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Learn English - Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening

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About

Speaking and Listening Skills for Academic English. Learn to speak and listen more effectively with this Learn English - Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Irvine, Division of Continuing Education.

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Overview

This Learn English - Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Irvine, Division of Continuing Education 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.

Take Courses

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Listening and Note-Taking
  • Presentations: Speaking so that People Listen
  • Academic Discussions in English
  • Advanced Speaking and Listening Project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months
    • 6 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Intermediate Level

  • Some related experience required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 5 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 5 months.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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