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English Course - Clauses and Modifiers (Upper-Intermediate Level)

English
Free Course
In this upper-intermediate level English course, you will study how English adverbs are used with adjectives as intensifiers and modifiers. You will also study relative clauses and see how relative pronouns are used in sentences, and you will learn about countable and uncountable nouns including the use of quantifiers and plural words. This course also covers relative clauses relating to people, places, things, possessions, and time.
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  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course will first teach you how to use intensifiers or adverbs to emphasize adjectives. You will learn adverbs that can help you say that something is somewhat or mildly the case. You will also learn useful phrases and questions for asking about and describing events. The course will also teach you how to use relative clauses to give information about people, possessions, things, places and times. You will also study how to use relative pronouns such as 'who', 'whose', 'that', and 'which' in relative clauses.

You will then learn how to use the comma in defining and non-defining clauses. You will study countable and uncountable English nouns including when to use them. You will also learn how to use certain words and phrases as quantifiers with countable nouns and uncountable nouns. The course will then teach you the different functions of the verb 'take' and its uses in phrases and phrasal verbs. Finally, you will learn how to sound polite in English by using intonation.

By the end of this free online English grammar course you will understand how to use English clauses and modifiers correctly, how to use proper intonation, and how to sound polite in social situations. The course lays everything out in a clear and simple manner, and is designed to boost your English skills in a short space of time. So, check out the course today and bring your English language skills to the next level in just a few short hours!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Demonstrate how to use intensifiers to emphasize and modify adjectives.
  • List useful questions and phrases for asking about and describing things.
  • Define the two types of relative clauses and how commas are used.
  • Show how different relative pronouns are used for different purposes.
  • Review the two types of nouns with regard to their function as quantifiers.
  • Prove how some words and phrases are used with either countable or uncountable nouns.
  • Relate some techniques for improving your reading ability.
  • Be able to comment on the importance of intonation with regard to sounding polite.
  • Provide examples of using the verb 'take' in phrases with different meanings.

Certification

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