English Idioms for the Modern Learner
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English Idioms for the Modern Learner

Learn widely-used, contemporary idioms to improve your English language skills and sound more native.
4.5 (19 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.
3,783 students enrolled
Created by Joe Grandy
Last updated 3/2019
English
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Price: Free
This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What you'll learn
  • Common Contemporary English Idioms
Requirements
  • Intermediate English Skills
Description

In this course, you will learn contemporary idioms. (This course is short. Additional lessons will be added based on student response and feedback. Please take some time to review the course, so I can know if I should add more lessons.) 

Each lesson is interactive. You will be asked to pause the video throughout the lessons to respond to prompts and questions.The course provides speaking and listening practice to fully immerse you in the target language, allowing you to easily transition your new knowledge and skills into a real life situation.

Who this course is for:
  • English Language Learners
Course content
Expand all 38 lectures 01:46:35
+ Section Two
5 lectures 17:50
If Life Give Your Lemons
04:26
Get Cold Feet
03:09
A Match Made in Heaven
03:19
Achilles Heel
03:47
Pulling my Leg
03:09
+ Section Three
5 lectures 13:33
Go with the Flow
02:43
Yuck my Yum
02:39
Curiosity Killed the Cat
02:47
Bite my Head Off
02:45
It's not Rocket Science
02:39
+ Section Four
5 lectures 12:23
Have Your Head in the Clouds
02:46
Blood Runs Cold
02:26
A Fish out of Water
02:32
Hit the Books
01:47
Bite off More than One can Chew
02:52
+ Section Five
5 lectures 12:02
Get Over It
02:20
When Pigs Fly
01:48
A Taste of One's own Medicine
02:33
A Penny for Your Thoughts
02:26
Butter Up
02:55
+ Section Six
5 lectures 12:33
Born Yesterday
02:27
Blow Off Steam
03:00
Let the Cat out of the Bag
01:40
I Have No Clue
02:45
Spice Things Up
02:41
+ Section Seven
5 lectures 12:57
The Black Sheep
02:55
Hit Below the Belt
02:39
Hit the Sack
01:37
No Stone Unturned
03:02
A Snowball's Chance in Hell
02:44
+ Section Eight
5 lectures 17:30
Struck Dumb
03:30
Lose One's Marbles
03:09
Smell a Rat
03:54
Wake up on the Wrong Side of the Bed
03:03
Not on the Same Page
03:54
+ Section Nine
2 lectures 05:59
Make a Mountain out of a Molehill
02:59
Drop a Bombshell
03:00