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Beginner Level English Course - Present Continuous

Learn how to talk about a current action with this free course on the English present continuous tense.

English
Free Course
This English grammar course focuses on the Present Continuous tense of English verbs and will teach you how to talk about an action or event that is currently happening. The course also contains interactive visual learning content and audio exercises that feature native English speakers. This will help you develop your listening skills and will make it easier for you to understand and speak with English speakers.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course will help you recognise the Present Continuous tense in English and make statements such as 'He is talking to his students.' You will learn how to ask questions in Present Continuous such as 'Are they playing in the park?' as well as form 'Wh' questions in the Present Continuous such as 'What are you cooking for dinner?' You will also study the standard phrases that are used to make a phone call.

You will then learn how to reply to questions in the English Present Continuous tense such as 'I am cooking beef stew for dinner.' You will study the different questions and phrases that are used to make a phone call to a company such as 'Am I calling the head office?' and 'I am calling about the products that my company is selling.' Finally, you will learn how to briefly answer in the English Present Continuous tense such as 'Are they playing basketball? Yes, they are.'

The interactive visual learning content, audio files, and exercises in this English grammar course will teach you everything you need to know about the Present Continuous tense of English verbs. You will learn that by adding 'ing' to verbs in English, you can easily make sentences and ask questions in the English Present Continuous tense. The audio files in this English course are accessible via mobile phones and tablets, so you can practice and learn anytime and anywhere you want. So why wait?! Continue your English learning journey, today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Recognise the Present Continuous tense.
  • Ask questions in Present Continuous.
  • Learn standard phrases to make a phone call.
  • Make statements in Present Continuous.
  • Form 'Wh' questions in Present Continuous.
  • Reply to questions in Present Continuous. Make a phone call to a company.
  • Reply briefly to Present Continuous questions - "Yes, I am..."
  • Talk about learning.

Certification

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:

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An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

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