Learn Real Life English: TRAVEL

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 TRAVEL. 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!
01:21

Welcome to the course!

In this course, you will learn to talk about how you feel when you go travelling and the different types of holidays you can go on. How do you feel when you travel by train? What kind of a traveller are you and have you ever experienced culture shock? Do you like sticking with big groups of tourists or do you like to get away from the crowd? Have you ever been hitchhiking before or been on a road trip? What do you do if you get lost? And what is your worst travel experience?

Section 2: the travel bug
07:43

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

  • how you feel about travelling
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 rules of phrasal verbs
Section 3: package holidays
05:53

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

  • going on an organised trip
3 questions

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

02:22

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

  • all the different uses for would
Section 4: taking off
06:21

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

  • the experience of air travel
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...

  • different types of phrasal verbs
Section 5: travelling light
04:32

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

  • how much you take with you when you go away
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...

  • using quantifiers to describe different amounts
Section 6: culture shock
06:44

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

  • how you feel when you're a long way from home
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...

  • using phrasal verbs
Section 7: off the beaten track
08:49

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

  • getting away from crowded and touristy places
3 questions

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

01:46

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

  • different types of adjectives
Section 8: hitchhiking
05:44

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

  • catching a lift and other alternative forms of travelling
3 questions

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

01:04

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

  • using the past perfect and the past simple tenses
Section 9: road trips
05:14

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

  • travelling by car or by motorbike on the open road!
3 questions

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

01:15

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

  • reported speech
Section 10: getting your bearings
05:23

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

  • finding your way in a new city
3 questions

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

01:30

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

  • zero and first conditionals
Section 11: the hangover
09:41

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

  • your worst ever travel experience!
3 questions

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

01:12

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

  • the third conditional to talk about hypothetical (unreal) situations in the past
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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