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Take Your English Communication Skills to the Next Level

Georgia Institute of Technology via Coursera

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This Capstone builds on the communication and content skills you’ve acquired throughout the Specialization and develops them further. During course lessons and Peer Assessments you will practice and expand the language skills necessary for success in the professional world. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to complete assessments relevant to the working world.

In this course, you will:

* Study cultural influences on communication more thoroughly, identify key cultural influences in your own experience and compare your culture with a different one to identify ways to improve communication and decrease misunderstanding.

* Develop your email accuracy and style and engage in email correspondence with potential employers, clients or investors to set up interviews and/or meetings.

* Practice and Demonstrate fluent and accurate spoken English as you prepare and present a short talk about a personal accomplishment or “Sales Pitch” for a product or service.

* Polish your pronunciation through more connected speech including use of through groups, contractions/reductions, and linking.

Week by week, as you practice your language skills, make connections with people important to you and develop your network, you will increase your opportunities for success. Completing this Capstone Project will help you reach your English language and professional goals now and in the future.

Taught by

Amalia B. Stephens
Cost Paid Course
Pace Upcoming
Subject ESL
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 2-4 hours a week
Calendar 4 weeks long
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