Free online course “English for Journalists”

Are you interested in improving your English while practicing the essentials of journalism with a U.S. professor? Improve your English grammar, vocabulary and writing skills through exciting topics in journalism and world news.

Press Club Belarus and the U.S. Embassy Minsk are pleased to announce a free online course “English for Journalists”. Sponsored by the Department of State and developed in partnership with the Voice of America and the University of California, Berkeley, this 8-week course will help you improve your language skills and learn about key topics that are essential to journalists working around the world. Self-paced individual work will be supplemented by weekly online sessions with a local English language instructor and a guest lecturer Dr. Maggie Sokolik, Director of the College Writing Programs at University of California, Berkeley.

English for Journalists is available through edX, a platform that joins leading universities worldwide. Facilitated online sessions will be available via Zoom.

The deadline for applications is January 10, 2021. The course starts on January 18, 2021. Please see more details here: PDF file.