Academic English & Mass Media

An online course for intermediate English learners. Course duration: 12 weeks.


The course combines the development of English language and media skills. Understanding public debate and identifying false information in any area of life requires media skills. These skills enable better use of communication technologies and management of information in daily life. Media skills have become essential for active participation in society and employment. Your position on various issues has a significant impact on the decisions you make on a daily basis.

This course allows intermediate-level English learners to improve their critical reading and verbal communication skills while also expanding their academic vocabulary in English. You will learn how to identify arguments, weigh their benefits and drawbacks, analyze information, and determine your position in relation to various real-life events. After completing the course, your overall English proficiency is expected to improve noticeably.

Is this course right for you?

Learning how to deal with information is essential for recognizing the impact it has on your behavior in a world where real-time communication and information are prevalent. If you have developed critical reading skills, you can use the information to better understand your reality. This course will help you to significantly improve your information processing skills and English fluency.