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Academic Persuasion is a Course

Academic Persuasion


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Full course description




90 hours






What you'll learn:

Advanced language skills:

  • Connecting contrasting ideas
  • Identifying bias
  • Making inferences
  • Hedging in academic language
  • Synthesizing information from sources

What you'll do:

  • Create an emotional appeal to persuade others to agree with your ideas.
  • Evaluate sources for credibility.
  • Paraphrase, summarize and synthesize academic sources.
  • Provide evidence to support your ideas and claims.
  • Make logical inferences and check for good use of logic in other's work.
  • Listen to lectures and interviews about interesting academic topics.
  • Practice pronunciation of tricky English sounds through helpful videos.

Who this course is designed for:

This course is for advanced learners of the English language (C1 on the CEFR scale).

What you'll receive:

Learners will receive an ASU certificate for successful completion of the course.