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English Course - Conversations in the Present (Elementary level)

Learn how to make introductions as well as ask and answer questions in English with this free online English course.

English
Free Course
This free online English course will teach you how to use the present simple tense of verbs so you can talk about everyday actions in English. You will study how the verb 'be' is used in English conversations and in the Present Simple. The course will then teach you when to use capital letters, the proper way to make requests and ask and answer simple questions in English, and some extra English vocabulary relating to travel.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

First, you will study the verb 'to be' in the Present Simple tense, using both positive and negative forms. You will learn about possessive pronouns such as 'This' and 'That', the use of apostrophe + 's' to indicate possession such as 'John's coat', and the use of contractions such as 'I'm a doctor' and 'He's not hungry'. You will also study the rules for when to use capital letters, such as for names of people, places, and things.

You will then learn new vocabulary words related to things that you carry in a bag such as a wallet and keys. The course will teach you how to make requests and ask for things, as well as learn when to use 'can' and 'could'. You will study how pronouns are used to identify things in the singular and plural such as 'This' and 'These'. Finally, you will practice using contractions for singular and plural English nouns.

This free online English grammar course will ensure that elementary level English learners receive a clear and simple English education. The interactive learning content, as well as the audio recordings by native English speakers, will also greatly help you to develop your reading comprehension and listening skills. The files are also accessible via smartphones and tablets so learning can be done anytime, anywhere. So, check out the course today and keep your English learning journey moving forward!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Define different functions of the verb 'be' in the Present.
  • List words where capital letters are used.
  • Explain the significance of key words in sentences.
  • Describe nouns that we carry in bags.
  • Justify the form that is used in questions in the Present.
  • Prove why we use certain forms when making requests.
  • Relate how 'be' is used in conversations in the Present.
  • Review how pronouns are used to identify things in singular and plural.
  • State how contractions are used in positive and negative sentences.

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:

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.

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