Practical English Starter is the perfect course for beginners wanting to master basic English and build confidence. And with lessons accessible from any computer or mobile device, finding the time to study has never been so easy! Packed with 56 lessons and a highly personalised learning method. Practical English is the ideal course for anyone wanting to improve their English as efficiently as possible to increase their score in an international English proficiency test.

Master basic English

  • 56 lessons. Each lesson takes about 30-45 minutes to complete, for a total of 30-40 hours of study content total in the course.
  • Lessons can be taken again and again until the content is mastered and the learner has the confidence to move on.
  • Learn and practice 500 high-frequency key words and phrases
  • Engaging content: photos, illustrations, audio, etc.
  • Listening speeds are 30% slower than higher level courses so that students can get used to distinguishing sounds and build confidence.
  • Lessons follow a clear and proven learning cycle, improving skills and confidence step-by-step.
  • Immediate feedback on performance.
  • Seamless integration across devices: start studying on your computer, continue the lesson on your mobile phone, finish it on your tablet.

Requirements to pass the course

Recommended: Pass all 56 lessons (60% or more in each lesson test)

Target audience

Individuals with a TOEIC® score of 10-250 or equivalent

Study period

Recommended: three to six months

Study flow

  • Take the 4 foundation lessons to get comfortable with the alphabet, numbers, etc.
  • Move on to the practice lessons. Lessons are arranged in units of 4: reading, grammar, listening, and then speaking, all on the same topic. This keeps topics easy to understand and reinforces the key language.
  • Continue studying lessons and completing units until you’ve completed all 56 lessons.
  • Receive your course completion certificate.

4 Foundation Lessons

  • Listening
  • ABC
  • What’s your surname?
  • It’s two o’clock
  • How much is this, please?

52 Training lessons

  • Grammar
    Catch the bus at the bus stop
    Do you like cereal?
    I bought a new phone
    I couldn’t speak French when I was a child
    I lived in New York
    I’d like the chicken, please
    I’m working in New York
    I’m… You’re…
    My company’s products
    My work routine
    There’s a nice jacket in the store
    What did you do on Saturday?
    Where are you going to go on vacation?
  • Listening
    I’m a doctor
    How do you get to work?
    How many emails do you write?
    I didn’t play basketball
  • Listening
    I liked my old phone
    It was very hot and sunny
    My birthday’s in June
    My husband plays golf
    This is the office
    We went camping last year
  • Reading
    I’m from Germany
    An international family
    At the mall
    How many people work here?
    I go sightseeing in the city
    I play soccer every week.
    Let’s meet at the mall
    Let’s order takeout
    Public transport
  • Speaking
    Introducing yourself
    Are you ready to order?
    Can I help you?
    Can I speak to Mr Smith?
    Can we meet tomorrow?
    Did you clean the house today?
    Do you like your job?
    How long did you work there?
    I really like fast food
    I really need to keep fit
    Please check out before ten o’clock
    Where’s the station, please?
    Why don’t you go to a museum?