Conversational English an Introduction | Alison

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Introduction to Conversational English - Revised

Learn how to have an English conversation and gain confidence speaking English with this free course.

Free Course
This free online course on conversational English teaches you what to say when you meet people for the first time, and the vocabulary required to make new friends. Having conversations is a really important part of life. Especially if you are in a new country, or learning a new language, conversation is the best way to improve your day-to-day routine. This course will give you the confidence you need the next time you want to say hello.





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Through conversation, you can make friends, improve your language skills, and learn about your new home. But this can be difficult sometimes. Saying hello in a different language is a little scary. Especially if you are new in a country, just talking to somebody is not very easy. This free course is designed to give you confidence the next time you want to say hello and have a conversation in English.

This course guides you through the basics of conversational English. It teaches you what to say when you meet people for the first time, and vocabulary for making new friends. You will practice simple conversational techniques that will give you confidence when meeting and greeting people in English. You will then learn basic verbs and adjectives. Finally you will be introduced to open questions, which are a valuable part of any English conversation.

Sometimes language can be difficult, and being in a new country can be scary. This is completely normal. Once you learn the basics of the language, everything becomes much easier. Conversation is a wonderful thing, and this course will make sure that you have more of it. So why wait? Start this free course today, and in two hours you will be so much closer to having your next English conversation.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this English course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the basics of conversational English
  • Examine the English alphabet
  • Learn the correct ways to greet people in English
  • Identify the context in which certain verbs are used


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