Learn Real Life English: LIFE

Learn slang, idioms and phrasal verbs, as well as other key vocabulary and grammar to help you speak like a native!
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Instructed by Dan Willoughby Language / English
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

  • Is it sometimes hard to understand what English speakers say to you?
  • Are you frustrated that your English isn't getting any better?
  • Do you wish you could speak English more fluently and naturally?

Then this course is for you!

All the lessons are based on real recordings discussing the broad topic of LIFE. Together we will analyse the language used in each lesson to understand how English speakers really use the language in order to help you to learn.

All the new language is in context as this is the best way for you to understand the meaning and to remember it all later.

All the lessons are animated, which makes them fun, entertaining but also memorable to help you learn all the new language.

The most important vocabulary is carefully explained with examples to help you understand the meaning.

There are three comprehension questions at the end of every lesson to check your general understanding of the lesson.

There is an animated explanation of the featured grammar point of each lesson, which makes it easier to understand how we really use grammar in context.

Finally, every lesson has a downloadable pdf of the transcript and an interactive practice quiz so you can learn the new language in more depth.

In total, you will find almost two hours of video content to help you learn real life English.

If you have any questions or any problems, feel free to get in touch with me and I'll be happy to help! And don't forget to practise all the new language with other students all around the world here on Udemy.

Good luck and enjoy the course!

All the best, 

Dan.

What are the requirements?

  • You need a basic understanding of the English language
  • You need to be keen to learn
  • You need to be ready to enjoy learning English!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use slang, idioms and phrasal verbs just like a native!
  • Speak and write English much more naturally
  • Read and listen to English with much more confidence
  • Notice a lot of new language in context
  • Remember many useful everyday English expressions
  • Understand difficult grammar points in context
  • Become a much better listener in English
  • Improve your English pronunciation
  • Make new friends and practise the new language
  • Enjoy learning English a lot more!

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for intermediate students and upwards who already speak some English but who want to understand English better and speak more like a native

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Let's get started!
01:08

Welcome to the course!

In this course, you will learn to talk about everything that happens in your life, from the big events to the everyday routines. Talk about your feelings, tell people the exciting things you've done and everything you're going to do. Talk about the world around you and finally express the things in life you just can't change.

Section 2: life-changing events
06:48

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • what you would do if you won the lottery
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:11

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • the second conditional to talk about hypothetical (unreal) situations in the present or future
Section 3: old habits
09:23

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • the things you used to do when you were younger
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:16

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • talk about past habits with used to
Section 4: waking up
07:29

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • your daily routine
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:06

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • using phrasal verbs
Section 5: changeable
07:16

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • the different seasons in your country
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:28

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • active and passive adjectives to talk about how you feel
Section 6: our world
08:03

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • how you feel about environmental issues
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:20

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • passive voice
Section 7: driving me mad
06:23

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • what makes you really angry in life
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:08

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • using -ing forms
Section 8: the story so far
05:44

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • your experiences and achievements in your life so far
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:08

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • the present perfect to talk about experiences
Section 9: planning my future
06:08

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • future plans, intentions and arrangements
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

00:58

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • the future (plans, intentions and arrangements)
Section 10: making your mind up
08:10

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • the hardest decisions we have to make in life
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:33

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • the rules of phrasal verbs
Section 11: if only
06:28

In this lesson, we'll learn lots of slang, idioms and phrasal verbs in context to help you talk about...

  • big wishes and regrets in life
3 questions

Now try to answer these comprehension questions to see how much you understand

01:40

In this lesson, we'll focus on the following grammar point...

  • I wish and if only
Section 12: Well done!
01:01

Well done for completing the course!

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Instructor Biography

Dan Willoughby, Learn Real Life English

Dan has been teaching English to students all over the world (including Brazil, Mexico, Spain, China and the UK) since 1994 and loves using technology to improve language learning. He started the website anglopod as a way to teach the language we really speak to anyone around the world.

Dan has an MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT from King's College London, a BA (Hons) in Communication from Bournemouth University and a DELTA (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults) from International House Barcelona.

Dan loves learning languages too. He speaks Portuguese, Spanish and is currently working on French. In the future he would love to learn many more!

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