ESL Vocabulary Builder For Beginners - Clothing/Weather
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ESL Vocabulary Builder For Beginners - Clothing/Weather

Learn every day English vocabulary to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing.
4.8 (3 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.
301 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: $35
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • 2 Practice Tests
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn essential ESL vocabulary to improve speaking, reading, writing and listening.
  • Engage in basic conversations with native English speakers.
  • Speak English with more confidence.
  • Understand and use basic English vocabulary in a variety of ways.
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Requirements
  • You should be familiar with the English alphabet
  • You should be ready for a hands-on experience
  • You should be a learner who likes to engage with the material
  • You should have a notebook for this course
Description

This course is designed for beginning ESL students. In this course, students will learn basic and every day English vocabulary that will help them bring their English to the next level. Students will practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing while learning new words to help them join in every day conversations with native English speakers. 

This course is hands-on. You will be using the new vocabulary right away through interactive activities, real world situations, quizzes, and tests

Each section will have the following:

1. Pre-assessment quiz to see how much you know

2.  Vocabulary: Learn the new words through pictures, sample sentences and speaking

3. Practice: This will include fill in the blanks, dictations, reading passages, speaking exercises, listening exercises, internet research, writing, and much more!

4. Review and Test: Review what you have learned and test yourself to see how well you know the new words

This course will focus on the following vocabulary:

1. Clothing

2. Weather

3. Natural Disasters

4. Seasons

Who is the target audience?
  • For beginning ESL students.
  • For students who want to learn new English vocabulary and take their English to the next level.
  • For students who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • For students who like engaging lessons and activities.
  • For students who like a hands-on approach to learning.
  • For students who know that practice makes perfect.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Clothing Vocabulary
11 Lectures 31:04

Welcome to this course!

Preview 00:52

Take this quiz to see what you know before you start the lesson. You will then take a quiz at the end of the lesson to see what you have learned. 

Test Your Knowledge
21 questions

In this section, you will learn 21 vocabulary words. You should write them down in your English notebook and also pause the video to repeat the words and sentences. 

Learn the vocabulary
07:56

This lecture will help you practice and memorize the vocabulary you just learned. 

Preview 03:50

Fill in the blanks for more practice with the vocabulary. 

Preview 01:10

This lecture will help you practice your listening comprehension. 

Preview 02:44

This section will help you practice your writing. 

Practice the vocabulary - Writing
01:50

This section will help you practice your reading. 

Practice the vocabulary - Reading
03:22

This section will help you practice your speaking. This section will prepare you to participate in daily conversations about clothing. 

Practice the vocabulary - Speaking
05:26

Click on the link to play the game and test your knowledge. This game is best played with other people. You will need two devices to play this game. I would recommend using your computer as one device and your phone or iPad as the other. 

Play a game
00:11

Congratulations! You have finished section 1 - clothing vocabulary. 

Download the Pre-Assessment Clothing Vocabulary document and take the quiz again. Compare your score on this quiz with the score from the quiz at the beginning of the lesson. 

I challenge you to find a native speaker and compliment them on what they are wearing. 

Congratulations!
00:13
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Weather Vocabulary
12 Lectures 20:57

Before learning the vocabulary for weather, natural disasters and the seasons, take this quiz to see what you know. You will then take another quiz at the end of the lesson to see how much you have learned. 

Test Your Knowledge
10 questions

Welcome to section 2 of this course. You will learn the vocabulary for weather, natural disasters and the seasons. 

Preview 00:19

In this section, you will learn 10 vocabulary words. You should write them down in your English notebook and also pause the video to repeat the words and sentences. 

Weather - Learn the vocabulary
02:45

This lecture will help you practice your listening. 

Weather - Dictation
03:07

In this section, you will learn 10 vocabulary words. You should write them down in your English notebook and also pause the video to repeat the words and sentences. 

Natural Disasters - Learn the vocabulary
02:42

In this section, you will learn 4 vocabulary words. You should write them down in your English notebook and also pause the video to repeat the words and sentences. 

Preview 01:15

After this lecture, you will have practiced your writing and answered 6 questions. You should answer these in your English notebook. 

Practice the Vocabulary - Writing
01:01

This lecture will help you practice your reading and give you a chance to research the internet in English. 

Preview 01:00

This lecture will help you practice spelling. 

Practice the Vocabulary - Unscramble The Words
01:36

This lecture will help you practice speaking out loud. This section will prepare you to participate in daily conversations about the weather. 

Practice the Vocabulary - Speaking
03:33

This lecture will help you practice your listening comprehension. 

Preview 03:15

You are almost done! Before taking the final test to see what you have learned, practice the words one more time by clicking on the following website. This will also automatically add you to my class on vocabulary.com so you can continue to learn new English words. 

Practice for the test
00:11

Weather, Natural Disasters, Seasons
21 questions

The final test! How well do you know clothing and weather vocabulary?

Clothing and Weather
20 questions

Congratulations! You have finished section 2 weather vocabulary. It is now time to use what you have learned. I challenge you to find a native English speaker and talk to them about the weather.

Download the "Use What You Learned" PDF for more activities to continue practicing your English every day. 

Congratulations!
00:12
About the Instructor
Rebecca Singer-Zhou
4.8 Average rating
3 Reviews
301 Students
1 Course
Master Teacher with an M.A. in TESOL

Rebecca earned a degree in Journalism and Dance from SUNY Brockport and a Masters in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from New York University. She also studied education in Ghana and China. She has taught English as a Second Language since 2006 when she moved to Japan. In Japan, she taught ages 2-80 at a language school. After teaching in Japan, she taught ESL at a public middle school/high school in China.  After living abroad, she moved to Manhattan to teach ESL at a private language institute for adults. In 2009, she received a grant from CUNY and the Mayor’s Office of New York to develop curriculum for the We Are New York Project, which helps immigrants in the city learn English through television programming. In 2012, Rebecca became the Director of ESL at a private international school in NYC. Rebecca has taught thousands of students over the years and many of them have gone onto Ivy League schools.