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English

Learner Career Outcomes

22%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

39%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
English

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

21 minutes to complete

Welcome

21 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 1 min)
2 videos
Meet Your Teacher28s
5 hours to complete

Tricky Consonant Sounds

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 58 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
9 videos
Consonants Overview5m
Tricky Consonant Pairs Part 19m
Tricky Consonant Pairs Part 210m
Consonant Pairs Practice5m
Final Consonants and Consonant Clusters7m
Final Consonants Practice6m
Shadowing a Conversation4m
Pronunciation Tips5m
8 readings
Consonants Pre-Test Directions5m
Supplemental Materials2m
Consonants Overview2m
Tricky Consonant Pairs2m
Final Consonant Clusters1m
Shadowing Directions2m
Shadowing Assignment1h
Pronunciation Tips3m
4 practice exercises
Consonants Pre-Test30m
Tricky Consonant Contrasts Practice Quiz30m
Final Consonants and Consonant Clusters Practice Quiz30m
Graded Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Tricky Vowel Sounds

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 50 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
9 videos
Vowel Sounds Overview3m
Tricky Vowel Contrasts Part 17m
Tricky Vowel Contrasts Part 26m
Tricky Vowel Pairs Practice6m
Unstressed Vowels6m
Unstressed Vowels Practice5m
Shadowing a Conversation3m
Pronunciation Tips5m
7 readings
Vowels Pre-Test Directions5m
Supplemental Materials5m
Tricky Vowel Contrasts2m
Unstressed Vowels1m
Shadowing Directions2m
Shadowing Assignment1h
Pronunciation Tips3m
4 practice exercises
Vowels Pre-Test30m
Tricky Vowels Practice Quiz30m
Unstressed Vowels Practice Quiz30m
Graded Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

The Music of American English Pronunciation

6 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 66 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
11 videos
Syllables and Word Stress6m
Syllables and Word Stress Practice4m
Intonation8m
Intonation Practice8m
Linking in Connected Speech8m
Linking Connected Speech Practice6m
Reduced Words6m
Reduced Words Practice4m
Shadowing a Conversation2m
Pronunciation Tips6m
8 readings
Supplemental Materials5m
Thought Groups and Intonation1m
Supplemental Materials5m
Connected Speech and Reducing Sounds1m
Supplemental Materials10m
Shadowing Directions10m
Shadowing Assignment1h
Pronunciation Tips3m
4 practice exercises
Syllables and Word Stress Practice Quiz30m
Intonation Practice Quiz30m
Connected Speech Practice Quiz30m
Graded Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Other Tricky Things

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 45 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
-S and -Ed Endings Practice5m
Some Tricky Words6m
Some Tricky Words Practice6m
Common Linked Expressions5m
Common Linked Expressions Practice4m
Shadowing a Conversation3m
Pronunciation Tips5m
8 readings
-S and -Ed Endings1m
Supplemental Materials10m
Tricky Words1m
Common Linked Expressions1m
Shadowing Directions2m
Shadowing Assignment1h
Pronunciation Tips3m
Learn More1m
4 practice exercises
-S and -Ed Endings Practice Quiz30m
Tricky Words Practice Quiz30m
Linked Expressions Quiz30m
Graded Quiz30m

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