Polite English in Forty Minutes

Have a better life
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (1,635 ratings)
29,245 students
Polite English in Forty Minutes
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (1,635 ratings)
29,245 students
You will be able to speak and write English more politely.
You will find it easier to find work, impress native speakers, get taken more seriously, make people like you more, help diffuse confrontations, show more respect, complain politely, get people to say "Yes", express difficult emotions, and much more.

Requirements

  • You should be an intermediate or advanced student of English

Description

This course is incredibly popular, and has about 25,000 students

What some students have said about this course:

  • It's a wonderful course on polite English. Everybody need to take this course.

  • Awesome course. Very useful information. Thank you.

  • Excellent instructress! She speaks fluently, her presentation is clear and her demeanour is calm. Her lessons are well planned and organized and everything is clearly stated on the whiteboard so it is very easy to follow her lectures.

Are you sure that you speak and write English politely?

Even though you don't realise it, other people may think you are being a bit rude sometimes..

If you speak and write English more politely, there is a good chance that  you will:

  • find better work, 

  • impress native speakers, 

  • be taken more seriously, 

  • deal with confrontations better, 

  • get people to say "yes" more, 

  • make more friends, 

  • get more dates, 

  • and in general have a happier more relaxed life.


This course covers a lot of different areas, and only takes 40 minutes to complete. It is well worth doing, and it could have quite a dramatic positive effect on your life.

Enroll in the course now, and see you on the other side.

By the way if you like this course you will ABSOLUTELY LOVE the much much bigger follow on course "Mastering Polite English in Two Hours" by the same instructor Cerys Vaughan . Get it now, and everybody will be so impressed with your politeness!

Who this course is for:

  • You should either be working or studying in English, or plan to do so. You should already have at least an intermediate knowledge of English.

Course content

1 section • 12 lectures • 39m total length
  • Before you start - how to turn captions on
    00:20
  • Introduction
    02:37
  • How to write a formal letter
    06:30
  • How to write a polite email
    06:26
  • How to be diplomatic when disagreeing
    03:27
  • How to make polite small talk
    04:48
  • How to compliment someone
    03:42
  • How to complain politely
    04:41
  • How to start a conversation with a stranger
    03:07
  • Differences between polite English in the UK and the USA
    03:32
  • Conclusion
    00:34
  • Bonus - Congratulations
    00:13

Instructor

English Native Speaking Qualified Teacher
Cerys Vaughan
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 1,686 Reviews
  • 30,682 Students
  • 2 Courses

I completed a BA (Ed) at the University of Reading in the UK in Educational Studies that also gave me qualified teacher status in the UK.

I worked as a school teacher in the UK for several years, and I also taught at an international school in Bangkok, Thailand for two years. 

My students at the international school came from many different countries, so the type of English teaching I taught was immersive teaching of English,  and then of course the usual standard English language learning, including phonics, speaking, listening, reading and writing.