This course is designed to address the needs of a variety of English learners, whether you just want to improve your General English or you are learning English for Specific Purposes, such as for IELTS, TOEFL, or standardized tests as such. The exercises are designed in a way to easily engage you with learning the content so that you can use them in real life.
What's the minimum requirement for this course?
This course is recommended to learners who consider themselves Intermediate to Advanced. If you have just started learning English, we recommend you take this course later in your learning trajectory. We are working on courses suitable for beginners and will publish them as soon as they are ready to be offered.
How long does this course take?
The course is scheduled for 3 months or 12 weeks. Each week you receive one podcast that teaches you the idioms and phrasal verbs of that lesson. There are different exercises and projects that will help you engage with the content so that you can use the idioms you learn. To check out the day-to-day schedule of the course, please refer to the course schedule.
Where are the idioms from?
The podcasts are developed to teach the idioms of the book, "Speak English Like an American." The book contains practical idioms and phrasal verbs but what it lacks is engaging exercises to ensure the learners have fully grasped the meaning and usage of each and every idiom. This course will ensure the learners are fully engaged with the learning material so that they can use what they learn in Speaking and Writing.
How long is each podcast?
Each podcast is about 20-30 minutes.It has a well-paced introduction to the lesson, along with multiple examples and usage notes. You will also get an audio exercise for each lesson in the form of a podcast to which you have to respond orally.
Can I download the audio files (podcasts)?
Yes. The audio files are sent to you every week on the platform of your choice: WhatsApp or Telegram. Then you can have access to them anywhere you go. We urge you not to send the files to others; instead, invite your friends to join the course and take advantage of up to 90% discount. For more info on the discounts check out the chart here.
Is this course good for IELTS and TOEFL?
Yes. The course covers all essential skills needed in standardized tests such as IELTS and TOEFL: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing. However, this course does not claim to be teaching you IELTS and TOEFL test taking techniques. Just like athletes who need supplements to get ready for their matches, this course provides you with vitamins and protein to enhance your performance on such tests.
Can I get any discounts?
Yes, you sure can. Just spread the word and ask your friends to mention your name, email, and phone number when they sign up and you will get up to 90% discount on your tuition. The discount will be in the form of a refund to your original payment method. You can claim your discount after you and your friends have registered for the course. For the exact amount of the discount you can get, click here.