How To Use Expressions That Native English Use Daily
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How To Use Expressions That Native English Use Daily

Speaking English - Become fluent using idioms that native English speakers use in their daily lives.
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Created by Kevin Farrugia
Last updated 9/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course, you will be better able to speak more fluently when reviewing a movie in English
  • By the end of the course, you will be better able to discuss and give your opinion when talking about your experience at a restaurant
  • By the end of the course, you will be better able to speak about globalization and the way people communicate together today
  • By the end of the course, you will be better able to express yourself better when giving advice to friends and family
  • By the end of the course, you will be better able to speak clearly and concisely when it comes to news and media
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Requirements
  • A intermediate or higher level of English is needed before starting this course
Description

OVER 200+ SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THIS COURSE!

LATEST: Course Last Updated 10th June 2016

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Learn the English expressions needed to hold a conversation and talk with anyone about the following subjects - doesn't matter what their English level is!

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About this course:

  • Over 200+ very happy students
  • No workbooks, CD's or anything else is required
  • Tons of satisfied students
  • Full, free lifetime access
  • All future extra lectures and upgrades are always included for free
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This course teaches advanced English idioms and expressions on a variety of different topics to advanced learned of English. It covers 5 different topics which are :

  • Movies
  • Restaurants
  • Globalization
  • Giving Advice
  • News and Media

There is also a bonus section which is compromised of a number of expressions and vocabulary which are found in everyday spoken English. This section contains some golden nuggets which definitely shouldn't be missed.

The course is presented in easy to understand terminology and allows students to take their knowledge of English idioms and expressions to a higher degree of fluency and accuracy.

The course is presented in a number of videos to cover each of the sections mentioned above. Apart from the videos, there is also a quiz in each section to ensure comprehension of the idioms and expressions that are covered. The students are also provided with a task that they are encouraged to do at the end of each section. This task can be done by modelling what the instructor has shown in the appropriate video in the section.

To watch the course videos, you will need roughly around two hours excluding quizzes. However, students are encouraged to take an active role throughout the course, by taking down notes and participating in the tasks given amongst other activities.

If you believe that you are ready to take your English speaking fluency to the next level, then this is the course for you. The idioms and expressions covered in this course will ensure that you are able to communicate better, more fluently and with a higher degree of success with others in your daily life.

Who is the target audience?
  • Intermediate and higher students of English
  • People who want to increase their range of English idioms and expressions
  • People who want to be able to communicate better in a variety of situations
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 27 Lectures Collapse All 27 Lectures 02:03:01
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:17

Welcome to the course!

Preview 01:17
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Movie Reviews
3 Lectures 21:46

Introduction to the topic of Movie Reviews and why the idioms and expressions covered in this section are important to know in general life.

Preview 01:21

The idioms that will be covered in this section relating to Movie Reviews are introduced, explained and definitions are given.

Preview 13:18

In this lecture, the students are given real life examples of how the idioms and expressions in this section are to be used. The students are also given a task in order to ensure comprehension, which they are encouraged to complete.

Personalization and Task
07:07
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Restaurants
3 Lectures 17:44

In this section, we are talking to be reviewing idioms and expressions relating to restaurant. Restaurants is another popular topic which people discuss everyday and knowing about, understanding and being able to use idioms and expressions when talking about the restaurant experience is important.

Introduction
00:40

In this video, students are introduced to the idioms and expressions that will be covered in this section. The students see the idioms and expressions being used in a context and they are also given the meaning of each and every expressions and idiom used.

Restaurants: Idioms and Expressions
11:47

The teacher goes over personalised example of the idioms and expressions in question by using the idioms and expressions and adding his own twist to them. The students are then invited to complete the sentences themselves to ensure comprehension and understanding of the idioms and expressions.

Personalization and Task
05:17
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Globalization
4 Lectures 15:18

The teacher talks about what globalisation is and why it is important to people to be aware of it and how it effects their lives on a daily basis.

Introduction
01:19

The idioms and expressions for this section are introduced together with a text which incorporates all of the idioms and expressions. The students are also given definitions for each one of the idioms and expressions found in this section.

Globalization Idioms and Expressions
08:40

This lecture explains to students about the task that they are given in order to understand the idioms and expressions in this section. This lecture also has supplementary material which is needed in order to complete the task. The answers to the task are also found as supplementary material.

Task: Unscramble The Sentences With Expressions
01:19

To conclude this section, the students are shown how to use the idioms and expressions in a personalised manner. The instructor goes over the idioms and expressions, personalising them to himself and then inviting students to do the same.

Personalization and Task
04:00
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Giving Advice
3 Lectures 13:01

Introduction to section 4: Giving Advice. Giving advice is something which we all do in our daily life and this is the main reason why this section is an important one in this course.

Introduction
00:47

The idioms and expressions of this section are introduced in this lecture, together with an article using these idioms and expressions and their specific meanings.

Giving Advice Idioms and Expressions
09:30

The idioms and expressions are used in sentences by the teacher who also gives out the task for students to do.

Personalization and Task
02:44
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News and Media
3 Lectures 12:42

Everywhere we look news and media play an important role in our lives. This section covers idioms and expressions related to these.

Introduction
01:13

The idioms and expressions of this section are introduced in this lecture, together with an article using these idioms and expressions and their specific meanings.

News and Media Idioms and Expressions
08:04

The idioms and expressions of this section are used in sentences by the instructor. The instructor also gives out the task for this section

Personalization and Task
03:25
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Bonus Section
5 Lectures 20:16

This is a PDF document containing all of the idioms and expressions covered in this course together with their specific definition. A great document for quick reference and for revising the contents of this course.

All Idioms and Expressions With Meanings
3 pages

First out of four videos covering extra expressions and vocabulary.

Extra Vocabulary Words Part 1
05:21

Second out of four videos covering extra expressions and vocabulary.

Extra Vocabulary Words Part 2
05:01

Third out of four videos covering extra expressions and vocabulary.

Extra Vocabulary Words Part 3
06:49

Fourth out of four videos covering extra expressions and vocabulary.

Extra Vocabulary Words Part 4
03:05
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Bonus Section 2: Common Idioms and Expressions
4 Lectures 16:57
Common Idioms and Expressions #1
04:19

Phrasal Verbs Part 1
03:40

Phrasal Verbs Part 2
02:11

5 Speaking Rules You Need To Know
06:47
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 01:00
Congratulations - you've done it!
01:00
About the Instructor
Kevin Farrugia
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EFL English Teacher

Kevin Farrugia has been an EFL English Teacher for the last 5 years. He takes great pride in providing students with the latest and best teaching method to ensure that their English level increases drastically during their English courses.

During this time, he has taught a number of different levels of English students and he considers this to be an asset since this enable him to cater for the different learning needs of the students at different levels.

When he's not teaching, Kevin enjoys taking part in a number of different sports such as playing football and cycling. He believes that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind and it is this union that helps one to function at his or her peak.