English Speaking Upgrade: Speak English Now for Beginners
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English Speaking Upgrade: Speak English Now for Beginners

Learn English for Beginners: English Speaking, English Grammar, English Pronunciation, English Listening
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Created by Jejette Nocum
Last updated 3/2020
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This course includes
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 69 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Improve your English speaking;
  • Introduce yourself, a friend or a family member;
  • Identify and write numbers and letters of the Alphabet;
  • Ask for and tell addresses and phone numbers;
  • Fill out forms with the appropriate personal information;
  • Tell the date, days, months and time in English;
  • Gain more confidence in watching English movies without subtitles;
  • Make a reservation at a hotel;
  • Confidently order a meal at a restaurant;
  • Give and follow directions;
  • Ask for the prices of items at a department store
Requirements
  • Basic Reading Skills
Description

Do you have plans to travel abroad and you're nervous about speaking English to people?

Do you attend months of studying grammar but still struggle to complete a sentence?

Do you get frustrated in speaking English with correct sentences?


Worry no more!

Teacher Jet is here to guide you!


Welcome to the Complete English Course - Survival English- English Grammar

Beginner Level course!


This course is created for you who would travel to a country where English is the primary or secondary language and you would  easily learn  Survival English.


Survival English is about the essential English someone needs to know in order to survive - stay or work in an English-speaking country.

In this English course, you will be guided with these skills - Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.


After you finish this course, you will be able to:

1. Improve your English speaking;

2. Give personal information about yourself;

3. Introduce yourself, a friend or a family member;

4 Identify and write numbers and letters of the Alphabet;

5. Ask for and tell addresses and phone numbers;

6. Fill out forms with the appropriate personal information;

7. Tell the date, days, months and time in English;

8. Ask for and tell time;

9. Ask for and give prices of items;

10. Gain more confidence in watching English movies without subtitles;

11. Make a reservation at a hotel;

12. Confidently order a meal at a restaurant;

13. Give and follow directions;

14. Ask help at a department store


Format of this Course:

This course consists of 8 Sections. Each Section introduces you to different themes, day to day scenarios and includes the following:

Dialogue - This is a useful learning method to prepare you for real life needs of English communication.

Grammar - Learn simple grammar concepts. The concepts have some application with the theme of each section and flows with the rest of the lesson.

"Magic Word or Phrases" - fun lectures wherein you get to learn short phrases to deal with different scenarios.

Short Exercise - After every lecture, you will be given one or two questions to arouse your enthusiasm in studying. (They are super easy!)

Quiz - To check your understanding of the lesson, you will be given a quiz/quizzes after every section and you will get results after every item. (Relax!- Most questions are in multiple choice.)

Short Videos and Movie Clips - For you to feel more comfortable watching English movies without subtitles, here are short exercises to improve your listening and speaking skills.


I'm so excited to have you here!

Have fun!!


Teacher Jet



Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed for a students who are going to a trip to an English-speaking country for one of the following reasons:
  • - going on holiday
  • - attending a certain event (such as a wedding, anniversary, birthday, etc.)
  • - studying for a few weeks as language exchange students
  • - training at international offices
  • - taking part in a conference
  • - and others
  • Those who would like to learn Beginner English Grammar/ Basic English Grammar
Course content
Expand all 72 lectures 06:12:11
+ Greetings and Introduction
13 lectures 59:40

We start this Section with a conversation by Jin-woo, a   professor from South Korea, and Natalia, a dentist from Russia. After the  dialogue, you will learn Useful Phrases that are used in the conversation, and the Different Ways to Greet People.

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Preview 06:03
Please Read Before You Continue
00:23

When meeting   someone new, you might be asked the  "Where are you from?" question. Prepare to answer people by watching this  video.    

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I am from/ I'm from
03:13

In this English  Vocabulary lecture, you will learn about some Jobs and Work through Clip  Art  images. You will surely remember these vocabulary   words because they are mentioned in other sections.        

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Jobs and Work Vocabulary
03:46

What's the  magic phrase  to ask where  someone grew up?  Watch this video to know the answer.        Learn English:  Survival English,  English Course for Beginners     

The Magic Phrase To Ask Where Someone Grew Up
02:57

Learn the simple  phrase to ask a new friend what his/ her job is  by watching this video.      

