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Welcome to English for Career Development, 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." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in advancing their careers in the global marketplace. In this course, you will learn about the job search, application, and interview process in the United States, while comparing and contrasting the same process in your home country. This course will also give you the opportunity to explore your global career path, while building your vocabulary and improving your language skills to achieve your professional goals. The first unit in this course will introduce the U.S. job application process and provide strategies for identifying the jobs that match your interests and skills. Unit 2 will take you through the steps necessary to produce a professional-looking resume. In unit 3, you will work to develop a clear and concise cover letter. The final unit of the course focuses on networking and interview skills. Anyone may take this course for free. If you want to get a Coursera Verified Certificate for free, please fill out the Financial Aid form. 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....
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完成時間為 7 小時

Unit 1: Entering the Job Market

In this unit you will learn about the steps in the job search process....
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13 個視頻(共 49 分鐘), 12 個閱讀材料, 13 個測驗
Video13 個視頻
Course Overview: Topics, Assessments, Games & Activities4分鐘
Job Search Overview5分鐘
Identifying Your Interests and Skills4分鐘
Language Focus: Vocabulary and Word Forms Related to Jobs5分鐘
Choosing the Job that's the Best Fit for You4分鐘
Unlockable Achievement 1分鐘
Language Focus: Verb Tenses (Present vs. Present Progressive)5分鐘
Understanding Job Descriptions: Reading a Job Advertisement6分鐘
Language Focus: Phrases to Compare Similarities4分鐘
Language Focus: Phrases to Contrast Differences4分鐘
Unlockable Achievement 2分鐘
Unlockable Achievement分鐘
Reading12 個閱讀材料
Overview of the Unit10分鐘
BASIC: What You Offer the World10分鐘
ADVANCED: What You Offer the World10分鐘
Game 1: Unit 1 Vocabulary Flashcards10分鐘
BASIC: Set SMART goals to get ahead in your career10分鐘
ADVANCED: Set SMART goals to get ahead in your career10分鐘
Listening: Using the Internet and Social Media to Search for a Job10分鐘
Speaking Assignment Instructions10分鐘
Written Assignment Instructions10分鐘
Culture Affects Career and Life Planning10分鐘
Listening: Is there a 'Skills Gap' in the US Job Market?10分鐘
Business schools bridge classrooms and real-life work10分鐘
Quiz12 個練習
Check Your Understanding: "What You Offer the World"10分鐘
Game 2: Things, Actions and People28分鐘
Assessment 1: Self-Assessment of Job Skills and Experience22分鐘
Game 3: Simple Present or Present Progressive8分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Set SMART goals to get ahead in your career"8分鐘
Game 4: Key Words in a Job Advertisement10分鐘
Check your Understanding: "Using the Internet and Social Media to Search for a Job"10分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Culture Affects Career and Life Planning"14分鐘
Game: Vocabulary and Word Form Review20分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Is there a 'Skills Gap' in US Job Market?"10分鐘
Check your Understanding: "Business schools bridge classrooms and real-life work"10分鐘
Game: Compare and Contrast Phrase Matching12分鐘

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完成時間為 7 小時

Unit 2: Resumes

In this unit, you will learn how to describe yourself and your experiences in a résumé. The unit will also help you build your job-related vocabulary. ...
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12 個視頻(共 50 分鐘), 10 個閱讀材料, 14 個測驗
Video12 個視頻
Parts of a Resume4分鐘
Unlockable Achievement 3分鐘
Writing a Résumé, Part 1: Name and Contact Information5分鐘
Listening: Connecting Employers with Job Seekers in Today's Economy4分鐘
Language Focus: Key Words3分鐘
Writing a Resume, Part 2: Headline and Summary4分鐘
Writing a Resume, Part 3: Work Experience5分鐘
Unlockable Achievement 4分鐘
Writing a Resume, Part 4: Education5分鐘
Language Focus: Action Verbs4分鐘
Writing a Resume, Part 5: Complete your Resume6分鐘
Reading10 個閱讀材料
Overview of the Unit10分鐘
BASIC: Resume Guide: The Basic Elements10分鐘
ADVANCED: Resume Guide: The Basic Elements10分鐘
Sample Resume: Tomoko Martin10分鐘
Sample Resume: Beth Smith10分鐘
BASIC: Using Keywords Effectively10分鐘
ADVANCED: Using Keywords Effectively10分鐘
Game 4: Unit 2 Vocabulary Flashcards10分鐘
More Action Verbs Practice10分鐘
Functional or Chronological Resume? Which is for You?10分鐘
Quiz13 個練習
Game 1: Reasons for Writing a Resume20分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Resume Guide: The Basic Elements"8分鐘
Game 2: Match the Parts of a Resume8分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Connecting Employers with Job Seekers in Today's Economy"10分鐘
Check your Understanding: "Using Keywords Effectively"6分鐘
Game 3: Matching Key Words in a Job Advertisement8分鐘
Game 5: Listing Experience in Time Order6分鐘
Unit 2: Assessment 1: Resume Template Quiz12分鐘
Game 6: Using Action Verbs12分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "More Action Verbs Practice"10分鐘
Game: Action Verb Crossword Puzzle20分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Functional or Chronological Resume10分鐘
Game: Labelling Resumes: Functional or Chronological4分鐘

