Intermediate English Module 1
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Intermediate English Module 1

Intermediate English Course
4.2 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
427 students enrolled
Created by Joe Saenz
Published 12/2012
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 8 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course, you will develop skills to communicate independently, with a degree of accuracy and fluency.
  • You will be able to express more abstract and complex ideas.
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Requirements
  • Completion of Elementary English Course or equivalent.
Description

This Intermediate English Course as a Foreign Language course for non- native English speakers. Increase competency in Standard English with a focus on Speaking, Listening, Intermediate grammar & reading skills. There is a strong focus on both accuracy and fluency. The course covers Intermediate English Lessons based on contemporary, real-world topics that are relevant to students' lives such as free time and entertainment. The underlying philosophy of the course is that Language is best learned when it is used for meaningful communication.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in improving your English skills in order to succeed in your Academic and professional life.
  • Anyone who wants to join a multinational, pursue studies abroad, or simply gain greater confidence expressing yourself in day to day life.
  • You will be able to listen for detail, make predictions, decode individual words from listening activities
  • You will develop reading strategies and skills such as inferencing and guessing meaning from context.
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Curriculum For This Course
74 Lectures
08:17:22
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Getting to know you
14 Lectures 01:25:47
Lecture Objectives

1. Create simple past statements using the verb to be in the past. 


Preview 06:48

Lecture Objectives

1. Create questions in the past using the verb to be

Simple past questions with be
07:40

Simple past statements
07:42

Simple past questions
05:07

Practice Exercise: Where did you learn to skate?
07:04

Past tense
10:18

The simple past regular & irregular verbs PPT
ImportContent

Listening: Life as an immigrant
07:00

Vocabulary: Childhood memories
07:29

Positive & negative statements with "used to"
09:57

Questions with "used to"
06:28

Used to PPT
ImportContent

Listening: Celebrity Interview
05:14

Reading: Nicole Kidman New Hollywood Royalty
05:00
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Transportation Services
10 Lectures 01:05:40
Count & non-count nouns
07:29

Count and Non-count nouns; some and any PPT
ImportContent

Adverbs of quantity: too much & too many
10:49

Adverbs of quantity: fewer, less, more & enough
11:57

Vocabulary: Transportation and places around town
7 pages

Listening: Singapore solves it.
05:02

Indirect questions with be
08:33

Indirect questions with do & did
11:06

Lecture Objectives

1. Develop skills in skimming and reading for detail

Direct link: http://freeenglishcourses.blogspot.com/2012/12/reading-new-ways-of-getting-around.html

Reading: New ways of getting around
04:38

Sections 1 & 2 Progress check
06:06
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Time for a change!
11 Lectures 01:10:43
Evaluations with adjectives
12:12

Evaluations with nouns
07:04

Comparisons with adjectives
08:01

Comparisons with nouns
06:06

Listening: Capsule Hotels
06:38

Vocabulary: Houses & Apartments
10 pages

Expressing wishes with regular & irregular verbs
09:08

Expressing wishes with be
05:42

Expressing wishes with modal verbs
05:47

Listening: I really need a change!
05:02

Reading: Break those bad habits
05:03
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Have you ever tried ethnic food?
8 Lectures 53:07
Have you ever eaten snails? Present perfect questions
10:59

Simple past vs Present perfect
08:03

Simple past vs. present perfect & present perfect progressive
15:18

Simple past, present perfect & present perfect progressive PPT
ImportContent

Vocabulary: Food preparation and recipes
4 pages

Sequence adverbs
08:49

Reading: Food and mood
05:04

Sections 3 & 4 Progress check
04:54
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What are you going to do for your next vacations?
8 Lectures 55:48
Future plans with be going to
12:10

Will vs. be going to for future plans
08:09

Listening tourists tips
06:37

Vocabulary: Recreational activities
4 pages

Modals for necessity
09:48

Modals for suggestions
09:17

Lecture Objectives

1. Assess one's ability to ask and answer questions about plans using be going to and will

2. Assess one's ability to give travel advice using modals for necessity and suggestion. 

Listening; Summer plans
05:56

Reading: Getting away from it all
03:51
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Family complaints
11 Lectures 01:00:17
Transitive phrasal verbs
10:53

Intransitive phrasal verbs
06:42

Phrasal Verbs separable and inseparable PPT
ImportContent

Listening: Turn down the TV!
04:18

Two-part verbs; will for responding to requests
08:24

Vocabulary; Household shores
3 pages

Requests; can could, will, could & would you mind
11:15

Requests; can, could, will, would, would you mind PPT
ImportContent

Requests with modals and would you mind?
08:22

Reading: Neighbor vs. Neighbor
04:35

Sections 5 & 6 Progress check
05:48
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What do you use your computer for?
6 Lectures 32:26
Infinitives and gerunds for uses and purposes
10:30

Gerunds subject & object PPT
ImportContent

Vocabulary: The world of computers
1 page

Lecture objective

1. Develop skills in listening for details

Listening: Off-line and proud!
05:00

Imperatives and infinitives for giving suggestions
11:45

Reading: A day in your life in the year 2020
05:11
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What's your favorite holiday?
6 Lectures 44:34
Relative clauses of time
12:15

Lecture Objectives

1. Learn about marriage customs in different countries

2. Assess one's ability to ask and answer questions using adverbial clauses of time. 

 Direct Link to Audio & Quiz

Listening: Carnaval time
05:07

Adverbial clauses of time
10:17

Listening: Marriage customs
06:40

Reading: Unique Customs
05:13

Sections 7 & 8 Progress check
05:02
About the Instructor
Joe Saenz
4.3 Average rating
82 Reviews
5,088 Students
3 Courses
Online English Teacher

Hi, my name is Joe. I'm a native English teacher from the United States. My interests are Online education and business and I also enjoy playing basketball during my free time.

I have a degree in business administration from Texas State University. I've been teaching English for 10 years and online since 2012. Since then I have had the pleasure to teach students from all over the world and learned a lot about their amazing culture and customs. I also have experience designing, creating and publishing online English courses

My classes are very dynamic and fun: During the lessons I focus on getting my students to speak and reach fluency by discussing real world topics such as traveling & culture, entertainment, world news, technology and any special interests that my students may have such as technical vocabulary in any field.