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English Course - Gerunds and Infinitives (Upper-Intermediate Level)

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English Course - Gerunds and Infinitives (Upper-Intermediate Level)
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  • Certification
  • In this free online course you will learn vocabulary and phrases about fame and being famous. You will practice reading written texts and listening to native speakers. There are topics on Gerunds and Infinitives where you will learn about their forms, uses and relationships with other words and phrases. You will study how conjunctions, prepositions and adverbials are used to link clauses. You will learn how to summarize articles by identifying the key points and being able to produce a concise summary. You will compare adjectives, understand their meaning and be able to use them in practical contexts.

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  • 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.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

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