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The Magic Phrase To Ask What Someone's Job Is
06:39

Learn English  Grammar through this short dialogue  between a monkey and a man.

Today,  you will learn about Nouns in a fun way.

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Nouns (Grammar)
02:35

In this English  grammar lecture, you will learn about Pronouns, Subject Pronouns and  Object Pronouns. 

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Subject Pronouns. Object Pronouns (Grammar)
06:04

We   use Contractions  in everyday   speech and informal writing. Learn more about Contractions in this lecture.   

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Preview 04:06

Learn  how to use   "Is he?""Is she?"    and "Are they? "  in sentences.  

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Is he? Is she? Are they?
06:34

The   Verb  To Be is the most important verb   in the English language. In this lecture, we will present the  Simple Present  of the Verb To Be

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Verb To Be Simple Present Tense (Grammar)
07:54

The Past   Tense of To Be in   English has two forms: WAS and WERE. You will learn the simple past of the   Verb To Be in this video lecture.

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Verb To Be. Past Tense ( Grammar)
03:42

Learn English   through these  two short movie   clips.  Relax and enjoy studying! 

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Preview 05:44

Section 1A. Choose the best response.

Section 1 A Quiz
10 questions
+ Section 2
9 lectures 44:22

Let's start  Section Two with an exercise.  To test your ability to hear and write the  words correctly, I made this Dictation Exercise for you. I will say the words   aloud  and you will  write them down.          Learn English:  Survival English,  English Course, English  Grammar    for Beginners     

Dictation Exercise
05:11

A Form is usually a  paper that has spaces  for you to write   your  personal information. The second  lecture of this Section is about the vocabulary  words that you can find on a  form.        

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Forms Vocabulary
14:34

In Lecture 15, you  will learn how to use Possessive  Pronouns  and Possessive   Adjectives.   

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Possessive Adjectives.Possessive Pronouns (Grammar)
04:53

This English   lecture focuses  on basic Family Vocabulary. Studying  about the Family Tree is really fun and  easy

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The Family Tree
04:15

Let's refresh your  memory by studying the English  Alphabet.         Learn English:  Survival English,  English Course, English  Grammar   for Beginners     

The Alphabet
03:44

Let's learn  how to   count. Cardinal   Numbers  are   used to  show how many of something  there are. Learn the Cardinal Numbers  in this  English lecture.        

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Let’s Count in English! Cardinal Numbers
03:17

We use   an  Ordinal Number to  show the order of  something, or the place of that thing in a list. Let's learn about Ordinal Numbers in this   19th lecture.      

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Ordinal Numbers
02:40

Practice  completing a form with the correct information in this writing and vocabulary  activity.

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Let's fill out a form
02:24

We conclude this   Section with another movie clip. Have fun!  

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Movie Clip Without Subtitles
03:24

Choose the best answer.

Section 2 Quiz
10 questions
+ At The Office
10 lectures 01:03:48

You will learn  the  WH-Questions  and some Useful Phrases by studying this  dialogue. Remember to  read the sentences aloud!

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Dialogue- Hana Goes to Her Brother Ruki's office
08:12

In this lecture, you will learn the vocabulary for items you  could find in an office. You   might have used some of these things in your home or school. Can you remember these words?       

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Office Things Vocabulary
07:30

In this next  English lesson, we are going to show you  how to use the words  this, that, these and those.        

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Demonstrative Pronouns- This |That| These | Those (Grammar)
06:38

In English, there are three articles: a, an and the.  In  this video lecture, let's focus on studying  the Indefinite Articles: A and AN.

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Indefinite Articles A and AN
08:19

Do you happen to know? The most frequent word in English is the definite article THE. In this   video lecture, you will learn when do we use the article THE.    

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Definite Article The
05:58

Your pen is  missing. Do you know the magic word to ask your friends if you are going to  look for it?

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The Magic Word to Use if You’re Looking For Something
04:23

This lesson is  connected to the previous lecture. Have fun studying Prepositions!

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Prepositions
03:35

We use Question Words  to ask some   types of questions. Learn about them in this lecture.    

