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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
6 horas para completar

Unit 1: Is the Earth Getting Warmer?

11 videos (Total 46 minutos), 9 lecturas, 8 cuestionarios
11 videos
Course Overview: Topics, Assessments, Games & Activities4m
Course Overview: Topics, Assessments, Games & Activities Part 24m
Is the Earth Getting Warmer?5m
Language Focus: Previewing Texts6m
Unlockable Achievement 19s
Warming Experiment (Part 1)4m
Warming Experiment (Part 2)5m
Global Warming vs. Climate Change5m
Unlockable Achievement 29s
Language Focus: Comparative Adjectives4m
9 lecturas
Overview of the Unit10m
Game 1: Unit 1 Vocabulary Flashcards10m
BASIC: Scientists' Annual Physical of the Planet: Earth's Fever Rises10m
ADVANCED: Scientists' Annual Physical of the Planet: Earth's Fever Rises10m
Warming Experiment Chart10m
BASIC: Climate Change: How Do we Know?10m
ADVANCED: Climate Change: How Do we Know?10m
WMO: Global Warming Happening Faster than Predicted10m
5 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data10m
7 ejercicios de práctica
Game 2: Previewing Texts16m
Check Your Understanding: “Scientists’ Annual Physical of the Planet: Earth’s Fever Rises”8m
Check Your Understanding: "Climate Change: How Do we Know?"8m
Game 3: Comparative Adjectives14m
Check Your Understanding: "WMO: Global Warming Happening Faster than Predicted"8m
Game: Review Comparative Adjectives16m
Check Your Understanding: "5 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data"8m
Semana
2
4 horas para completar

Unit 2: The Greenhouse Effect

10 videos (Total 41 minutos), 8 lecturas, 9 cuestionarios
10 videos
Greenhouse Gases5m
Unlockable Achievement 39s
Nature's Role in the Greenhouse Effect6m
Language Focus: Present Progressive4m
The Burning of Fossil Fuels6m
Language Focus: Cause and Effect (so, because of, therefore, as a result)4m
Unlockable Achievement 49s
Deforestation and Farming4m
The Disposal of Waste5m
8 lecturas
Overview of the Unit10m
Game 1: Unit 2 Vocabulary Flashcards10m
BASIC: A Blanket Around the Earth10m
ADVANCED: A Blanket Around the Earth10m
BASIC: Need Strategies to Clear the Air? Ask a Megacity.10m
ADVANCED: Need Strategies to Clear the Air? Ask a Megacity.10m
A City Drought Caused by Destruction of a Rainforest?10m
Melting of Ice Wedges Adds to Arctic Warming10m
9 ejercicios de práctica
Check Your Understanding: "A Blanket Around the Earth"8m
Game 2: Match the Greenhouse Gas to its Source10m
Game 3: Present Progressive16m
Unit 2 Assessment 1: Label the Parts of the Greenhouse Effect Diagram10m
Game 4: Cause and Effect12m
Check Your Understanding: "Need Strategies to Clear the Air? Ask a Megacity."8m
Check Your Understanding: "A City Drought Caused by Destruction of a Rainforest?"8m
Game: Review Present Progressive16m
Check Your Understanding: "Melting of Ice Wedges Adds to Arctic Warming"8m
3 horas para completar

Unit 2: The Greenhouse Effect: Lesson Choices

1 video (Total minutos), 2 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
2 lecturas
Unit 2 Assessment 2: Speaking and Recording Instructions10m
Unit 2 Assessment 2: Written option Instructions10m
Semana
3
4 horas para completar

The Impacts of Climate Change on our World

11 videos (Total 45 minutos), 8 lecturas, 8 cuestionarios
11 videos
Hurricanes & Storms5m
Language Focus: Scanning for Details5m
Unlockable Achievement 59s
Rising Sea Levels4m
The Impact on Our Health5m
Language Focus: Intensifiers (Normal and Strong Adjectives)3m
Expert Interview: Shandra Banutu-Gomez - The Situation in Africa5m
The Threat to Plants and Animals6m
Unlockable Achievement 69s
The Stress on Our Marine Ecosystem4m
8 lecturas
Overview of the Unit10m
BASIC: The Consequences of Climate Change10m
ADVANCED: The Consequences of Climate Change10m
Game 2: Unit 3 Vocabulary Flashcards10m
BASIC: New Study Suggests Global Marine Food Chain Collapse10m
ADVANCED: New Study Suggests Global Marine Food Chain Collapse10m
Study: Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Threaten Human Nutrition10m
African Nations Vulnerable to Effects of Climate Change10m
8 ejercicios de práctica
Game 1: Scanning for Details12m
Check Your Understanding: "The Consequences of Climate Change"8m
Unit 3 Assessment 1: The Effects of Climate Change on the Environment20m
Game 3: Intensifiers8m
Check Your Understanding: "New Study Suggests Global Marine Food Chain Collapse"8m
Check Your Understanding: "Study: Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Threaten Human Nutrition"8m
Game: Review: Intensifiers8m
Check Your Understanding: "African Nations Vulnerable to effects of Climate Change"8m
Semana
4
4 horas para completar

Discovering Cleaner Energy Sources to Power the World

9 videos (Total 43 minutos), 9 lecturas, 8 cuestionarios
9 videos
The Power of Sun, Wind, and Water7m
Unlockable Achievement 79s
Language Focus: Summarizing Main Ideas from a Text (Part 1)5m
Language Focus: Summarizing Main Ideas from a Text (Part 2)7m
New Discoveries in Renewable Energy4m
Expert Interview: Dr. Yang - Capturing Waste Heat to Create Energy4m
Language Focus: Using Modal Verbs to Make a Suggestion6m
Unlockable Achievement 89s
9 lecturas
Overview of the Unit10m
Game 1: Unit 4 Vocabulary Flashcards10m
BASIC: Indian Scientists Design Solar Tree to Save Space for Solar Power Generation10m
ADVANCED: Indian Scientists Design Solar Tree to Save Space for Solar Power Generation10m
Model Summary: Preparation for Unit 4 Assessment 110m
BASIC: Salting Away Renewable Energy for Future Use10m
ADVANCED: Salting Away Renewable Energy for Future Use10m
'Blue Energy' Could be Another Way to Go Green10m
Nuclear Developers Have Big Plans for Pint-sized Power Plants in UK10m
8 ejercicios de práctica
Check Your Understanding: "Indian Scientists Design Solar Tree to Save Space for Solar Power Generation"8m
Game 2: Matching Main Ideas to Short Paragraphs8m
Unit 4 Assessment 1: Summary Response20m
Game 3: Order the Modal Verbs by Strength (Strong Suggestion – Weak Suggestion)12m
Check Your Understanding: "Salting away renewable energy for future use."8m
Check Your Understanding: “'Blue Energy' Could be Another Way to Go Green”8m
Grammar Review: Modals of Suggestion10m
Check Your Understanding: "Nuclear Developers Have Big Plans for Pint-sized Power Plants in UK"8m
3 horas para completar

Discovering Cleaner Energy Sources to Power the World: Lesson Choices

1 video (Total minutos), 2 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
2 lecturas
Unit 4 Assessment 2: Speaking and Recording Instructions10m
Unit 4 Assessment 2: Written option instructions10m
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36%

consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

18%

consiguió un aumento de sueldo o ascenso

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por UUApr 8th 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.

por MAJul 20th 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.

Instructores

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Jack Sullivan

Director of Programs
English Language Programs
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Alyssa Swanson

Intensive Program Manager
English Language Programs

Acerca de Universidad de Pensilvania

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