Conversational English Skills

Do you want to use English to communicate with friends from all over the world? Let's take you on a different English learning trip!

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Conversational English Skills课程简介:前往报名学习

Conversational English Skills课程简介:

Do you want to use English to communicate with friends from all over the world? Let's take you on a different English learning trip!

前往报名学习

Conversational English Skills课程目录:

Unit 1 You Say, I Say

--1. Introduction

--2. Text: Greeting in Different Cultures

--3. Useful Words and Expressions

--4. Greeting

--5.First Impression

--6. Personal Information

--7. Cultural Focus: Meeting Someone New

--8. Office hour

--9. Summary

--10. Exercise

--11. Discussion

Unit 2 The People in Your Life

--1. Introduction

--2. Text: My Mother is My Best Friend

--3. Useful Words and Expressions

--4. Families, Friends and Idols

--5. Describe People’s Appearance and Character

--6.How to Communicate with Other People

--7. Friend Relationships

--8. Cultural Focus: Family and Friend Relationships

--9.Office hour

--10.Summary

--11.Exercise

--12 Discussion

Unit 3 Eating in and Eating out

--1. Introduction

--2.Text:Food in Different Cultures

--3.Useful Words and Expressions

--4.Food in Different Cultures

--5.Chinese Meals

--6.Cultural Focus: Different Customs Related to Food in Different Countries

--7.Eating out

--8. Office Hour

--9.Summary

--10.Exercise

--11. Discussion

Unit 4 Why Do You Want to Learn English

--1. Introduction

--2. Text: Why Do You Learn English?

--3. Useful Words and Expressions

--4.Reasons for Learning English

--5. How to Learn English

--6. Cultural Focus: the United Kingdom

--7. British and American English

-- 8. Office Hour

--9.Summary

--10. Exercise

--11. Discussion

Unit 5 Good Times and Bad Times

--1. Introduction

--2. Text: Good Times, Hard Times, but Never Bad Times

--3. Useful Words and Expressions

--4. Good and Bad Experiences

--5. Free-time Activities

--6. Cultural Focus: Popular Travel Spots in North America

--7. Festival

--8. Office Hour

--9. Talk Show (Glenn and David)

--10. Summary

--11. Exercise

--12. Discussion

Unit 6 Hobbies

--1. Introduction

--2. Text: Hobbies of My Family Members

--3. Useful Words and Expressions

--4. What Are Your hobbies

--5. What Do You Get from Hobbies

--6. How to Cultivate Your Hobbies

--7. Cultural Focus: People’s Preferences for Hobbies in Different Countries

--8. Hobbies in Different Countries

--9. Office Hour

--10. Summary

--11. Exercise

--12. Discussion

Unit 7 Feeling

--1. Introduction

--2. Text: Sharing Your Feelings

--3. Useful Words and Expressions

--4. Explore and Discuss Feelings and Emotions

--5. Letting off Steam

--6. Emotion Management

--7. Cultural Focus: Students’ Stress

-- 8. Office Hour

-- 9. Talk Show (Glenn and Conor)

--10. Summary

--11. Exercise

--12. Discussion

Unit 8 Staying Healthy

--1. Introduction

--2. Text: Keep Healthy

--3. Useful Words and Expressions

--4. Talking about One's Health

--5. A Healthy Lifestyle

--6. How to Stay Healthy

--7. Cultural Focus: Ways of Keeping Healthy

--8. Office Hour

--9. Summary

--10. Exercise

--11. Discussion

Final Exam

Conversational English Skills授课教师:

杨芳-副教授-清华大学-语言教学中心

杨芳,清华大学语言教学中心副教授,学术研究领域涉及应用语言学及网络教学。 剑桥大学和贝勒大学访问学者。生活英语系列慕课负责人。 目前,生活英语系列MOOC已经上线学习强国、edX, Coursera, 学堂在线、军职在线等平台,国内外选课人数已突破140万人。 《生活英语听说》和《生活英语读写》均为“国家精品在线开放课程”。《生活英语进阶》为清华大学优秀慕课。

张文霞-教授-清华大学-外国语言文学系

张文霞,清华大学外国语言文学系教授、博士生导师。自1987年工作至今,一直承担量大面广的公外本、硕、博的英语课程和英语专业硕、博研究生的课程教学。其主要研究方向为应用语言学和语言测试学,在国内外学术期刊上发表论文40余篇,出版专著2部,主编教材4部。其中包括专著《中国学生英语应试作文篇章特点及中外阅卷人员的评判研究》、教材《新时代交互英语-读写译》与《写作实践》以及论文“World Englishes: issues in and from writing assessment”等。目前,张教授担任清华大学人文学院党委副书记、外文系党总支书记、教育部高等学校大学外语教学指导委员会副主任委员、北京市大学英语研究会理事长、Assessing Writing Journal 和“中国应用语言学”等期刊编委,以及多所高校的客座教授。她讲授的《生活英语听说》慕课已在学堂在线和edX两个教学平台有近50万学生注册学习。

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