A Guide To Learning English as a Foreign Language

Learn English One Conversation at a Time

This course teaches English listening comprehension skills, essential grammar and vocabulary, and pronunciation of English sounds and words. After listening to an authentic English conversation, students will complete lessons and activities to practice their English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. This course is geared towards intermediate and upper intermediate English language learners who are able to understand and hold simple conversations in English. Ambitious lower level learners are welcome to take the course, too.

What you’ll learn

  • How to understand the main idea and details of a real English conversation.
  • English slang and informal phrases.
  • 55 essential English vocabulary words.
  • How to use apostrophes.
  • English homophones such as “they’re”, “their”, and “there”.
  • How to use the past tense with regular verbs.
  • The past tense of 52 irregular verbs.
  • The meaning of the verb “to get”.
  • How to pronounce difficult letter combinations such as “th”, “gh”, “sh”, and “ch”.
  • Details about American wedding traditions.
  • Details about American restaurant culture.
  • Details about daily life in the United States.
  • Details about being an entrepreneur in the United States.
  • Details about American etiquette.
  • Reading, speaking, listening, and writing practice.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 3min.
  • American Restaurant Culture –> 16 lectures • 35min.
  • American Wedding Traditions –> 11 lectures • 39min.
  • Etiquette in the United States –> 15 lectures • 48min.
  • The Average American Day –> 11 lectures • 27min.
  • Becoming an Entrepreneur –> 13 lectures • 35min.
  • A Recap of What You’ve Learned –> 1 lecture • 1min.

A Guide To Learning English as a Foreign Language

Requirements

This course teaches English listening comprehension skills, essential grammar and vocabulary, and pronunciation of English sounds and words. After listening to an authentic English conversation, students will complete lessons and activities to practice their English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. This course is geared towards intermediate and upper intermediate English language learners who are able to understand and hold simple conversations in English. Ambitious lower level learners are welcome to take the course, too.

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