Build Vocabulary with VisionESL's 27 Idiom Video Course

Improve English vocabulary with online animated videos and quizzes.
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Instructed by Daniel Edelson Language / English
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 35 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English, captions
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English Closed captions available

Course 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!

What are the requirements?

  • No materials required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build a strong English vocabulary by understanding essential idioms and expressions.
  • Develop better listening and conversational English skills.

What is the target audience?

  • Beginning or intermediate level students of English as a Second Language.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Guide
Introduction
Preview
00:40
Section 2: Idioms 1-10
Ahead of the Curve
Preview
01:04
Ahead of the Curve
1 question
Back to square one
Preview
00:59
Back to square one.
1 question
Best of both worlds
Preview
01:32
Best of both worlds
1 question
Best thing since sliced bread
Preview
01:04
Best thing since sliced bread
1 question
Butterflies in your stomach
Preview
00:55
Butterflies in your stomach
1 question
Caught between a rock and a hard place
Preview
01:58
Caught between a rock and a hard place
1 question
Close call
Preview
01:01
Close call
1 question
Come down with something
Preview
00:53
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
Section 3: Idioms 11-27
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
Section 4: BONUS!
1 page

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Instructor Biography

Daniel Edelson, 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.

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