About this Specialization

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This specialization follows our Learn English: Intermediate Grammar specialization and includes more advanced grammar concepts such as noun clauses and conditionals. You'll also learn how to blend verb tenses effectively and how to punctuate sentences correctly. This specialization is useful for non-native English speakers who want to improve their fluency or native speakers who want to improve their accuracy in using English for academic or professional purposes.
Learner Career Outcomes
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Started a new career after completing this specialization.
17%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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100% online courses
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Flexible Schedule
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Advanced Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Learner Career Outcomes
62%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
17%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Advanced Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Portuguese (Brazilian)

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Verb Tenses and Passives

4.8
stars
941 ratings
273 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Conjunctions, Connectives, and Adverb Clauses

4.8
stars
373 ratings
109 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Noun Clauses and Conditionals

4.8
stars
216 ratings
58 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Advanced Grammar & Punctuation Project

4.3
stars
15 ratings
6 reviews

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University of California, Irvine

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • Each course is about 3-4 hours per week for four weeks. The whole specialization would take about 16 weeks.

  • You should know intermediate grammar already. This course assumes you have studied English grammar before.

  • It's recommended that you take them in order.

  • UCI does not offer credit for the specialization.

  • You will be able to speak and write in English with fewer grammar mistakes.

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