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Question Words
14:00

We're going to end  this Section with a YouTube Video. A video blogger shows us a tour of  her office. Let's practice listening through this video. Enjoy!    

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Video Clip Without Subtitles
03:32
Lecture 30B. Listening Exercise
01:41

Choose The Best Response

Section 3A. Quiz
10 questions
+ Telling Time
9 lectures 43:09

In this easy Dialogue, you will learn some Useful Phrases About  Time.       Practice Reading the sentences with   me.    

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Dialogue - What time is it?
03:47

Learning how to   tell time in English is not really difficult. Let me teach you how in this  lecture. 

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How to tell time
07:47

Verbs  come in three tenses: past, present, and future.  In this lecture, you will learn about   the  Simple Present Tense, Simple Past   Tense and Simple Future Tense alongside with telling time.    

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Simple Verb Tense - (Grammar)
12:05

In this lecture, you will learn an   interesting phrase that you could use to begin a conversation between you and   another person - The Magic Phrase To Ask How Much Time Is   Needed to Go To One Place  

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The Magic Phrase To Ask How Much Time Is Needed to Go To One Place
03:51

"What day is it  today?" and  "What’s the date   today?" are two useful questions to study in the English language. Remember these two questions and some  useful phrases  through a conversation   by a grandfather and his granddaughter. 

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Dialogue- What day is it today? What’s the date today?
03:39

You will learn the  12 months of the year in English-speaking countries and other parts of the   world in this lecture.      

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Months of the Year
02:04

You will surely   memorize this question: "What day is it today?" and how to answer   it.   Let's study the 7 days of the week in  this video lecture.    

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Days of the Week
02:28

In this   Grammar lecture, you will learn how to use the correct prepositions   when it comes to time, days and dates, seasons and so on.    

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Prepositions of Time
05:07

Let's test your   listening skills with this short movie clip. Enjoy!  

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A Movie Clip Without Subtitles
02:21

Telling Time

Section 4A Quiz
10 questions

Choose The Best Response

Section 4B Quiz
10 questions
+ Food And Restaurant
8 lectures 42:59

Here's a short  dialogue to help you learn common questions and answers used at a  restaurant. 

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Dialogue - Jin-woo and His Wife Shin-hye Eat At A Restaurant
07:58

Learn how to sound  polite and respectful in ordering food at a restaurant or in any situation  with this important English lesson:       "Would you like to..?", "I would like to..." ,  "Would you like..?", "I would like…"    

Would you like to.? I would like to? Would you like? I would like?
05:03

After studying this Magic Phrase, you would be more confident in ordering food at a restaurant.   

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The Magic Phrase for Ordering food At A Restaurant
02:23

It's sometimes  confusing that English has these different ways of asking for permission.  This lecture would guide you on the use of " Can I", "Could   I", and "May I"

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Can I…? Could I...? May I...?
02:47
The Conjunctions And Or But (Grammar)
05:46

To join parts of sentences, we use Conjunctions. Let’s explore the uses of these three little words - And, Or,and But.

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Food and Restaurant Vocabulary
05:55

Why are   adjectives important? We need   Adjectives to describe something.  This   lecture focuses on the question, "How do you like the food?"  To   answer this question, we use Adjectives. Learn more about Adjectives through  Food in this video lecture.

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Adjectives - How do you like the food?
04:29

Have you watched  White Chicks?  Let's improve your listening skills by   watching its short movie clip. You will first be presented with vocabulary words for you to recognize the words when you hear them. 

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A Movie Clip Without Subtitles
08:38

Choose the best response.

Section 5A. Quiz
10 questions
+ Section 6 At A Hotel
6 lectures 33:40

Ruki, the software  engineer, wants to stay at a hotel. Let's listen to this dialogue and learn  the  key words and phrases in   making  a hotel reservation over  the phone.      

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Dialogue- Ruki, the Software Engineer, Makes A Hotel Reservation
04:07

There's a simple  phrase that you can use for booking a room. Have fun studying the Magic   Phrase for Booking A Room!    

