Learn English in an hour!
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Learn English in an hour!

Learn English basics to start learning yourself.Learn the secrets of the American accent. Understand the grammar rules.
3.8 (38 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.
2,444 students enrolled
Created by Zaki Badr
Last updated 7/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn English in an hour!
  • Improving your speaking skills.
  • Improving your listening skills.
  • Learning a good level of the American accent.
  • Understanding what the grammar means.
  • Making a sentence in English.
  • Basic writing rules.
  • Very important tips to help you move on .
  • Improving your reading skills.
  • Learning a good English intonation .
  • Learning how to link sounds.
  • Learning how to speak fast correctly.
  • Learning what idioms mean with examples.
  • Learning what phrasal verbs mean with examples.
  • Learning very important general pronunciation rules.
  • Learning how to introduce yourself.
  • Learning the present simple with examples.
  • Learning the present continuous with examples.
  • Learning the present perfect with examples.
  • Learning the simple past with examples.
  • Learning the past continuous with examples.
  • Learning what the reading techniques are.
  • Knowing where to start and how to learn English
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Requirements
  • Get good headphones or speakers.
  • Have a paper and a pen to write down some notes.
  • Have a good internet connection.
  • Don't watch the videos when you're bored or tired.
  • Asking questions is very important to learn more.
  • There will be lots of updates to the course(like:new videos,materials,quizzes, and so on..) once you finish it.
Description

Learn English in  an Hour! course was designed to help you out with all of your English skills in a different way.You will learn a lot about the American accent,listening,speaking,reading and writing English skills.You will learn more about English grammar in a really simple way.More exercises will be added to help you understand each section well.Finally,you'll get lots of tips regarding English . If you have any questions,they will be answered .All the materials will be videos,PDFs,and much more.Section one is introduction . Section two, is about the most important English tips .Section three, is English grammar (Present simple,continuous,perfect,Past simple,continuous). Section four is all about the American accent. Taking this course , will help you to be  fluent in English .The course is an hour .Thank you for visiting this page.Good luck.

Who is the target audience?
  • All English levels will get benefit from this course.
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
01:15:36
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:42

Introduction of the instructor and the course.

Introduction of the instructor and the course.
00:42
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Tips to start learning English well.
4 Lectures 12:05

Has anyone ever told you that you just do not listen? Do you find that people often repeat things to you several times before you seem to get what they are saying? Or what about those times you are listening to a speech or co-worker talk and meanwhile you are thinking about the errands you need to run once you leave the office? 

Do not worry. You are not alone in this. Listening skills are exactly that: They are skills. Many people have difficulty when it comes to developing good listening skills. This often starts in childhood and then continues well into adulthood. But do not worry. You can improve your listening skills and become a good listener. 

In this lecture , you will learn the most effective ways to improve your listening skills

Tips for improving your listening skills
02:43

The ability to speak and communicate is the only difference between Animals and Human beings. It’s due to effective communications skills that humans interact with one another as a social being.  For a person to progress well in society, only merits are not enough, only qualifications don’t work, the person have powerful communication skills so that he can put across to others what he wants them to do. It’s all fine about communications skills but the question is how to improve these skills. That's what you are going to learn in this lecture.

Tips for improving your speaking skills
05:03

Reading is a complex developmental challenge that we know to be intertwined with many other developmental accomplishments: attention, memory, language, and motivation, for example.In this lecture,you'll learn how to improve your reading skills.

Tips for improving your reading skills
03:31

Good writing  to an essay can hook the reader, creating a desire for more. That’s why it is important to craft the best writing possible. A good writing  topic hints at what type of information the reader can expect in support of that topic. Good writing  takes skill and practice, but getting the essay off to a great start will make the audience eager to keep reading. In this article,you'll learn how to write well.

Tips for improving your writing skills
00:48
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English tenses
6 Lectures 32:48

In this lecture,you will learn more about the present simple. What does it consist of? How would you use is in your daily life situations? 

The present simple
07:09

Click on start quiz

Present simple quiz
6 questions

In this lecture,you will learn more about the present continuous. What does it consist of? How would you use is in your daily life situations? 

The present continuous
04:05

Click on start quiz

Present continuous quiz
6 questions

In this lecture,you will learn more about the simple past. What does it consist of? How would you use is in your daily life situations? 

The simple past
09:06

Click on  Start Quiz

Simple past quiz
7 questions

In this lecture,you will learn more about the past continuous. What does it consist of? How would you use is in your daily life situations? 

The past continuous
04:12

Click on Start Quiz

Past continuous quiz
7 questions

In this lecture,you will learn more about the present perfect. What does it consist of? How would you use is in your daily life situations? 

The present perfect
05:56

Click on Start Quiz

Present perfect quiz
5 questions

In this exam,you will measure your understanding of the English grammar that you took in this course and a little extra from outside the course.After finishing your exam,check the correct answers  included in the file attached. 

