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English Course - Articles and Emphasis (Upper-Intermediate Level)

English
Free Course
Learn about instructional language, articles and emphasis - improve your pronunciation skills.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
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In this Upper-Intermediate Level English Course - Articles and Emphasis you will become familiar with instructional or 'how to' language. You will be able to use phrases for giving instructions. There is a topic on articles: types, rules and applications. Understand how and when to use articles for times and places, when not to use them and how they are used with adjectives.

Learn about making emphasis and how to use adverbs and auxiliary verbs as intensifiers. Included in this topic is a presentation on sentence form, adverbial phrases and using adjectives (quantifiers) to describe nouns. Learn about cleft sentences. In this course there are sections on phonetic translation; phrases for giving advice and using abbreviations in written texts.

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After completing this course you will be able to:


  • List useful phrases for giving instructions.
  • Define the use of definite and indefinite articles.
  • Justify why certain phrases use articles and others do not.
  • Show when we use articles for times and places and when we do not.
  • Explain how we use cleft sentences to give emphasis.
  • Illustrate how we use adverbs and auxiliary verbs as intensifiers when making emphasis.
  • Identify the phonetic translations of words in phrases for giving advice.
  • Provide examples of using markings and abbreviations in written texts.

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