Build Vocabulary with VisionESL's 34 Idiom Video Course
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Build Vocabulary with VisionESL's 34 Idiom Video Course

Improve English vocabulary with online animated videos and quizzes.
5.0 (2 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.
13 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Edelson
Last updated 12/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 41 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build a strong English vocabulary by understanding essential idioms and expressions.
  • Develop better listening and conversational English skills.
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Requirements
  • No materials required.
Description

Understanding English idioms and expressions is one of the most useful ways to learn English.

This course introduces some common English idioms and expressions. Each lecture is taught with:

  • animated videos;
  • examples;
  • sample sentences;
  • quizzes; and
  • text
Each lecture begins with a fun video where you will see stories and examples explaining the idiom. The video also includes definitions and sample sentences. Next, review the text to help you understand any portion of the video that was difficult. After that, you should be ready for the quiz. Finally, practice the idiom by joining an online discussion!
Who is the target audience?
  • Beginning or intermediate level students of English as a Second Language.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 34 Lectures Collapse All 34 Lectures 41:21
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Course Guide
1 Lecture 00:40
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Idioms 1-10
10 Lectures 12:22

Ahead of the Curve
1 question


Back to square one.
1 question


Best of both worlds
1 question


Best thing since sliced bread
1 question


Butterflies in your stomach
1 question


Caught between a rock and a hard place
1 question


Close call
1 question


Come down with something
1 question

Cut someone some slack.
01:08

Cut someone some slack
1 question

Don't count your chickens before they hatch
01:48

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
1 question
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Idioms 11-27
17 Lectures 19:44
Don't quit your day job
01:26

Don't quit your day job
1 question

Dot your i's and cross your t's
01:24

Dot your i's and cross your t's
1 question

Drop someone a line
00:35

Drop someone a line
1 question

Face the music
01:18

Face the music
1 question

From A to Z
01:05

From A to Z
1 question

Get something off your chest
01:32

Get something off your chest.
1 question

Give it to someone straight
01:02

Give it to someone straight
1 question

Hit the books
00:41

Hit the books
1 question

Hit the sack
00:37

Hit the sack
1 question

If I were you
00:52

If I were you
1 question

Keep an eye on something
01:09

Keep an eye on something
1 question

Keep an eye out for something
00:54

Keep an eye out for something
1 question

Kill two birds with one stone
01:19

Kill two birds with one stone
1 question

Monkey on one's back
01:23

Monkey on one's back
1 question

On the same page
01:24

On the same page
1 question

Out of sight, out of mind
01:54

Out of sight, out of mind
1 question

Pulling one's leg
01:09

Pulling one's leg
1 question
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6 more idioms!
6 Lectures 08:35
Cut to the Chase
01:19

Cut to the Chase
1 question

Hold Your Horses
01:22

Hold Your Horses
1 question

Bite One's Tongue
01:22

On the Fence
01:56

Bite One's Tongue
1 question

On the Fence
1 question

Woke Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed
01:37

Woke Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed
1 question

Go the Extra Mile
00:59

Go the Extra Mile
1 question
About the Instructor
Daniel Edelson
3.8 Average rating
2 Reviews
13 Students
1 Course
Professor/Attorney

Daniel is a professor who is passionate about explaining ideas visually.

An experienced educator and public speaker, Daniel has taught students from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the United States. His videos explain concepts and vocabulary in a clear and accessible manner, especially suitable for students whose first language is not English. LLM courses, international legal english classes, and undergraduate college courses include his videos.

In addition to teaching law, Daniel is the founder of USLawEssentials, which explains legal concepts for students whose first language is not English. He is also the founder of VisionESL which explains English vocabulary and grammar with videos.