Final grammar exam.
02:20
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Basic American pronunciation rules
11 Lectures 12:52

Ah sound is one of the major vowels. Let's learn together, how it will be produced. More examples will be shown to you. Repeat after me. Let's begin

Ah sound /ɑː/ as in Car
01:02

This lecture will give you many examples of Ay sound as play,okay,..

Ay sound /eɪ/ as in play.
00:49

In this lecture,you'll learn what A sound is , like cat and bat.

A sound /æ/ like Cat
00:25

In this lecture,you will be learning what Uh sound is , how to pronounce words as Cut,But,Put,..

Uh sound /ʌ/ like cut
00:24

 Long E sound is one of the major vowels. Let's learn together, how it will be produced. More examples will be shown to you. Repeat after me. Let's begin

Long E /iː/ sound as in feel
00:59

In this lecture,you will be learning how to produce the short /e/ sound as in tent.

Short E /e/ as in tent
00:31

Long O sound is one of the major vowels. Let's learn together, how it will be produced. More examples will be shown to you. Repeat after me. Let's begin

Long O /uː/ sound as in You
00:56

In this lecture,you will be learning the differences of the two sounds B for Book and P for Pen.

B (Book) and P (Pen) sounds
00:57

In this lecture,you're going to learn the most important rules in the American or British pronunciation. With these rules,your voice will sound like a native one. Let's start.

Very important general pronunciation rules
01:05

Intonation can be very changeable part in the pronunciation but it's very easy though. Let's learn ,how to balance your sound between high intonation and low intonation.

Intonation
01:59

Do you want to speak fast without making mistakes in pronunciation? you need to know these linking sounds. Without them,you can't speak fast correctly. Let's learn more. Remember this is the last lecture in our course Learn English in an Hour! but remember,there are more courses coming soon. Enjoy learning English.

Linking sounds
03:45
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Improve your English skills.
5 Lectures 16:04

In this lecture,you will learn the most important writing rules which are used in daily writing.

Basic writing rules.
04:55

 Choose the correct sentences that have the right usage of punctuations .

Click on Start Quiz

Punctuation Exercise
12 questions

Phrasal verbs are mostly used everyday. Learn more about what the phrasal verbs are and how to use them in your daily life situations. More examples on the phrasal verbs in this article. 

Phrasal verbs
04:11

After finishing this lecture . The questions that were in the lecture , please answer them. Thank you.

Idioms
03:49

In this lecture,you will learn more about  reading techniques. Skim and scanning are reading techniques. Let's learn more about them.

Reading techniques
02:19

Using your headphone to listen only to all those videos .Then, write down some notes to help you understand what was in the context . After that, watch the video to see if it matches with your written notes or not.

Listening Exercise
00:50
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Bonus section
3 Lectures 02:24

This lecture will help you to feel the American vibration of sound.

Feel the American vibration
00:51

In this lecture you will be learning how to pronounce the letter C correctly. When to pronounce C like K or S or sometimes Q. Let's watch the video and find out.

C sounds as K (Cat), s (Cinema)
01:07

In this lecture,you'll be learning how to pronounce words like Cow and out , that have the /aʊ/ sound.

OW sound /aʊ/ like Cow
00:26
About the Instructor
Zaki Badr
3.9 Average rating
48 Reviews
2,748 Students
3 Courses
English instructor

My name is Zaki Badr. I am an online English instructor as a part-time job.I have been teaching English  for  6 years to many students around the world. I am talented in teaching English. I am currently studying Electrical engineering.That's great!

I had finished these courses : 

TOEFL Introduction.

 English grammar professional writing.

General English.

 Three American accent courses.

Speak English like an American course.

 English phonetics.

Communication skills.

Berlitz English  Language for Live .

A project management course.

Skills I have:-

I can teach easily.

I can teach English to all levels (Beginner, intermediate and advance).

I can translate English movies into Arabic.

I am a story teller.

I have a perfect body language and a  fun voice.

I can translate documents from Arabic into English or English into Arabic easily.

Personal merits:-

1- Polite

2- Patient

3- Never shout at someone ; No matter what happen.

4- Friendly

5- On time . I always check the messages everyday . If there some questions, I always answer them as soon as possible.

Experiences:-

I was once a clever student.  I know what mistakes students would make; I know how to help them.

I have been teaching English for a long time to different people around the world. For example, Iraq,Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and France.

My page on Facebook has more than 30 thousand students.

I'm also working  as a project manager at Enactus HTI  Oct.

I had worked with Google Ad-sense. Currently,I'm working with many other companies.

I  had made lots of  English conversation club  programs at IRC in the American embassy in Cairo.

 I'm looking forward to meeting you.