English Course - Gerunds and Infinitives (Upper-Intermediate Level)
Learn how to summarize articles, compare adjectives, and use gerunds and infinitives with this free English course.
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This course will first teach you how to turn verbs into nouns by adding 'ing' at the end of the word to form a gerund. You will cover the use of infinitives in English gerunds including the use of subject and object as well as how verbs, prepositions, and noun phrases can be used with English gerunds. You will also learn how infinitive clauses - which typically begins with the word 'to' - differ from continuous clauses.
Next, you will study why the adjective comes before the infinitive in certain sentences. You will also learn how English conjunctions, prepositions, and adverbials are used to link clauses together. The course will then teach you the difference between the adjectives 'big' and 'great' as well as how to use them in a sentence. You will also study an effective method of summarizing written articles and put it into practice with some exercises.
This course is perfect for intermediate English learners who are ready to learn more about English grammar, specifically the gerunds and infinitives. The interactive presentations, assessment questions, as well as the audio presented by native speakers will also greatly develop your reading and listening skills. Check out the course today and enhance your English skills a little more in just a few short hours!Start Course Now
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Understand, define and use words and phrases related to Fame and being famous.
- Describe the form used with gerunds and be able to give examples.
- Explain the use of infinitives in gerunds including the use of subject and object.
- Relate how verbs, prepositions and noun phrases can be used with gerunds.
- Outline how infinitive clauses differ from continuous clauses.
- Justify why the adjective comes before the infinitive in sentences.
- Review how conjunctions, prepositions and adverbials are used to link clauses together.
- Demonstrate an effective method of summarizing written articles.
- Summarize how the adjectives big and great differ.
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