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What you will learn

  • introduce oneself, one’s job, one’s preferences (hobbies, likes and dislikes, etc.)

  • indicate one’s opinion about family, friendship, hometown, or jobs

  • continue a conversation with someone new from other countries

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 1 of 4 in the
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

You Say, I Say

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 39 min)
7 videos
2. Text: Greeting in different cultures5m
3. Greeting8m
4. First Impression4m
5. Cultural Focus: Meeting Someone New5m
6. Office Hour12m
7. Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 1-35m
Test 1-43m
Test 1-53m
Test 1-63m
Test 1-85m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The People in Your Life

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 60 min)
9 videos
2. Text: My Mother is My Best Friend6m
3. Families, Friends and Idols12m
4. Describe People's Appearance and Personality11m
5. How to Communicate with Other People4m
6. Friend Relationships5m
7. Cultural Focus: Family and Friend Relationships5m
8. Office Hour11m
9. Summary1m
7 practice exercises
Test 2-35m
Test 2-45m
Test 2-54m
Test 2-65m
Test 2-73m
Test 2-85m
Test 2-103m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Eating in and Eating out

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 55 min)
8 videos
2.Text:Food in Different Cultures6m
3.Food in Different Cultures11m
4.Chinese Meals7m
5.Cultural Focus: Different Customs Related to Food in Different Countries3m
6.Eating out8m
7. Talk Show15m
8. Summary1m
6 practice exercises
Test 3-38m
Test 3-43m
Test 3-55m
Test 3-64m
Test 3-75m
Test 3-92m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Why Do You Want to Learn English

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 65 min)
8 videos
2. Text: Why do you learn English?10m
3. Reasons for learning English16m
4. How to learn English9m
5. Cultural Focus: the United Kingdom3m
6. British and American English8m
7. Office Hour12m
8. Summary1m
5 practice exercises
Test 4-38m
Test 4-46m
Test 4-54m
Test 4-75m
Test 4-95m

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