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Comentários e feedback de alunos de English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics da instituição Universidade da Pensilvânia

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Sobre o curso

Welcome to English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." If you want to get a Coursera Verified Certificate for free, please fill out the Financial Aid form. This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in improving their English skills in the sciences. In this course, you will explore some of the most innovative areas of scientific study, while expanding your vocabulary and the language skills needed to share scientific information within your community. In unit 1, you will learn how to preview texts and practice some of the language used to make comparisons when talking about global warming and climate change. In unit 2, you will examine the chemistry of climate change and the language of cause and effect. In Unit 3, you will learn about some of the impacts of Climate Change and the language used to describe these effects. In Unit 4, you will learn reading strategies that can help you explore the science behind some new energy systems. In the final unit, you will investigate practical advances in Nanotechnology that help slow down climate change, while developing your own research skills in English. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....

Melhores avaliações


14 de mar de 2021

Great for the intermediate learner. You would find new terminologies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The materials are easy to be understood and the teachers are communicative.


25 de set de 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to our instructors, Mr Jack and Ms Alyssa for an enjoyable course on STEM!

It was a very good learning experience!

Thank you!

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101 — 125 de 745 Avaliações para o English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

por Lourdes I S B

27 de ago de 2020

It's a great opportunity to improve your reading comprehension and listening skills. This course is easy to follow and it will help you to understand some of the most current environmental problems. I really enjoy all the topics.


16 de ago de 2019

Really A Fantastic Course. Before I enroll I thought it is only an English course, but the contents used made the course very informative. I sincerely thank the Professors for their commitment in this course. Thank You one again.

por Gigi T

21 de mai de 2021

Great and understanding course which provides all basic information that a person must know about in present. Learned a lot and gave me motivation to learn even more. thanks to everyone who participated in creating this course.

por Tatiana K

19 de jul de 2022

"English for STEM" is not only about English. It is really complex lessons with many different sources of information, entertaining motivation and even interviews. Highly recommend, even if you think you already know English.


15 de jan de 2020

It´s a really good course where you can find a lot of techniques and vocabulary to learn English and improve your English if you have already a level of this language. I´m from Mexico and this course for me was soo useful

por Huy T

14 de set de 2021

I learn a lot from this course. It brought me a new insight into the world of science and technology. I have learnt not only new English grammars and new words but also useful knowledge about climate and the environment.

por Alfe M M

19 de ago de 2022

Thanks to this course, I was able to learn more about climate change globally. This has supplemented y knowledge on this matter. The course was comprehensive and informative for an aspiring leader like me! Thank you!!!

por cleto l

18 de mai de 2022

It is very good course that combine STEM and GRAMMAR. It is possible learn about new technologies about renewable energy. Also, everybody can learn about climate change, greenhouse effects and its consequences on earth.

por Betty T

20 de ago de 2019

The tips are very helpful. The pronunciation in the video is easy to listen. I think the video illustrations are nicely made. This course is amazing, everything is systematically arranged and well prepared. Thank you

por Sarah J F

3 de jul de 2022

A very engaging and interactive course , i have learned alot on climate change as well as steps to mitigate the problems now being faced- its a steping stone to my interest in Enviromental Sustainability.

Thank you!

por Новаковский Р

13 de dez de 2020

Thank you so much! It was my first Coursera course that I had finished) I hope you will create more courses because it was absolutely interesting and informative! Don't wanna say u "Goodbye", just say u "See you:)"

por Метелица Ю

4 de dez de 2017

Хороший курс. Из лекций и текстов почерпнула для себя много новых слов, идиом и устойчивых выражений. Задания по грамматике рассчитаны на не очень высокий уровень, но повторить пройденное никогда не будет лишним.

por Ladislav Č

24 de abr de 2020

This course is really well designed. It gave me useful information on how to work with a scientific text and vocabulary/grammar which should be used in the STEM field. Authors of the course did a brilliant job!

por Ghani J

31 de mar de 2018

It is a very informative course and has developed my knowledge about global warning and its consequences along with English Language structures. I would definitely recommend you to join this informative course.

por Әсел Б

20 de abr de 2020

Thank you so much. Course helped me to improve my thinking and writing also speaking skills how to make right senescent and I have improved my vocabulary in addition I got a lot of knowledge about our climate

por Gabriela S R

28 de mai de 2020

This course gave me a lot of valuable information about the global warm, why is happening and what scientific community in doing to fight against this problem and what we can do to help our world. Thank you!

por Shih T H

13 de out de 2019

Really thankful for the professors, I get lots of information about global warming. I will definitely join for the next course tough by the professors from Pennsylvania University. Thank you for all of this.

por Estefania Q

27 de jun de 2020

Excelent course. I liked the topics seen because there are relevant to the present time and also, the way that the teachers taught it was so good, because they gave the tools for improve the english skills.

por Zhanat Y

21 de mai de 2020

Interesting and useful course for STEM teachers with a broad range vocabulary, quizzes, interesting articles, helpful grammar tips, and more. Thank you very much lecturers, and Penn for their contribution!

por Cybelle F F M

11 de jul de 2017

Very good way to teach both, STEM language skills and the Greenhouse Effect problem.

The teachers speaks slowly and clearly and the subject is presented in a very simple and efficient way to us, students.

por Hoa D

19 de ago de 2017

I have learned a lot from this course, not only English but also the content in this course. Now, I know more about climate change, its impacts and the need of doing something before too late. Thank you!

por Максим

19 de nov de 2022

Very good course. All topics are interesting and very actual! Themes and grammar use units are easy to understand and totally clear! Thanks a lot for teachers, Mr. Jack Sullivan and Ms. Alyssa Swanson!

por K/ R

6 de abr de 2021

I have found this course very instructive. Apart from learning technical-scientific English, I have learned a lot about climate change and all the new technologies that are being developed to lessen it.


1 de mai de 2020

This Course was so exciting and enjoy full too. As there was a Speaking Assignment too . I have one Suggestion that If that Speaking Assignment was Live than It would be too interesting to the Learners.

por Paulo A

26 de jun de 2017

Muito bom o curso, além de ser uma ferramenta para auxiliar no estudo da língua inglesa, também você consegue aprimorar o conhecimento de outras áreas, neste caso da ciência. Ótimo curso, recomendo!