Vitamin English: 50 Essential English Idioms
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Vitamin English: 50 Essential English Idioms

The Fast Way to Sound more Like a Native English Speaker
4.7 (36 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,931 students enrolled
Created by Joe Grandy
Last updated 9/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 31 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course, students will be able to understand and use business English idioms in conversation.
  • At the end of the course, students' conversational English will more closely resemble a native English speakers' speech patterns.
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Requirements
  • Before starting this course, students need to speak, understand and read English at a an intermediate level or higher.
Description

Do you want to sound more like a native English speakers quickly?

One of the biggest differences between native and non-native speakers is the use of idioms in conversation. Did you know that on average native English speakers use three idioms per one minute of speech? Idioms are a great way to communicate sometimes complex ideas in a concise and easily understood manner.

Through this course, you will learn fifty essential English idioms that will help you improve your spoken fluency and sound more like a native speaker. You will be given definitions, examples and pictorial representations of each idiom. By completing the many practice exercises, quizzes and conversations, you will master and retain these idioms. Soon you will be hearing and using these idioms all the time. Your friends and acquaintances will be amazed at your improved English.


Who is the target audience?
  • This course was designed for students learning English as a foreign language.
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
03:02:45
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Start Here
1 Lecture 06:43

This PDF file contains definitions, examples and picture representations of all 50 idioms to be covered.

Preview 06:43
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The Company Dress Code
3 Lectures 19:58
The Company Dress Code: Part I
09:40

The Company Dress Code: Part II
05:42

The Company Dress Code: Part III
04:36
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An Angry Boss
3 Lectures 17:36
An Angry Boss: Part I
07:32

An Angry Boss: Part II
05:51

An Angry Boss: Part III
04:13
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How Was Work, Honey?
3 Lectures 15:17
How Was Work, Honey? Part I
06:37

How Was Work, Honey? Part II
04:56

How Was Work, Honey? Part III
03:44
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Quitting Work to Have some Fun
3 Lectures 17:53

Quitting Work to Have some Fun Part II
05:25

Quitting Work to Have some Fun Part III
05:04
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A Room with a Terrible View
3 Lectures 19:24
A Room with a Terrible View Part I
07:14

A Room with a Terrible View Part II
06:54

A Room with a Terrible View Part III
05:16
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Frozen Pizza at a Gourmet Restaurant
3 Lectures 18:57
Frozen Pizza at a Gourmet Restaurant Part I
08:08

Frozen Pizza at a Gourmet Restaurant Part II
06:20

Frozen Pizza at a Gourmet Restaurant Part III
04:29
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New Careers
3 Lectures 17:48
New Careers Part I
07:37

New Careers Part II
05:50

New Careers Part III
04:21
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Life Changes at the Breakfast Buffet
3 Lectures 15:57
Life Changes at the Breakfast Buffet Part I
06:27

Life Changes at the Breakfast Buffet Part II
04:57

Life Changes at the Breakfast Buffet Part III
04:33
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Kami’s Big Secret
3 Lectures 16:49
Kami’s Big Secret Part I
06:57

Kami’s Big Secret Part II
05:41

Kami's Big Secret Part III
04:11
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About the Instructor
Joe Grandy
4.6 Average rating
72 Reviews
5,117 Students
3 Courses
English Teacher, Educational Technologist, M.E.T., B.S.

I have been in the teaching profession for the last fifteen years. I have taught I wide range of ages, levels and subjects. I began my career tutoring university level students with their writing. After that, I continued my career at an elementary school teaching students with special needs. I have also taught high school, middle school and elementary for nine years in South Korea. For the past year, I have been teaching online. I have a Bachelor's Degree in special education and a Master's Degree in educational technology.