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The Magic Phrase For Booking A Room
04:04

Now that  Ruki has made a hotel reservation over the phone, he is now ready to check   in. Let's follow his story by watching this video lecture,  Dialogue-Ruki Checks In At  Awesome English Hotel.

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Dialogue- Ruki Checks In At Awesome English Hotel
07:20

In English grammar,  we use "there is" or "there are" to talk about things we   can see or  exist. Watch this lecture   video to study this simple grammar in detail.      

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Yes, there is. No, there isn’t. Yes, there are. No, there aren’t .
06:38

This video lecture   will help you learn the vocabulary concerning the hotel room, hotel features,  and the people working in a hotel.        

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Hotel Vocabulary
07:07

Before we end this  Section, let's watch a short video clip about checking in at a hotel.    

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Video Clip Without Subtitles
04:24

Hotel Vocabulary

Section 6 Quiz
10 questions
+ Around Town
7 lectures 34:05

Adam, the chef,   would like to go to the supermarket. It seems that he doesn't know the way.   Let's watch this video lecture and learn how somebody helped him.  

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Dialogue- Adam, the Chef, Asks for Direction
06:27

You will find this  lecture useful if you want to get to a particular place or if you are lost  while traveling.     

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The Magic Phrase for Asking Directions
02:22

Knowing how to  apologize is an important part of being polite. "Excuse Me" and   "I'm sorry" are two of the ways to apologize. Learn these two phrases in this   lecture. 

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Excuse Me I’m Sorry
06:03

Giving directions   is equally important as asking for directions. Let's explore  the  useful phrases for giving directions in this lecture.

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Useful Phrases for Giving Directions
03:00

During this   lecture,  we will study the English  names for places you are likely to find in a Town or  a City.  We hope the words in this video  will enlarge your travel vocabulary and   make you comfortable enough to ask and give directions.

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Around Town Vocabulary
06:49

Let's practice these English dialogues on giving   directions to different locations around town. 

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Dialogues on Giving Directions
05:54

Practice and   improve your listening skills through watching this short video clip about  asking and giving directions.      

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Video Clip Without Subtitles
03:30

Choose the best answer.

Section 7 Quiz
10 questions
+ Shopping
10 lectures 50:28

This short practice  dialogue will help you learn useful shopping phrases. Try to familiarize yourself with the key   words and phrases, and you would definitely improve your English.

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Dialogue- Carmen, The Photographer, Goes To A Shopping Mall
05:02

In shopping,  what  would  you say to a shop assistant when you need  to buy something? Find out the magic phrases here!     

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Magic Phrases For Shopping
03:59

Adverbs modify  (change) a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. To learn more what an adverb is and how   to use them in a sentence, watch this video.    

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Adverb (Grammar)
04:12

After this lesson,  you will confidently know  how to use  “So” and “Too” in your sentences. 

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Too So
05:08

Whether it's winter, spring, summer or fall, you need to wear something everyday! In this lecture, we will focus on the common  clothing items that you frequently   wear. 

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Shopping Vocabulary What are you going to wear today?
06:24

Next, let's study about Colors.  In this lecture, we will practice asking  the question, "What's your favorite color?"    and the   different ways to answer it.  

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Colors What’s Your Favorite Color?
04:23

This lecture will   guide you to read numbers. You will also be able to use the question  "How much is it?" and how to answer it by knowing how to read   numbers.     

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Numbers - How Much Is It?
04:47

Let's end this  Section with a short movie clip to make you relax while you practice  listening skills.        Have fun!  

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A Movie Clip Without Subtitles
02:08
Section 8 Quiz
10 questions
Bonus
02:53

Here's a sneak peek at my next Udemy  course: IELTS Vocabulary.

Vocabulary is 25% of the IELTS writing and speaking score. This also plays an essential role in listening and reading.

In this video, I'm going to teach you  Money and Work  Vocabulary. As a teacher, I know how students find it difficult to remember new words and their meanings.

To help you, I  have used one powerful technique  called mnemonics. This tool helps you remember an idea or phrase with a pattern of letters, numbers, or interesting associations.  I'm excited about my next course.

See you soon! :)

Lecture 72: Bonus 2.0 IELTS Vocabulary ( Here's a Sneak Peak of the Next Course)
11:32