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English for Media Literacy

Free online course for the English language and media literacy skills needed to analyze what you read and watch.

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania
This free English for Media Literacy online course is designed for non-native English speakers interested in learning more about U.S. media literacy. You will learn about the different types of mass media, such as newspapers, magazines, television, and social media, and the role they play in our lives. This will greatly enhance your vocabulary and language skills needed to analyze what you read and watch in today's modern media.
English for Media Literacy
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    4,395
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course English for Media Literacy is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about U.S. media literacy. In this online course, you will explore different types of mass media, such as newspapers, magazines, television, and social media and you will get the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of the role media plays in our lives, while building your vocabulary and giving you the language skills needed to analyze what you read and watch.

This free online course begins with an introduction to media literacy and shows you how you can evaluate your own media literacy level. You will then learn how to identify facts versus opinions in the media. Next, you will learn about the differences between social media and traditional media, as well as how gender and identity are covered in the media. In the final part of the course, you will demonstrate your increased media literacy through a final project on social media.

This course is ideal for non-native English speakers who want to improve their English language skills for reading and watching different types of mass media. Enroll in this language course today and develop a broader understanding of mass media in the U.S.

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