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Ready to take the next step in English?

Upgrade your skills and boost your confidence with a Plain English Plus+ membership

Plain English Plus+ is a good idea if you:

Here are all the ways Plain English Plus+ can help you go from 'intermediate' to 'advanced'

New lessons 2x/week

Our lessons are about current events, people, places, technology, business, health, the environment, and much more. You’ll always find a lesson that’s interesting to you.

Expression lesson library

Conquer English expressions and phrasal verbs with our library of over 250 audio lessons all about the words and phrases English speakers use every day.

Audio at two speeds

Pick the speed that’s right for you! All our audio lessons are available at a slower, learning speed and at a fast, native speed. Train your ear and lose your dependence on transcripts & subtitles.

Video tutorials

Do you ever get stuck trying to express a complicated idea? Our video lessons teach you how to express yourself in English and challenge you to apply what you learn.

Translations in transcripts

Full transcripts of all lessons include instant translations of difficult words and phrases into seven languages, including Portuguese, Spanish, German, Japanese, Italian, Chinese, and French.

Flash cards

Learn five new words with each lesson! Practice the flash cards on our web site or via the Quizlet mobile app.

Record your own voice

Improve your pronunciation by recording your own voice, listening to yourself, and comparing your pronunciation to Jeff’s.

Lesson quizzes

How much did you understand? Check your listening and reading comprehension by taking the quiz after each lesson.

Fill in the blanks

Practice your verb tenses and prepositions with our interactive “fill in the blank” exercises.

Skills mini-courses

Let’s face it: studying is hard work. We’re here to help with mini-courses about English skills to help with your speaking, reading, writing, and listening.

Meet your two newest English-speaking friends

Jeff and JR are active in our Plus+ member forums every day!

Jeff answers all your questions about English. (Most answers are in writing, but you might get lucky and receive a video response!)

JR keeps the conversation going in the forums, posting a question of the week and sharing Plain English resources.

A supportive community with you every step of the way

All your questions answered

Ask Jeff about the Plain English lesson  or about anything you see or hear in English. No question is off limits! 

Connect with other learners

Make connections with others in English! Build your profile, discuss the issues, share tips & tricks, and make friends in our forums and on live calls.

Practice your writing

Learn to always find the right word with Plain English Plus+ online forums. Talk about the lessons, answer the question of the week, and get the practice you need to communicate clearly.

Live video calls

Lose the fear of speaking in English! Join Jeff and JR on a live video call twice per month and gradually build your confidence in your new language.

What our members are saying about Plain English Plus+

Choose your plan

Enjoy the flexibility of a monthly payment or a discount with an annual membership

Monthly

30-day guarantee

$ 19
Per Month
  • Translated transcripts
  • Fast audio
  • Video lessons
  • Ask anything in English
  • Supportive community
  • Flash cards
  • Quizzes
  • Record your voice
  • Mini-courses
Recurring payment; cancel any time

Annual

30-day guarantee

$ 189
Per Year
  • Save 17% off monthly price
  • Translated transcripts
  • Fast audio
  • Video lessons
  • Ask anything in English
  • Supportive community
  • Flash cards
  • Quizzes
  • Record your voice
  • Mini-courses
Recurring payment; cancel any time
Best Value!