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Academic Thinking


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Full course description




8 Weeks





What you'll learn:

  • To identify main ideas and details in both lectures and written articles;
  • To make hypotheses and predictions about academic content;
  • To observe and make inferences about spoken and written materials.

Who is this course designed for:

This course is for international learners who want to succeed in an American college or business setting. It is also helpful for those who want to understand American academic publications or business documents.

What you'll do:

Practice new note-taking techniques while watching engaging lectures, take quizzes to check your comprehension of reading materials, watch videos that are clear and easy to understand, and share ideas with colleagues.

What you'll receive:

Participants who complete the course with a grade of 80% or higher will receive an ASU digital certificate.

Which English as a Second Language course should you take:

Take our free placement test to find out which course is best for you. You will need 30 minutes to take the test.

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