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American English MOOCs for English Language Learners

These Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) help pre-intermediate, intermediate, and advanced 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 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.
Second facilitated course: October 16, 2017
Registration opens: September 10, 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.
Second facilitated course: October 16, 2017
Registration opens: September 17, 2017

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Past Facilitated Courses

These courses may be taken independently.

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.
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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.
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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.
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