ESP Online Courses

13/03/2017

These Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) help pre-intermediate to intermediate level learners improve their English skills in five major career fields.Each MOOC is five weeks, and there are different facilitated course start dates for each MOOC. After the start date of the first facilitated course, the MOOC is open for enrollment.

English for Business and Entrepreneurship

Through this MOOC, learners who want to become entrepreneurs will improve their English language abilities to communicate ideas about business. Learners will learn how to write a business plan, conduct market research, and communicate with clients and customers.
First facilitated course: May 15, 2016
Second facilitated course: November 6, 2016

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English for Journalism

This MOOC will help learners improve their English language skills in the reading, drafting, editing, and proofreading of modern journalism.
First facilitated course: August 15, 2016
Second facilitated course: February 20, 2017

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English for Career Development

Learners taking this MOOC will improve their English skills for professional development. They will learn how to write resumes, cover letters, and professional email messages.
First facilitated course: November 7, 2016
Second facilitated course: April 3, 2017

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English for Media Literacy

Learners will develop and practice English language skills related to different forms of media. Learners will develop critical thinking skills as they read and evaluate different types of media, such as social media, blogs, podcasts, television, film, newspapers, and magazines.
First facilitated course: April 3, 2017
Second facilitated course: October 16, 2017

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English for STEM Fields

In this MOOC, learners will increase their English vocabulary and understanding of grammar structures used in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.
First facilitated course: June 5, 2017
Second facilitated course: October 16, 2017

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Test and Improve Your English Listening Skills with Great Talks (TED, Google,…) sorted by English Proficiency L

15/01/2017

Great tool at : http://r.com/talks/#sthash.U9XVmGK9.dpuf


9 Websites and Games to Teach Students How to Cite Sources in Essays

13/01/2017


Do You Know? Which Countries are Best at English as a Second Language?

28/11/2016

Interesting reading at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/11/which-countries-are-best-at-english-as-a-second-language-4d24c8c8-6cf6-4067-a753-4c82b4bc865b/?utm_content=buffera97c7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer


Mistakes to Avoid When Using English

01/12/2015

Read “20 Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Dumb”  at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-travis-bradberry/20-misused-words-that-mak_b_8363272.html


Why Some of us Learn Languages Better Than Others. It’s How Much You Want it. Maybe.

24/08/2015

Read “Language learning: what motivates us?” at http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/mar/19/language-learning-motivation-brain-teaching?CMP=share_btn_fb


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