About this Specialization

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This specialization covers the listening and speaking skills that non-native English-speaking students need to be successful in English-speaking colleges and universities. Native English-speaking students who would like to increase their chances of success in university courses will also benefit as well anyone interested in improving their listening comprehension skills. You will learn how to listen to class lectures and take notes more effectively. You will also improve your speaking skills for common tasks such as class discussions and presentations. In the capstone, you will create a video presentation on an academic topic.
Learner Career Outcomes
43%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
23%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 6 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
43%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
23%
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.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 6 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Academic Listening and Note-Taking

4.5
stars
602 ratings
158 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Presentations: Speaking so that People Listen

4.5
stars
212 ratings
59 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Academic Discussions in English

4.5
stars
77 ratings
22 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Advanced Speaking and Listening Project

5.0
stars
10 ratings
2 reviews

Offered by

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University of California, Irvine

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