The U.S. Embassy in Manama invites the public to participate in STEM Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera


The U.S. Embassy in Manama is happy to announce the first facilitated MOOC launch of English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera.  This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in improving their English skills in the sciences.  In this course, learners will explore some of the most innovative areas of scientific study, while expanding their vocabulary and the language skills needed to share scientific information within their communities.  Participants must sign up by June 10th to be able to complete the course on time.  After the start date of the first facilitated course, the MOOC is open for enrollment. Check out the course:

English for STEM Fields

  • Improve your English for reading and writing multi-disciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics texts.
  • Explore several interconnected STEM fields so that you can better communicate with professionals around the world.

First facilitated course: June 4, 2017
Session Start: Jun 5, 2017
Enrollment End: Jun 10, 2017
Session End: July 3, 2017

Second facilitated course: October 15, 2017

Registration for the facilitated MOOC begins May 14th and the class begins June 5th. All prospective learners can enroll in the course here.

Should you have trouble registering please email Ae_moocs@state.gov

For more information about American English click on: https://americanenglish.state.gov/