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Course: English for Non-English Speakers - Beginner's Course

English for Non-English Speakers - Beginner's Course

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  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

This course is to help you gain fluency in English. It's a course to improve one's communication skills. This is for:

  • Those who are weak in speaking English
  • Those who are Non-English speakers of the language
  • Those who lack basic grammar skills
  • Those who do not have a ready stock of words to come to one’s need for simple situations in everyday life where one has to communicate in English
  • Those who need to speak in English in everyday life, but are not good at it
Basic knowledge
  • Learners should be able to read, write and listen to English
What you will learn
  • Gain the ability to speak in English for basic communication purposes
  • Speak in English for basic situations like booking a cab or talking over the phone
  • Become more confident while speaking in English
  • Have foundation concepts of grammar
  • Understand the difference between different types of Communication - written and oral, formal and informal
  • Develop a vocabulary needed for making basic communication in English
  • Speak in correct intonation

What you will learn each week

  • Week 1: Basics of Formal and Informal Communication, types of sentences
  • Week 2: Prepositions of time and place, giving directions, linker
  • Week 3: Basics of a formal and informal phone call, some polite expressions
  • Week 4: Giving self-introductions - formal and informal, body language, adjectives and adverbs
  • Week 5: Making conversations - formal and informal, prepositional phrase and phrasal verbs, colloquial expressions
  • Week 6: Singular and plural forms, personal pronouns
  • Week 7: Talk about your feelings, some idioms and phrases
  • Week 8: Question tags
  • Week 9: Introduction to tenses, auxiliary verbs
  • Week 10: Detailed study about present tense, present participles, gerunds
  • Week 11: Detailed study about past tense, past participles, active and passive voice
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 92
Total Duration: 06:30:36
Week 01. Introduction and Basics of Greetings
  • 01.01. Introduction  
    • Introduction the course;
    • Who the course is meant for;
    • structure of the course;
    • course objectives


  • 01.02. Why English is Needed  
  • 01.03. Introduction to Communication  

    Formal and informal communication;

    key elements of communication

  • 01.04. Greetings  

    Formal and informal greetings

  • 01.05. Formal Greetings of Time  
  • 01.06. Language Skills 01_01 - Sentence Structure  

    Sentence structure studied on the basis of spoken and written sentences.

  • 01.07. Language Skills 01_02 - Types of Sentences  
  • 01.08. Syllables and Stress  
  • 01.09. Sentence Stress  

    Proper intonation to utter sentences

  • 01.10. Vocabulary for Week 1  

    Countries, People and Languages, Family and Relations, The Human Body

  • Quiz - Week 1  

    MCQs to test knowledge of lessons taught in the week.

Week 02. Finding Your Way
  • 02.01. Introduction  

    Week objectives and antics of Mr Lal

  • 02.02. Booking a Cab  

    How to book a cab with example conversation.

  • 02.03. Asking and Giving Directions  

    How to ask for directions and how to give directions, with example conversation.

  • 02.04. Language Skills 01_a - Sentence Structure  

    Subject and Predicate

  • 02.05. Language Skills 01_b - Parts of Speech  

    Basic idea about the parts of speech used in the English language.

  • 02.06. Language Skills 01_c. Prepositions of Time, Place and Movement  
  • 02.07. Language Skills 02. Linkers  

    Use of words which link one part with another, and add sequence, e.g. firstly, lastly, before that.

  • 02.08. Speak it Right - Syllable stress  

    Pronunciation of some of the words learned in the week.

  • 02.09. Speak it Right - Sentences  

    Uttering complete sentences - based on what has been learned in the week.

  • 02.10. Week 2 Vocabulary  
  • Quiz - Week 2  

    Answer the following questions to test your understanding of what was covered in the week.

Week 03. Hello. Are you there?
  • 03.01. Introduction and course objectives  
  • 03.02. Making a Formal Phone Call  
  • 03.03. Taking a Formal Phone Call  
  • 03.04. Basics of an Informal Phone Call  
  • 03.05. Language Skills 01_01 - Some Polite Expressions  

    Formal and informal expressions

  • 03.06. Language Skills 01_02 - Modals  
  • 03.07. Language Skills 02 - Contractions  
  • 03.08. Speak it Right - Syllables and Stress  
  • 03.09. Speak it Right - Sentence Intonation  
  • 03.10. Week 3 Vocabulary  
  • Week 3 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option.

Week 04. All About You
  • 04.01. Introduction and course objectives  

    To be able to introduce yourself - formal and informal situations.

  • 04.02. Basics of Self-Introduction  
  • 04.03. Self-Introduction - Informal  
  • 04.04. Self-Introductions - Formal  
  • 04.05. Language Skills 01 - Adjectives and Adverbs  
  • 04.06. Language Skills 02 - Some Expressions  
  • 04.07. Speak it Right - Syllables and Stress  
  • 04.08. Speak it Right - Sentence Intonation  
  • 04.09. Week 4 Vocabulary  
  • Week 4 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option.

