to me

By Aaaitaram t

Oct 19, 2019


By Nathalie C

Jul 15, 2019

perfect and very interesting

By Juan C R M

Aug 18, 2017

It was a great experience!!!

By Almaz M

Jan 27, 2020

Thank you, very informative

By Adriana K

Jun 20, 2018

Very good, helped me a lot!


Apr 13, 2018

I enjoyed doing this course

By Jinggoy S M

Nov 07, 2017

this course is very helpful

By Amosh T

Oct 24, 2019

I did but i felt difficult

By Aayush S

Jan 14, 2019

Thank you for this course.

By Iwan P

May 13, 2018

Great course, I enjoy it.

By Salah E

Sep 09, 2017

this course is very useful

By Rustam

Aug 10, 2019

So far I like everything.

By gaocen

Jun 25, 2018

Good knowledge with thoro