Vitamin English: Conversation through Current Events

Improve your English while Learning about and Discussing Today's Hot Issues
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Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (124 ratings)
12,668 students
1hr 45min of on-demand video
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By the end of the course, students will learn words, phrases and grammatical patterns related to current events.


  • Before starting this course, students need to speak, understand and read English at a an intermediate level or higher.


This course explores current events and teaches English verbiage related to these topics.

Students will be introduced to current issues and related phrases and vocabulary. They will then read an article related to the topic. 

Each section includes vocabulary practice, an interactive conversation, speaking practice, comprehension questions, evaluations, and much more.

Become a more fluent and engaging conversationalist by learning the vocabulary and phrases needed to discuss today's hot issues. 

Who this course is for:

  • The ideal student desires to improve their spoken English and has an interest in current events.


English Teacher, Educational Technologist, M.E.T., B.S.
Joe Grandy
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 997 Reviews
  • 46,914 Students
  • 8 Courses

I have been in the teaching profession for the last fifteen years. I have taught I wide range of ages, levels and subjects. I began my career tutoring university level students with their writing. After that, I continued my career at an elementary school teaching students with special needs. I have also taught high school, middle school and elementary for nine years in South Korea. For the past year, I have been teaching online. I have a Bachelor's Degree in special education and a Master's Degree in educational technology.

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