Master English: Improve Your Speaking, Listening, & Writing
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Master English: Improve Your Speaking, Listening, & Writing

Learn new methods to improve your English proficiency fast
4.4 (2,027 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
9,844 students enrolled
Created by Kendra Lucas
Last updated 8/2019
English
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 21 mins on-demand audio
  • 25 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Speak English with more confidence
  • Write organized essays that express your ideas clearly
  • Respond to questions during job interviews and university exams
  • Keep up with conversations with native speakers
Requirements
  • Students will need a basic understanding of the English language in order to follow the course material.
  • A notebook for answering practice questions and reviewing the new vocabulary and concepts
  • A recording device such as your camera phone, webcam, digital camera, or voicemail for speaking homework assignments
Description

If you are struggling to master English then this course is for you. This course offers many new methods for training your speaking, listening, and writing abilities so that you can improve in all areas of the English language. 

Course Content

This course includes 5 sections.  These sections include:

  1. Writing and Grammar Lessons: Learn how to organize your thoughts clearly and precisely in your writing

  2. Speaking Lessons: Practice speaking English with frequent repetition drills, voice recordings, and  by answering questions out loud when prompted.

  3. Vocabulary Building Lessons: Learn vocabulary that will increase your knowledge of the English language and will help you sound more professional

  4. Listening Comprehension Lessons: Take listening quizzes that will make sure that you are able to understand every word at full speed.

  5. Reading Comprehension Lessons: Test your mastery of English vocabulary by answering complex comprehension questions.


There are a total of 30 lectures consisting of about 4.5 hours of training.  Each video lesson has a downloadable handout attached which will review the grammar and vocabulary covered.  The course also has several quizzes and homework assignments to test what you have learned and to expand your knowledge of the English language.  Lastly, each video lecture includes English subtitles for easy comprehension of the material.  

By the end of this course, you will be able to speak English with more confidence for work, for job interviews, and for university oral exams like the TOEFL and the IELTS. So if you are an English learner who is ready to sound more like a native speaker, then please sign up for this course.  

Who this course is for:
  • This course is meant for intermediate to advanced English language learners.
  • For professionals wanting to expand their vocabulary for their careers
  • For students preparing for college entrance exams like the TOEFL and IELTS
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 04:58:49
+ Writing and Grammar
7 lectures 01:22:50

When writing in English, the little details matter, so let's review the capitalization rules that are essential to making your writing appear professional.

Writing Lesson: Capitalization
10:52

Let practice the capitalization rules we just covered. 

Capitalization Quiz
7 questions

We will review the grammar rules for using periods and commas, which are essential for making your writing clear and easy to understand. 

Writing Lesson: Punctuation
14:49
Punctuation Quiz
5 questions

In this lesson, we will discuss how to make nouns plural.

Writing Lesson: Using Plurals
10:14
Plural Quiz
10 questions

In this lesson, we will learn the correct way to use definite and indefinite articles in your writing.

Writing Lesson: Using Articles
15:46
Articles Quiz
7 questions

In this lesson, we will cover the importance of subject-verb agreement in the present tense and review students most common grammatical mistake.

Preview 10:52
Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz
8 questions

In this lesson, you will learn how to use transition words to express your ideas clearly and to make your sentences flow smoothly.  You will also write a short essay to practice this technique.  I will provide feedback to your writing on the Q & A board.

Writing Lesson: Using Transition Words
07:52

Learn great tips to make your work emails clear and precise.

Writing Lesson: Writing Emails
12:25

In this quiz, we will test your knowledge of the grammar and vocabulary covered in this writing section.  

Section 1 Writting Quiz
25 questions
+ Speaking Section
6 lectures 01:03:14
Introduction to Improving Your Speaking
01:07

Today, we focus on thinking in English, so you can stop translating and start communicating in English only.

Speaking Lesson 1: Thinking in English
07:17

In this lesson, we will review comparative adjectives and how to use them to discuss your world more vividly. We also will do some repetition drills to practice your speaking.

Speaking Lesson 2: Speaking of Superlatives
08:41
Superlative Quiz
8 questions

Want a fun way to practice speaking English? Try karaoke!

