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This course is suitable for anyone who wants to start learning English at Beginner (A1) level. Learn important questions and responses and listen to audio by native speakers of English. Play the course via a smartphone, tablet or a desktop computer. Learn anywhere and anytime you want. Pause, stop and replay the content as many times as you want. The course includes interactive visual learning content, audio and exercises.
In this course you will learn to recognise and use words and phrases in the Past Simple tense. You will learn to use the verb 'to be' and how to form 'Wh...' and 'Did...' questions. You will learn how to reply to sentences in the Past Simple and to talk about things from 'yesterday'.
The learning content in this free online course helps you to learn verbs and sentences in the Present Simple tense. By completing the end of course assessment you will be eligible to receive an Alison certificate in Beginner level English.
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After completing this course you will be able to:
- Recognise words in Past Simple.
- Recognise 'to be' in Past Simple.
- Form a Past Simple tense "Did..." question.
- Make phrases in the Past tense.
- Make Wh + did questions.
- Talk about things from yesterday.
- Respond to a variety of Past tense phrases.
- Reply in the Past to Past Simple questions.
- Make other Past Simple phrases.
All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:
Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning
Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:
Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping
All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.