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English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Universidad de Pensilvania

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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....

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por UU

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.

por MA

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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228 revisiones

por Nab Raj Poudel

Mar 23, 2019

This is course to have a diversified look into the use of English language.

por Pavel Kus

Mar 18, 2019

Thank you!!! Very nice course..

por Mike Chang

Mar 17, 2019

good

por DIEGO FERNANDO RESTREPO CASTILLO

Mar 17, 2019

Maybe the course can use technical language in other enginiering areas.

por ZHOU Kai

Mar 13, 2019

Challenging enough and full of materials.

por Cindy Jessa Nalda

Mar 04, 2019

I would like to recommend this to my friends and relatives too. I learned a lot in this course.

por Kyoung Hee Yu

Mar 04, 2019

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por Maha Nour Eldin

Mar 04, 2019

This course is very useful ,added to my knowledge a lot , made me aware of the changes which are happening around us and encouraged me to make change in my lifestyle and be a part of the solution to help our environment to get better. Thanks

por Samyog Chalise

Feb 28, 2019

good

por Iryna Agafonova

Feb 24, 2019

Very interesting course! Thank you for sharing your knowledge! This topic is very important! Thank you for your work!