Speaking Lesson 3: Speaking with Karaoke
12:56

In this lesson, we will review the past tense and make a recording of your previous education and work experience.  This exercise will help to prepare you for job and school interviews.  

Speaking Lesson 4: Speaking of the Past
20:33
Past Tense Quiz
21 questions

Today, we will learn two ways to construct the future tense. We'll also practice speaking about our future.

Speaking Lesson 5: Speaking of the Future
12:40

In today's quiz, we will test the grammar and vocabulary that we have covered in this speaking section.

Section 2 Quiz
18 questions
+ Vocabulary Building
12 lectures 01:46:12

Review new vocabulary words like unyielding and elicit.

Vocabulary Builder 1
07:41

Download this audio review, so you can practice speaking English and using your new vocabulary words while on the go.

Audio Review for Vocabulary Builder 1
02:45
Vocabulary Builder 1 Quiz
6 questions

Learn new vocabulary words related to solar-powered cars.  We will cover words like ingenious, emissions, implement, and prototype.

Preview 12:21

Download this audio review, so you can practice speaking English and using your new vocabulary words while on the go.

Audio Review for Vocabulary Builder 2
04:42
Vocabulary Builder 2 Quiz
13 questions

Learn new vocabulary related to stocks and bonds.  We will cover words like plummet, vigilant, and demoralized.

Vocabulary Builder 3
10:06

Download this audio review, so you can practice speaking English and using your new vocabulary words while on the go.

Audio Review for Vocabulary Builder 3
04:02
Vocabulary Builder 3 Quiz
8 questions

Learn new vocabulary words related to having an angry customer.  We will cover words such as irate, hostile, abhor, and allay.

Vocabulary Builder 4
08:46

Download this audio review, so you can practice speaking English and using your new vocabulary words while on the go.

Audio Review for Vocabulary Builder 4
03:43
Vocabulary Builder 4 Quiz
10 questions

Learn new vocabulary related to farming and agriculture.  We will cover words like cultivation, drought, precipitation, and infrastructure.

Vocabulary Builder 5: Farming and Agriculture
15:20

Download this audio review, so you can practice speaking English and using your new vocabulary words while on the go.

Audio Review for Vocabulary Builder 5
06:02
Vocabulary Builder 5 Quiz
12 questions

Learn vocabulary words related to urban, suburban, and rural communities.  Words covered include disparities, anonymity, forge, deterrent, and many more

Vocabulary Builder 6: Urban, Suburban, and Rural
13:29
Vocabulary Builder 6 Quiz
14 questions

We've covered a lot of vocabulary so far.  Let's review!

Vocabulary Review
17:15

In this quiz we will test what you learned in this vocabulary building section.

Vocabulary Builder Quiz
15 questions
+ Listening Comprehension
5 lectures 39:35

In this lesson, we will test your listening comprehension skills. Directions: look at the picture, listen to the dialogue, and then answer the question.

Preview 03:48

In this lesson, we will test your listening comprehension skills. Directions: look at the picture, listen to the dialogue, and then answer the question.

Listening Comprehension Lesson 2: Sports
09:01

In this lesson, we will complete a dictation, writing word for word a dialogue so that you can test your listening comprehension.

Listening Comprehension Listen 3: Graduate School Dictation
10:34

In this lesson, we will test your listening comprehension skills. Directions: look at the picture, listen to the dialogue, and then answer the question.

Listening Comprehension Lesson 4: Human Resources
04:14

In this lesson, we will test your listening comprehension skills with a dictation.  By writing word for word everything that I'm saying, we will see if you are able to catch every spoken word or if you missing something.

Listening Comprehension Lesson 5: Dictation
11:58
+ Reading Comprehension
1 lecture 00:57

Open the attached handout to test your reading comprehension.  These essays test your knowledge of previously reviewed vocabulary as well as some new vocabulary too.

Reading Comprehension Handout
00:57
+ Your Final Exam
1 lecture 01:50

This exam will test your knowledge of all vocabulary that we have covered in this course.

Final Vocabulary Exam
9 questions

In this exam, we will test your knowledge of English grammar. Let's see what you've learned during this course.

Your Final Grammar Exam
14 questions

Congrats on finishing the course!  If you would like to continue learning with me, then please join me at fluencyking.com for even more English content.

Bonus Lecture
01:50