A basic understanding of English and a desire to learn and improve English vocabulary.
What are idioms?
Idioms are phrases or expressions that typically have a figurative, non-literal meaning. You could understand each individual word but the overall meaning is not clear.
Some idioms are regional, meaning that it might be heard primarily in one country only.
That sounds confusing!
Idioms are used every day by native speakers and can be a huge cause of confusion for learners. Everyone else knows what they mean and your confidence drops as you have trouble following the conversation.
It doesn’t have to be this way!
This course will help you to understand idioms and increase your confidence around native speakers.
Even if you’re a native speaker, there will be idioms here that are new to you, depending on where you live.
Whether English language learner or native speaker, this course will help you to improve your vocabulary.
Idioms are interesting
Idioms make language interesting by injecting extra vocabulary into the language.
As a language learner, can you see the same idiom in your native language vocabulary? Or is there a similar expression that has a similar meaning? Or maybe there is no equivalent idiom at all. It is interesting to think about how these similarities and differences happen.
Who this course is for:
- English language learners who want to improve their vocabulary and idiom knowledge.