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Starting Out

Do you need to learn words and phrases for everyday situations.

In this section, watch our video series for beginner (CEFR level A1) or pre-intermediate (CEFR level A2) learners. Follow Julia and Sammy's story from episode 01 when they meet.

You will improve your listening comprehension and learn basic grammar, words and useful phrases. Each video has a transcript and interactive exercises to help you understand and use the language.

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Starting Out - Episode 01

Julia and Sammy meet in a cycling accident! Then they want the same taxi. Will they get on?

Starting Out Episode 02

Sammy chats up Julia at Tom's party. What does he get from her?

Starting Out - Episode 03

Julia and Sammy meet again in the park, but this time he has a question for her. Will she say yes or no?

Starting Out - Episode 04

Sammy and Julia are happy to go shopping together. What could possibly go wrong?

Starting Out - Episode 05

Sammy and Julia go out for dinner in a restaurant. Why can't they enjoy their meal together?

Starting Out Episode 6

Julia and Sammy enjoy their meal, but there's a problem. How is Sammy going to pay for it?

Starting Out Episode 7

Sammy and Julia discover they both like the same sport. But can they enjoy it together?

Starting Out - Episode 8

Julia and Sammy go to get a sandwich for lunch. Who's the unhappy customer?

Starting Out - Episode 9

Sammy shows Julia some photos of his family. Does Sammy have a son?!

Starting Out - Episode 10

Sammy shows Julia some photos of him playing different sports. Why is she not impressed?

Starting Out - Episode 11

Sammy is impatiently waiting in front of the cinema. Will Julia spoil their date?

Starting Out - Episode 12

Julia doesn't want to meet Sammy's old friends. What is she nervous about?

Starting Out - Episode 13

Julia and Sammy read their horoscopes. What is their future together?

Starting Out - Episode 14

Sammy has an idea for the holiday. But will Julia want to go away?

Starting Out - Episode 15

Sammy is excited about taking Julia to his favourite campsite. There's just one problem ...