Beginner English: Practical Foundational English Training

Simply English. A simple, elegant approach to English

4.50 (545 reviews)

Beginner English: Practical Foundational English Training


1.5 hours


Nov 2018

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What you will learn

To speak English like an American and write like the British

Improve your pronunciation via a variety of visual and audio speech exercises

Build your vocabulary and English expressions

Bridge the gap between your reading ability and your comprehension of what you read

Improved grammar

Improved comprehension

Improved speaking and reading


This course is a beginner level English course (A1-A2). The student understands basic phrases and instructions. He/she can interact in a very simple way and uses incomplete sentences, without real grammatical content. He/she may be able to participate in a dialogue giving personal information but in a limited way using minimal vocabulary. 

This course is designed to improve your English at its foundation. You will have a basic understanding of English and be able to speak it immediately. You will be able to introduce yourself in various social interactions. Use the verb 'to be' correctly in positive, negative and question sentences. Understanding when to use the verb 'to be'. Talk about yourself and give personal information. 

Using the WH-question words correctly and immediately employ them in your language. Express yourself and ask the proper questions to get the answers you need.

You will learn:

  • How to Meet and Greet

  • Greetings and Farewells

  • Subject Pronouns

  • How to Use the Verb 'To Be' Properly

  • How to Talk About Jobs, Countries

  • How to Use Wh Questions (What, Where, Who, When)

  • And much more!

This course is taught using the four pillars of learning; both active parts of speaking and writing  and both passive parts of reading and listening. You will acquire new vocabulary from real life scenarios and while reading excerpts of paragraphs and poems written by well-known authors. 

The course will be paired with a PDF leaflet that you can download and print which will follow the order of each section and lecture offering you an active part in your learning.

This course also includes:

  • Clear lessons that are built upon each other

  • Skits that subtly foreshadow upcoming lessons

  • Integrative approach to English expressions, idioms, similes and metaphors

  • Many PDF worksheets that mirror each part of the lessons

  • Original flashcards to develop vocabulary

  • Teacher that speaks American English

About your teacher

  • Native speaker from Canada

  • Taught ESL to adults and children for 5 years, privately and in a classroom

  • Fluent in English and French

  • Taught in a Montessori preschool 

  • Homeschooled her children for 14 years employing the Waldorf pedagogy

As the name intends, Simply English is a course designed for A1 students who desire a simple approach to English. Through the 4 language pillars of speaking, reading, writing and listening, each lesson provides a weave of active and passive activities. Simply English employs many images courtesy of Freepik to further the understanding of the lesson, as well as unique and engaging video skits. Which add a playful appeal to the overall learning experience.




Let’s Keep in Touch

Asking personal information


Understanding subject pronouns

Verb to be and contractions

[Practice Activity] Let's Keep in Touch

Let's Meet and Greet

Greetings, introductions and farewells

Formal and personal titles

Possessive adjectives

Three basic forms of the verb to be

[Practice Activity] Let's Meet and Greet

It’s all Greek to me!

Occupations and articles "a/ an"


Countries and Nationalities

[Practice Activity] It's all Greek to Me

Wrap Up

Help your fellow students


Sergio7 January 2021

Me gusta el curso, ya tengo algo de conocimiento y el que hablen en ingles con subtitulos en ingles es de mi agrado asi comprendo un poco como se escriben las palabras mencionadas.

SURABHI3 August 2020

For beginners, it's a great course to have the most basic knowledge but for others, it's a good course to brush up your existing knowledge. Overall, it was a great experience to learn this course. NICE EFFORT :)

Ashik19 July 2020

It was a wonderful experience in udemy with this course. Hope I can do better hereafter... Thanks for the Instructor

Leverne17 July 2020

it is a good experience for me because i am learning the basics of english, speaking, writing and talking and will use it in my workplace

Verensia25 May 2020

Hello everyone! Lets join this course, you will get everthing foundation in english! I am very happy about it and hope you all can learn english in this easy way and very friendly in time. God bless you all

Vajahat5 August 2019

this course cover some basic area of English grammar...the way of explaining is Impressive. finally thank you for giving me this course for free.

Valerie13 November 2018

Ce cours m' a remise dans la mélodie de la langue ; j'ai apprécié le côte didactique et pédagogique. J'attends la suite sur un anglais plus avancé. Apprendre de la sorte c'est cool et facile

Adnan29 October 2018

Add more content that commonly used in conversation among different people. For example The conversation related to any topic like hobby, common discussion between friends, common discussion between students and teacher, common discussion between parents and child, common discussion on general knowledge etc.


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