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Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening

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Speaking and Listening Skills for Academic English

About this Specialization

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.

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University of California, Irvine

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Hours 92
Instructors Tamy Chapman, Judy Hu, Dana Saito-Stehberger, Brad Gilpin, Meg Parker, Helen Nam
Language English
Subjects Languages Humanities
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Adjunct Faculty, Public Speaking $16k

Foster Care Case Planner (Spanish Speaking) $34k

Technical Support Representative - Spanish Speaking Needed $39k

Veterinary/Processing/Animal Care Technician Also Enrichment Coordinator $40k

Adjunct Professor of Advertising and Public Speaking $44k

KOREAN SPEAKING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FAMILY ADVOCATE (FULL-TIME) $45k

Portuguese Speaking AskHR Representative $48k

Supervisor Concurrent Review Nurse and also Case management $60k

Korean Speaking - Licensed Clinical Psychologist $75k

Recruiter (Also held role of District Lease Analyst ) $86k

Assistant Professor Public Speaking $110k

Associate Adjunct Professor--Public Speaking $120k

Courses in this Specialization

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Jan
20

Academic Listening and Note-Taking

This course will help non-native English speakers improve their listening and note-taking skills for the purpose of listening to academic lectures. You will learn techniques for...

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Jan
13

Presentations: Speaking so that People Listen

Do you have to give presentations in school or at your work? Is it nerve-racking? Then you've come to the right place. Everyone gets a little nervous when they think about having...

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Jan
13

Academic Discussions in English

This is the third course in the Learn English: Advanced Speaking and Listening specialization. In this class you will learn about different types of conversations you will have in...

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Feb
17

Advanced Speaking and Listening Project

Learners will present a well-organized academic speech on a topic in an academic field of the learner's choice. The learner will need to recall all of the skills learned in the...

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University of California, Irvine

From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Hours 92
Instructors Tamy Chapman, Judy Hu, Dana Saito-Stehberger, Brad Gilpin, Meg Parker, Helen Nam
Language English
Subjects Languages Humanities
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Adjunct Faculty, Public Speaking $16k

Foster Care Case Planner (Spanish Speaking) $34k

Technical Support Representative - Spanish Speaking Needed $39k

Veterinary/Processing/Animal Care Technician Also Enrichment Coordinator $40k

Adjunct Professor of Advertising and Public Speaking $44k

KOREAN SPEAKING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FAMILY ADVOCATE (FULL-TIME) $45k

Portuguese Speaking AskHR Representative $48k

Supervisor Concurrent Review Nurse and also Case management $60k

Korean Speaking - Licensed Clinical Psychologist $75k

Recruiter (Also held role of District Lease Analyst ) $86k

Assistant Professor Public Speaking $110k

Associate Adjunct Professor--Public Speaking $120k