Learn Beginner Level English Training Course - Food | Alison

Beginner Level English - Food

Learn some really helpful English vocabulary related to food and eating out, with this free online English course.

Free Course
Travelling just isn't complete until you've tried some local food. But what if you can't understand what's on the menu?! This beginner level English course will help you communicate your food preferences in English by introducing you to some really useful food-related English vocabulary. To make things as easy as possible, you will also receive some helpful listening exercises recorded by native speakers. Keep improving your English, today!
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive






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This free online English course will first teach you how to use the articles 'a' and 'an' properly, which is really easy if you know your English vowels and consonants. You will then learn how to request something politely using the verbs 'can' and 'would like' so you won't sound like a bossy tourist. You will also learn how to reply to questions politely. This will really please the person you are talking to, and might even earn you a little discount!

You will then learn how to form 'Wh...' questions like 'what', 'where', and 'when', as well as study the use of the verb 'like' in the third person singular. You will also learn the correct use of 'can' and 'could' and practice English conversations for restaurants with simple question and answer exercises. By the end of the course, you will have learned all you need for expressing what you like in English, especially when it comes to food.

Being able to converse in basic English is great, but being able to converse politely in English is even better. This basic English vocabulary and grammar course is perfect for beginner English learners who don't want to go hungry while on vacation in an English-speaking country. So, try the course now, and improve your English language skills in just a few short hours, and all for free!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Recognise words related to food.
  • Request something politely using can.
  • Explain grammar about like in 3rd person singular.
  • Request something (would like).
  • Form a "Wh" question + would like.
  • Talk about what you like.
  • Use restaurant phrases with confidence.
  • Reply politely "Yes, please".
  • Describe the use of A and An.


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