Welcome to your very own free English course. These lessons review some of the most essential grammar and speaking phrases in English.
The level of the course is approximately A2, or Elementary level. But it’s also useful for you if you have a higher level of English but want to review your English.
Review the most important grammar so you can talk about yourself accurately and confidently. In this section of the course there are two grammar pages (Nationalities and the Verb To Be; and Pronouns and Possessives); a vocabulary page (You and Your Family) and a speaking page (Saying Hello and Introducing Yourself).
Learn to give more details about yourself, your job and your daily routines. Plus, get essential phrases to make phone calls.
The Present Simple tense in English
Talking about your job and daily routines in English
Giving personal information in English
Learn how to make questions in English, and to book a hotel room. Get the vocabulary you need to talk about your hobbies, interests and sports.
Learn how to ask questions at a hotel
Booking a hotel room in English
English vocabulary: learn to talk about your free time
Understand the differences between the indefinite, definite and zero article. Get essential vocabulary to talk about transport and buy tickets; and learn ways to be polite in English.
Indefinite and Definite Articles in English
Learn How to Buy Tickets in English
Would Like and Other English Polite Phrases
Learn how to use “there is”, “there are”, “some” and “any”; and how to use “can” for requests and permission. Get essential English vocabulary to talk about the rooms of your house and the furniture you have.
English Grammar: There is, There are; Some and Any
Learn to Use Can for Permission and Requests in English
English Vocabulary for Rooms and Furniture
Learn how to use words like “this” and “that”. Get essential vocabulary to talk about clothes and shoes, plus phrases for going shopping. Plus, how to write simple emails and messages in English.
English Grammar: Demonstratives and Determiners
English Vocabulary for Clothes and Shoes
English Conversations: Shopping
How to Write Emails and Messages in English
Learn how to compare things, plus ways to ask questions at a Tourist Information office. Get essential phrases to ask for and receive directions in a town.
English Conversations for Tourists
Useful English phrases for Giving Directions
This week the lessons all focus on the past. Learn how to use the Past Simple tense and common time reference words. Plus, how to speak about your past and background.
English Grammar: The Past Simple Tense
English Words to Talk about Time and the Past
English Speaking Tips: How to Talk about your Past
Learn how to use “will”, as well as useful phrases to order in a restaurant, and how to give your opinion, likes and dislikes and preferences.
English Grammar: How to Use Will
English Conversations: In a Restaurant
How to Talk about your Likes, Opinions and Preferences
Learn how to use “have”, “have got” and ‘s to talk about possession. Plus, vocabulary to talk about your body, and useful phrases to talk about common illnesses and medical problems.
English Vocabulary: Parts of the Body
English Speaking: Medical Problems
Understand how to use the imperative form, plus essential phrases (and templates) to write an enquiry.
English Grammar: Giving Instructions
Learn how to form and use the Present Continuous tense, and how to make comparisons using “like”, “be like” and “look like”.
English Grammar: Present Continuous Tense
English Speaking: How to use Look, Be Like, Look Like
Learn the word order of questions and how to agree with someone using “so” and “neither”.
Question Words in English Grammar
English Speaking: Getting to Know Someone
Learn how to use “can”, “could” and “be able to” to talk about ability in the present, past and future. Get essential vocabulary to talk about your skills and feelings.
English Grammar: How to Talk about Ability
English Vocabulary: Describe your Skills
English Vocabulary: Feelings and Friendship
Use different forms (“be going to”, the Present Continuous and “will”) to refer to the future. Get vocabulary and phrases to talk about a day out, and how to offer, refuse or accept food. Plus how to use “too” and “enough”.
English Grammar: Future Intentions
English Vocabulary: Planning a Day Out
English Speaking: Offering Food
Learn how to use “must”, “have to”, “need” and “mustn’t”, “don’t have to” to talk about obligations and prohibition. Get essential vocabulary to talk about your job and work responsibilities.
English Grammar: Modals of Obligation
English Vocabulary: Jobs and Work
Learn how to use the Present Perfect tense to talk about personal experiences, plus get a list of the most common
irregular past participles. Learn essential phrases to leave and take messages on the phone.
English Grammar: The Present Perfect
English Grammar: Irregular Past Participles
English Speaking: Phone Messages
In the final week, get essential vocabulary to talk about the weather. Learn how to make predictions using “will”, “might” and “going to”, and the superlative form of the most common adjectives.
English Grammar: Will, Might, Going To
English Conversations: Weather