How to Solve Communication Problems in Real Time - ESL

Eliminate Communication Problems in Real Time: Natives that Speak Fast, Vocabulary, Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, Numbers. ESL
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 38 mins
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

When my English students travel abroad, the first thing they tell me is, “natives speak really fast.” Next they ask me if we can make some classes to help them understand natives that speak fast. Solution 1 is in this course because this is the exact class I give them.

Solution 2 is included in this course because forgetting or not knowing vocabulary in our second language always happens, and now you know how to solve this issue.

Natives use phrasal verbs and idioms all the time. You can memorize hundreds and hundreds of phrasal verbs and idioms, or use Solution 3 to learn them in real time.

Solution 4 is the answer to most peoples’ problems with numbers.

And I’ve included Solution 5 to make sure you get your hotel reservations, emails, and order numbers done correctly the first time.

If you are an upper-intermediate or advanced English speaker, these 5 Solutions will guarantee that you are successful in your conversations with natives abroad, or other day to day interactions by telephone, video conferences, and in person.

These 5 Solutions have helped my English students many many times. (And they have saved me tons of times too in my second and third languages - Spanish and Portuguese.) That’s why I developed this dynamic course.

Plus, there are 2 bonus lessons so you can sound like a native when you meet new people and go shopping.

Click the “take this course” button now, and let these 5 Solutions help you communicate with native English speakers stress free.

What are the requirements?

  • You should be able to communicate easily in English.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand native English speakers who speak fast.
  • Express yourself when you forget (or don't know) vocabulary.
  • Learn idioms and phrasal verbs in real time.
  • Say and understand numbers easily.
  • Spell Names, Emails, and order numbers correctly the first time.
  • Use slang for greetings. BONUS #1
  • Know what to say in stores while shopping. BONUS #2

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for upper-intermediate to advanced English as a Second Language Students.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction - Who this course is for.
The Pain and Frustration of Speaking to Natives
1 page
Section 2: Using Psychology to Your Advantage - Solution 1
Why natives speak fast and how to understand them.
1 question

Choose the best answer.

Section 3: Thinking Outside the Box - Solution 2
How to Express Yourself When You Forget (or don't know) Vocabulary.
1 question

Choose the best answer.

Section 4: Natives Are Excellent Teachers - Solution 3
How to Learn Idioms and Phrasal Verbs in Real Time
1 question

Choose the best answer.

Section 5: No More Problems with Numbers - Solution 4
How to Say and Understand Numbers Correctly the First Time
1 question

Choose the correct answer.

Section 6: Spelling is Important - Solution 5
How to Spell Names, Emails, & Order Numbers Correctly the First Time.
1 question

Choose the best answer.

Section 7: Fun Tips
The Most Popular Greetings Native English Speakers Use
The Most Popular (and Useful) Expressions While Shopping
Section 8: Conclusion
1 page
Section 9: Ongoing New Content for Course Participants
Your English Consultant
Section 10: Bonus
Bonus Lecture: Speak Fluent English

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Instructor Biography

Joshua Smith, Udemy Instructor, Author

Joshua Smith founded Hi-Tech English School in 2005. This online English school specializes in private conversation classes with native teachers. Its central office is in the city of São Bernardo do Campo (São Paulo), Brazil.  He has been living in Latin America since 2000, and in Brazil since 2004.

In 2012 Joshua published his first of 5 books to date “Breaking Through to Fluency” and started studying mnemonics to become a better ESL teacher.

In 2014, now an expert in memory techniques, Joshua co-authored “How to Learn and Memorize English Grammar Rules” with Anthony Metivier, PhD.

In September of 2015, now specialized in cognates, Joshua published his first video course “Curso de Inglês Básico - Começando de Zero - Entenda 25%” with the support of the top expert in the cognate field Ruban Moran. 

Joshua is an adventurer, an optimist, and a firm believer in positive reinforcement which he is convinced produces the best results.


Joshua Smith fundou a Hi-Tech English School em 2005. Essa escola de Inglês online se especializa em aulas particulares de conversa com professores nativos. Seu escritório central se encontra na cidade de São Bernardo do Campo (São Paulo), Brasil.

Ele tem vivido na América latina desde 2000, e no Brasil desde 2004.

Em 2012, Joshua publicou o primeiro de seus 5 livros até agora, “Breaking Through Fluency” e começou a estudar mnemônica para se tornar um melhor professor ESL.

Em 2014, agora um expert em técnicas de memória, Joshua foi coautor de “How to Learn and Memorize English Grammar Rules” (Como Aprender e Memorizar Regras Gramaticais do Inglês) junto com Anthony Metivier, PhD.

Em Setembro de 2015, agora especializado em cognatos, Joshua publicou seu primeiro curso em vídeo, “Curso de Inglês Básico - Começando de Zero - Entenda 25%” com o apoio de um dos maiores especialistas no campo de cognatos, Ruben Moran.

Joshua é um aventureiro, um otimista, e um crente firme no reforço positivo, que ele está convencido que produz os melhores resultados.

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