Week 05. Making Conversations
  • 05.01. Introduction and Objectives  
  • 05.02. Basics of Conversations  

    How to move to a conversation from greeting a person and giving your self-introduction

  • 05.03. Language Skills 01_01 - Prepositional Phrase  

    Understanding phrases and prepositional phrases

  • 05.04. Language Skills 01_02 - Phrasal Verbs  
  • 05.05. Language Skills 02 - Some Expressions  
  • 05.06. Speak it Right - Syllables and Stress  
  • 05.07. Speak it Right - Sentence Intonation  
  • 05.08. Week 5 Vocabulary  
  • Week 5 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option

Week 06. I'm Not You, I'm Myself!
  • 06.01. Introduction and Objectives  

    All about pronouns

  • 06.02. Introduction to Pronouns  
  • 06.03. Language Skills 01_01 - Singular and Plural and Personal Pronouns  

    Personal Pronouns - Number, Person and Case

  • 06.04. Language Skills 01_02 - Pronouns Continued  

    Reflexive, Emphatic, Demonstrative and Indefinite Pronouns

  • 06.05. Language Skills 02 - Some Expressions  
  • 06.06. Speak it Right - Syllables and Stress  
  • 06.07. Speak it Right - Sentence Stress  
  • 06.08. Week 6 Vocabulary  
  • Week 6 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option.

Week 07. Your Feelings
  • 07.01. Introduction and Objectives  
  • 07.02. Introduction on Expressing Your Feelings  
  • 07.03. Language Skills 01 - More about Adjectives and Adverbs  
  • 07.04. Language Skills 02_01 - Some Expressions  
  • 07.05. Language Skills 02_02 - Synonyms and Antonyms  
  • 07.06. Speak it Right - Syllables and Stress  
  • 07.07. Speak it Right - Sentence Stress  
  • 07.08. Week 7 Vocabulary  
  • Week 7 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option

Week 08. Don't Be So Negative!
  • 08.01. Introduction and Objectives  

    This week will be about the use of question tags.

  • 08.02. Making Negatives - Sentences and Questions Part I  
  • 08.03. Making Negatives - Sentences and Questions Part II  
  • 08.04. Language Skills 01_01 - Making Negatives  
  • 08.05. Language Skills 01_02 - Question Tags  
  • 08.06. Language Skills 02 - From Negatives to Affirmatives with Question Tags  
  • 08.07. Speak it Right - Sentence Intonation  
  • 08.08. Week 8 Vocabulary  
  • Week 8 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option

Don't be Tensed!
  • 09.01. Introduction and Objectives  

    This week will give an overview of tenses.

  • 09.02. Introduction to Tenses  
  • 09.03. Language Skills 01_01 - Auxiliary Verbs  
  • 09.04. Language Skills 01_02 Types of Tenses  
  • 09.05. Language Skills 02 - Participles, Infinitives and Gerunds  
  • 09.06. Speak it Right - Syllables and Stress  
  • 09.07. Speak it Right - Sentence Intonation  
  • 09.08. Week 9 Vocabulary  

    This will also serve as vocabulary list for Weeks 10 and 11.

  • Week 9 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option

10. What's Happening?
  • 10.01. Introduction and Objectives  

    This week will be about present tense.

  • 10.02. Introduction to the Present Tense  
  • 10.03. Langauge Skills 01 - Present Tense - Types  
  • 10.04. Language Skills 02 - Present Participles and Gerunds  
  • 10.05. Speak it Right - Syllables and Stress  
  • 10.06. Speak it Right - Sentence Intonation  
  • Week 10 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option.

Week 11. What Happened?
  • 11.01. Introduction and Objectives  
  • 11.02. Introduction to the Past Tense  
  • 11.03. Language Skills 01_01 - Past Tense - Types  
  • 11.04. Language Skills 01_02 - Past participles  
  • 11.05. Language Skills 02 - Active and Passive Voices  
  • 11.06. Speak it Right - Sentence Intonation  
  • Week 11 Quiz  

    Choose the correct option

Week 12. Final Exam!
  • 12. End of Course Video  
  • Final Exam  

    The questions relate to all that was taught and given from weeks 1 to 11, including PDF materials. Please make sure to study everything properly and then take the test.

    Good luck!

Reviews (3)
2 months before
Excellent for beginners! Wonderful stock of words. Excellent and innovative way of teaching! This course is great! I recommend all to take it.
2 months before
This course is ideal for all who want to learn english. It is arranged in an efficient manner so that one can easily adapt to the language along with the correct pronunciation. The course has been provided with sufficient examples and enriched with an excellent vocabulary which will help the learners a lot. I really recommend all to take it.
2 months before
It's an excellent course for people who struggle with speaking in English, truly helpful. The step by step lectures with situational videos makes English easier for non-english speakers.