Basic English: Upper Intermediate Level


Learning Basic English through Pictures

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Our Basic English course consists of 80 free online lessons (20 at each of the Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate Levels).


Our program is based on a communications approach with defined competency levels for reading, writing and listening at each level.

Cultural content is utilized in the grammar examples and quizzes in each lesson. You will learn fascinating aspects about the different neighborhoods and districts in New York.





Each lesson is organized as follows:

  • Lesson Objectives
  • Dialogue
  • Key Sentences
  • Grammar Tips
  • Visual Vocabulary
  • Listening & Pronunciation Practice
  • New Vocabulary Definitions
  • Idioms
  • Vocabulary Quiz/Crossword Puzzle







Lesson 61
Visiting famous buildings and landmarks in New York
(  )

Lesson 62
Talking about famous statues and monuments in New York
(  )

Lesson 63
Walking across Brooklyn Bridge; other bridges in New York
(   )

Lesson 64
Talking about your favorite landscapes.  New York’s rivers
(  )

Lesson 65
Visiting Central Park and other parks and gardens in New York
(  )

Lesson 66
Visiting a zoo and aquarium in New York
(Talking about wildlife, marine life, and pets)

Lesson 67
Visiting places of worship in New York
(  )

Lesson 68
Talking about the media and visiting a TV studio in New York
(   )

Lesson 69
Talking about movies and television series made in New York
(  )

Lesson 70
Talking about New York’s history
(   )

Lesson 71
Talking about different levels of government in New York and the U.S.
(  )


MOVING FORWARD (Lessons 72-80)


Lesson 72
Preparing to take an English proficiency test
(   )

Lesson 73
Applying to study in a university, college or academy in New York
(  )

Lesson 74
Getting a student visa
(  )

Lesson 75
Finding a job
(  )

Lesson 76
Talking about your career goals
(  )

Lesson 77
Renting an apartment
(  )

Lesson 78
Getting engaged, married, and starting a family

Lesson 79
Purchasing a home
(   )

Lesson 80
Preparing for your citizenship exam
(  )


Broadway Theater District (Robert Parma, CCA 3.0)
Broadway Theater District (Robert Parma, CCA 3.0)