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.
Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening 专项课程
Speaking and Listening Skills for Academic English. Learn to speak and listen more effectively.
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Each course is designed to be completed in about 4 weeks. The capstone will take about 4 weeks. Therefore, the whole specialization can be completed in about 18 weeks.
What background knowledge is necessary?
Learners should have a basic understanding of the English language.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
It is recommended that you take these courses in order, but it is not required.
You should talk to your university to find out if they will give you credit. The University of California, Irvine does not give credit for this specialization.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
Upon completing the specialization, you will be able to understand and take notes effectively when listening to college lectures and you will be able to deliver effective presentations and communicate smoothly in a variety of academic conversations.