Learn to Speak English: Complete Beginners Part 1
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Learn to Speak English: Complete Beginners Part 1

A beginners survival guide to help them learn to speak English for day to day interaction with other English speakers
5.0 (1 rating)
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Created by Abby Harvey
Last updated 3/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 33 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of the course students will be able to speak, read and write enough English to help them communicate on a basic day to day basis
  • At the end of the course students will have enough basic knowledge of English to move on to the next level for progression
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Requirements
  • Students will need to be able to use a PC at beginners level and to print or download documents
Description

This course will teach complete beginners to Learn to Speak English. 

It will cover the basic English language that they need to for day to day life and communications in an English speaking country, or when communicating with people in English. 

The course will provide speaking, listening, reading and writing activities to develop these important skills.  

The main vocabulary and grammar areas covered in the course include:

  • Greetings and introductions - hello, how are you?, what's your name, my name is..., where are you from?, I come from.....,  goodbye
  • The English alphabet in uppercase and lowercase letters
  • Numbers 0 - 99
  • Objects and vocabulary related to common items, gender, family, food and drink
  • Using singular and plurals
  • Prepositions of place - on, in, in front, behind, next to, between, under and above
  • Asking for items - Can I have?
  • Money - coins and asking the price of things - how much is it?
  • Dates - days, months, year, date of birth, today, tomorrow and yesterday
  • Colours
  • Transport
  • Time

Completion of this course will provide students with the skills that they need to progress on to Part 2 to further enhance their English ability. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who wants to start speaking, reading and writing the English language
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Curriculum For This Course
44 Lectures
03:47:20
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Course Overview
1 Lecture 01:12

This lecture will describe what the course covers and what you will have learnt by the end of the course

Preview 01:12
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Lesson 1
3 Lectures 19:28

This lecture will teach you how to greet others and introduce yourself, as well as being able to use the English Alphabet to spell your name. 

Preview 07:21

In this lecture you will learn the words pen, pencil, book, chair and table, including how to pronounce and spell these words. You will also learn some basic grammar structures. 

Objects and Vocabulary
07:07

In this lecture you will learn the numbers 1 through to 5 including the pronounciation and spellings of these numbers. 

Preview 05:00
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Lesson 2
4 Lectures 26:47

this lecture tells you what you need to print or download for this lesson.

Greeting and Introduction
02:00

This lecture will review the letters of the English Alphabet covered in lesson 1 and will focus on how to use the letters to spell names. 

Alphabet review
06:25

This lecture will teach you numbers 0, and 6 to 9. It  will also teach you how to read, write and say telephone numbers, as well as asking questions such as what is your name? and 'what is your telephone number?'. 

Numbers
12:45

This lecture will review the vocabulary learnt in earlier lessons as well as introducing the new words - man, woman, boy and girl. 

Objects and Vocabulary
05:37
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Lesson 3
3 Lectures 21:35

This lecture will tell you what materials you need for the lesson. It will also teach you how to speak to people to introduce yourself when meeting others, and to make use of the question 'how are you?'.

Greeting and Introduction
02:11

This part of the lesson teaches you how to correctly use grammar with regards to singular and plural phrases.

Preview 11:53

This part of the lesson will teach you the numbers 10 up to 20. 

Numbers
07:31
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Lesson 4
1 Lecture 04:34

This lesson will teach you about prepositions of place, e.g. on, in, under, above, next to, in front of, behind and between.

Preview 04:34
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Lesson 5
4 Lectures 15:07

This first part of the lesson will tell you what materials you will be needing for the activities in the lesson. It will also introduce addresses and postcodes. 

Greetings and Introductions
06:01

This part of the lesson will introduce different countries around the world and how to say and spell them in English. It will also teach you how to tell people where you are from. 

I come from ....
04:24

This part of the lesson will introduce you to the new words - tea, coffee, milk and water.

Vocabulary
02:11

This part of the lesson will review the uppercase letters of the alphabet that you have been  used to so far, and will then introduce lowercase letters of the alphabet. 

The alphabet - uppercase and lowercase letters
02:31
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Lesson 6
5 Lectures 24:28

This part of the lesson will ensure that you have the materials that you will need for the activities that you will be completing. It will also continue to build on your ability to use uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet. 

Greeting and Introduction
02:03

This part of the lesson will engage you with listening exercises based around numbers and telephone numbers. 

Listening exercise
08:29

This part of the lesson will introduce you to gender related vocabulary such as he/she, him/her, his/hers. It will also enable you to ask and answer questions such as what's his/her name? Where does he/she come from?

Him/her He/she
07:55

This part of the lesson will review the vocabulary that you have covered in previous lessons so far.

Vocabulary Review
03:06

This last part of the lesson will introduce you to the new words - apple, banana, biscuit and sandwich.

New vocabulary
02:55
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Lesson 7
3 Lectures 15:29

This first part of the lesson will ensure that you have all the materials that you will need to complete the activities throughout the section. It will also review letters of the alphabet and spellings that you have learnt so far. 

Greeting and Introduction
03:43

This lecture will introduce the concept of money, introducing British coins and the pound. Money will be used to help you learn the numbers 20 through to 30. You will also be able to use the question 'how much is it?' to find out the price of items. 

How much is it?
05:23

This part of the lesson will teach you how to establish information about others such as his/her name, where he/she is from, his/her telephone number. You will also be able to tell others information about yourself such as your name, telephone number and where you are from. 

Who am I?
06:23
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Lesson 8
4 Lectures 17:12

This first part of the lesson will ensure you know what materials you need.

Greeting and Introduction
00:44

This part of the lesson will review food and drink that you have already learnt in previous lessons as well as introducing many more food and drink items. 

Food and drink
09:00

This part of the lesson will engage you in listening exercises related to food and drink items. It will also teach you how to use the questions 'can I have?' and 'how much is it?'

Food and drink listening exercise
03:17

This final part of the lesson will introduce you to the days of the week in English.

Days of the week
04:11
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Lesson 9
4 Lectures 22:02

This first part of the lesson will ensure that you have all of the materials needed. 

Greeting and Introdcution
00:51

This part of the lesson will review the days of the week that you covered in the previous lesson, as well as introducing you to  the use of the vocabulary today, tomorrow and yesterday. 

Days of the week
04:58

This part of the lesson will introduce you to vocabulary related to family members such as husband and wife, son and daughter, mother and father, and brother and sister. 

Family members
11:20

This part of the lesson will review the vocabulary that you have covered so far related to food and drink. You will then use this vocabulary to describe your likes and dislikes with regards to food and drink. 

Likes and dislikes
04:53
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About the Instructor
Abby Harvey
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14 Students
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Professional Teacher

I am a competent and confident teacher with sixteen years experience of working with all ages and abilities, from two years through to adults. I am passionate and enthusiastic about what I do and strive on being a professional.

I have achieved many qualifications related to my teaching through continuous professional development.

My specialist areas have been working with people with a range of learning disabilities, additional needs, and challenging behaviour in both residential and educational settings. 

I enjoy sharing my knowledge and expertise to help increase awareness of various people's needs and teaching people some of the best and most appropriate approaches and strategies to support the people in their care and help to enhance their quality of life and make it as fulfilling as possible, as i believe that everyone deserves this opportunity regardless of age, background, culture or needs.