Direct English Lessons

Our Direct English Courses are taught using a unique, dynamic, and student-centred approach to learn English. Every 25-30 minute Zoom lesson focusses on improving your listening and speaking skills. Our lessons immerse you in English with rapid questions and answers which improves your understanding of spoken English.

25-30 minute lesson format: Revision Work (15 minutes), New Work (10-15 minutes)

Our teaching method focusses on:

Speed: the lessons are taught at a fast speed. There is no time to think and translate into your own language. This quickly improves your confidence and speaking skills.

Correction: you will listen and speak for most of the lesson and all your mistakes will instantly be corrected by your teacher.

Repetition: the lessons are taught through constant repetition and revision of grammatically correct sentences.

Grammar

Unit 1-2: To Be, There Is/Are, Plurals, Do/Does, To Have

Unit 3-6: Present Simple, Present Continuous, Gerunds & Infinitives, Adverbs, Some & Any, Pronouns, Possessive Adjectives, Comparatives (1)

Unit 7-8: Past Simple, Irregular Verbs, Future Simple, Comparatives (2), Subject/Object Pronouns, Possessive Pronouns

Unit 9-10: Present Perfect & Verb Forms, Superlatives, 0 & 1st Conditional, Have To, Going To

Vocabulary

Unit 1-2: numbers & counting, alphabet & spelling, parts of the body (1), clothes (1), days/months/seasons, the time, colours, family (1), animals

Unit 3-6: job names, the house, food & drink, countries/languages, daily routines, music/tv/film/newspapers, preferences & opinions, cooking, games & sport, wants, parts of the body (2), clothes (2), transport, family(2), holidays, weather, shopping, abilities, duration of time, possession, comparison (1)

Unit 7-8: the past, years & dates, distances, position & space, the future

Unit 9-10: experiences (1), travel (1), the world, size/height/weight, facts & opinions, comparisons (2), probability(1), certainty (1), obligation (1), duration of action, quantities, conditional statements (1), money & payment, employment (1), illness, furniture, intentions & plans (1)

Functions

Unit 1-2: Greeting & Introducing, Identifying Objects, Counting, Spelling Aloud, Telling The Time, Exchanging Address

Unit 3-6: Exchanging Personal Information, Expressing Preference, Giving Reasons, Expressing Desires, Clarifying Meaning, Requesting Products/Prices, Attributing Possession, Comparing

Unit 9-10: Buying Tickets, Expressing Opinions, Expressing Obligations &, Expressing Intentions

Grammar

Unit 1-5: Predictions With ‘Will’ & ‘Going To’, Linking Words, Clauses, Present Perfect Continuous, Transitive & Intransitive Verbs

Unit 6-10: Modal Verbs In The Past, Past Perfect, Will & Shall, 3rd Conditional, Future Continuous, As + Adj + As, Future Perfect, Wish + Past Perfect, Past Perfect Continuous, Future Perfect Continuous, Reported Questions

Vocabulary

Unit 1-5: behaviour & mood, giving & taking orders, punishment, proof, predictions, trouble & problems, diets, value & worth, cause & effect (1), conditional statements (3), stresses & pressures, character & personality, appearance, influence & persuasion, advantages & disadvantages, contradictions (despite/although), society, familiarity (be/get used to), frequency & routine, religion, prejudice

Unit 6-10: certainty (2), emphasis, comparison (3), making suggestions, past conditions & regrets, disappointment & satisfaction, employment (2), intention, cause & effect (2), responsibility, materials (2), deals & contracts, enthusiasm, wishes & regrets, the mind

Functions

Unit 1-3: Expressing Needs, Expressing Emotions, Reminding, Asking For/Giving Descriptions, Making Promises

Unit 4-8: Getting Someone’s Attention, Filling In Forms, Apologising, Asking For Information, Giving Orders, Asking Permission, Requesting A Service, Reporting Speech

Unit 9-10: Introducing Yourself/Someone Else, Recommending/Disapproving (Should), Expressing Possibility, Agreeing/Disagreeing, Expressing Regrets (1) & Wishes

Grammar

Unit 1-3: Participles As Adjectives, Must & Have To, Phrasal Verbs, Used To.

Unit 4-8: So/Such + Adj + That, Past Continuous, 2nd Conditional, Imperatives, Present Continuous For The Future, Reflexive Pronouns, Reported Speech, Modal Verbs

Unit 9-10: Passive Voice, Wish + Past

Vocabulary

Unit 1-3: Emotions(1), Relationships, Descriptions, Materials (1), Obligations (2), Accommodation(1), Housework, Needs, Memories, Qualifications, Experience (2), Ways & Methods (1), Habits, Directions, Politics, Past Habits & Situations

Unit 4-8: Business, Tourism, Frequency, Fractions & Decimals, Telling Stories, Celebrations, Competitions, Applications, Art, Conditional Statements (2), Apologising, Laws & Rules, Hopes & Ambitions, Complaining, Explaining, Making Arrangements, Permission, Accommodation(2), Money, Emotions(2), Fashion, Hairstyles, Emergencies, Medicine, Hobbies, Tastes, Formal & Informal Speech, Introductions, Obligations (3)

Unit 9-10: Measurements, Rates, Sizes, Probability(2), Crime & The Law, Agreeing & Disagreeing, Customs & Immigration, Travel (2), Nature & The Environment, Night Life, Invitations, Events & Sport, Wishes

Functions

Unit 1-5: Predicting, Expressing Value, Explaining Reasons (Due To), Emphasising

Unit 6-10: Expressing Deductions (Must Have Etc.),Comparing, Making Suggestions, Expressing Regrets (2), Asking Permission (2)

Vocabulary

All Units: Management & Work, Quantity/Number, Shopping, Appearance & Reality, Tendency, Order Sequence, Manufacturing, Economics, Willingness & Reluctance, Risk & Opportunity, Negotiation, Ways & Methods (2), Damage & Injury, Blame/Fault, Presentation & PR, Suggestions/Advice/Recommendations, Dating & Relationships, Effort & Determination

Functions

All Units: Sympathising, Justifying, Suggesting/Advising/Recommending, Prediction (Should Happen)

Certificates of Completion

Students can receive a certificate of completion by completing the required number of lessons on our Direct English courses. Students should contact us when they are ready to claim their certificate. 

16 Lessons Certificate

28 Lessons Certificate

40 Lessons Certificate

Plans & Prices

Direct English Lessons (25-30 minutes)

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