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完成時間為 6 小時

Unit 3: Writing a Cover Letter

This unit focuses on another important document for job-seekers: the cover letter. You will learn how to write a clear cover letter that tells employers why you are the right person for the job. ...
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11 個視頻(共 47 分鐘), 9 個閱讀材料, 12 個測驗
Video11 個視頻
Professional Writing: Letter Format6分鐘
Unlockable Achievement 5分鐘
Cover Letter Paragraph 1- Introducing Yourself4分鐘
Cover Letter Paragraph 2- Highlighting Your Skills in the Cover letter5分鐘
Cover Letter Paragraph 3- Closing4分鐘
Language Focus – Present Perfect vs. Past Tense6分鐘
Professional Writing: Level of Formality5分鐘
Language Focus- Using Modal Verbs to Write Politely6分鐘
Writing a Cover Letter for a Specific Job3分鐘
Unlockable Achievement 6分鐘
Reading9 個閱讀材料
Overview of the Unit10分鐘
Sample Cover Letters10分鐘
BASIC: Parts of the Cover Letter10分鐘
ADVANCED: Parts of the Cover Letter10分鐘
Game 3: Unit 3 Vocabulary Flashcards10分鐘
BASIC: Why an Old-Fashioned Cover Letter Still Matters10分鐘
ADVANCED: Why an Old-Fashioned Cover Letter Still Matters10分鐘
8 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid10分鐘
Death of the Cover Letter10分鐘
Quiz11 個練習
Check Your Understanding: "Sample Cover Letters"8分鐘
Unit 3 Assessment 1: Quiz on Letter Format8分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Parts of the Cover Letter"10分鐘
Game 1: Match the Job Description with Skills12分鐘
Game 2: Grammar Review10分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Why an Old-Fashioned Cover Letter Still Matters"10分鐘
Game 4: Direct or Polite Language14分鐘
Check Your Understanding: “8 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid”10分鐘
Game: Verb Tense Review14分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Death of the Cover Letter"10分鐘
Key Parts of a Formal Letter20分鐘

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完成時間為 5 小時

Unit 4: Networking

This unit will teach job-seekers language for meeting new people, making small talk, and describing ...
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7 個視頻(共 22 分鐘), 9 個閱讀材料, 7 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
Unlockable Achievement 7分鐘
Making Small Talk5分鐘
Unlockable Achievement 8分鐘
Networking Elevator speech- What to Say When Networking5分鐘
Language Focus: Networking Elevator Speech- Delivery5分鐘
Unlockable Achievement分鐘
Reading9 個閱讀材料
Overview of the Unit10分鐘
BASIC: Networking During the Job Search10分鐘
ADVANCED: Networking During the Job Search10分鐘
BASIC: Networking doesn’t happen overnight10分鐘
ADVANCED: Networking doesn't happen overnight10分鐘
Game 2: Unit 4 Vocabulary Flashcards10分鐘
Speaking Assignment Instructions10分鐘
Written Assignment Instructions10分鐘
'You Are Your Brand': Using Social Media to Find a Job10分鐘
Quiz6 個練習
Check Your Understanding: "Networking During the Job Search"10分鐘
Game 1: Choose the Conversation with Appropriate Topics10分鐘
Check Your Understanding: "Networking doesn't happen overnight"10分鐘
Game 3: Sample Networking Elevator Speeches8分鐘
Check Your Understanding: “'You Are Your Brand:' Using Social Media to Find a Job”10分鐘
Game: Networking Vocabulary Matching12分鐘
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創建者 KWJul 22nd 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the course. The videos, readings, quizzes and games were very informative, clear and helpful. I hope that other users enjoyed the course as much as I did. Thank you very much!

創建者 SMMar 14th 2017

I think this is well organized course for the profession job application, but the course name is quite mis-leading. The name could be Job Application Process and Carrier Development.

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關於 University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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