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English Course - Expressions (Upper-Intermediate Level)

English
Free Course
In this upper-intermediate level English course, you will learn useful words and phrases that you can use to describe yourself and others. The course will teach you how to use active and passive sentences and verb forms, how they change the roles of the subject and object in an English sentence, and how to make complaints in English. These skills will give your English language ability a great boost in no time at all.
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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 useful English phrases that will help you describe yourself and other people. The course will cover the active and passive sentences and teach you how to form active sentences where the subject is the person who carries out the action. You will also learn that in a passive sentence, the agent or the doer of the action is not visible.

You will then study the correct use of 'get' and 'have'. You will learn that you use 'get + past participle' to talk about things that are unpleasant or that happen by accident such as 'I got drunk at my friend's party'. You will also study a number of sentences using active and passive verb forms, which will help familiarize you with the usage of these forms. Finally, you will learn the different meanings and uses of the word 'mind'.

With the phrases taught in this free online English course you will learn how to describe things much more accurately. By the end of the course you will have learned the correct usage of verb forms and pronouns as well as the role of subjects, objects, and agents in active and passive sentences. This online course is designed for the upper-intermediate level English learners who want to enhance their English skills for personal and professional advancement. Check out the course, and start learning, today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Define the two main parts of the human brain and how they are associated with certain characteristics.
  • List useful phrases for describing things, including the correct use of verb forms and pronouns.
  • Explain the role of subject, object and agent in active and passive sentences.
  • Describe the function of the past participle and the verb 'to be' in the Passive form.
  • Justify how the verbs 'have' and 'get' can be used in active and passive forms.
  • Prove how, normally in English, the main subject comes at the beginning of a sentence and new or additional information comes at the end.
  • Relate how the object in sentences with 'get' changes depending on whether the function is purposeful or accidental.

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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