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50 English Phrases, Idioms, and Expressions for ESL Students

Learn idioms and expressions in spoken English with clear and easy-to-understand explanations of each phrase.

4.58 / 5.0
69366 students1 hours 8 minutes

Created by Shayna Oliveira, offered on Udemy

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9.5/10

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Course length

8.8/10

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Overall score

9.3/10

This course currently has a bestcourses score of 9.3/10, which makes it a great course to learn from. On our entire platform, only 15% of courses achieve this rating!

Description

Do you want to learn the informal expressions that native English speakers use in everyday life? This course will teach you 50 idioms and phrases, with clear and easy-to-understand explanations and examples.

The English language has a lot of idiomatic expressions - phrases whose meanings are not obvious from the individual words - such as think outside the box (think creatively) or let the cat out of the bag (reveal a secret).

These expressions can be confusing to English as a Second Language learners, making it harder to understand movies, TV shows, and native speakers' informal conversations.

In this free course, you'll learn 50 idioms & expressions quickly and easily. Each short video explains the phrases and gives examples, and you can check the transcript in order to understand every word!

What you will learn

  • Understand English phrases and how they are used in daily life
  • Understand idioms that native English speakers use
  • Understand informal expressions used in spoken English

Requirements

  • You should already be able to read and understand English at least at the pre-intermediate level
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  • Price: Free
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 1 hours 8 minutes
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bestcourses score: 9.3/10

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