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

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Learn about intensifiers, modifiers, quantifiers and relative clauses.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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In this Upper-Intermediate Level English Course - Clauses and Modifiers you will study how adverbs are used with adjectives as intensifiers and modifiers. You will learn useful phrases for describing things. You will study relative clauses (defining and non-defining) and see how relative pronouns such as which, where and when are used in sentences.

This course covers relative clauses relating to people, places, things, possessions and time. In addition you will learn about countable and uncountable nouns including the use of quantifiers and plural words. You will study real-life practical examples to improve your language skills.

In this course there is a guide to effective reading skills to improve your speed and efficiency. There is a section on intonation and sounding polite in social situations. Finally you will practice using the verb 'take' in phrases with different meanings.

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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.

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