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Beginner Level English - Make a Request

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Asking for things
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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This course is suitable for anyone who wants to start learning English at Beginner (A1) level. Learn important question and reply phrases 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 the verbs 'want' and 'would like'. You will learn how to ask for a price. You will learn how to refer to things in singular and plural. You will see how to ask for something politely. You will learn how to form 'Wh...' and 'to be' questions and how to reply to questions. Finally you will understand how to refer to different kinds of shops.

The learning content in this free online course helps you to learn simple questions and responses. 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:

  • Differentiate between want and would like.
  • Recognise these, those, this etc.
  • Recognise what, where, when, why, and where.
  • Ask to be questions.
  • Talk about shops in a city centre.

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
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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.


Course Reviews

Mallory S.
one year ago
Mallory S.

I would rate this course well.

Jennifer R.
one year ago
Jennifer R.

Really helpful

Loyane M.
one year ago
Loyane M.

I like so much this course, i learned a lot of words

Ashwaq A.
one year ago
Ashwaq A.

it’s amazing course

Esther A.
one year ago
Esther A.

smiles....this course is amazing.

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