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English Course - Information in the Present (Elementary level)

Learn how to use English words, phrases, and sentences in the Present tense, with this free English grammar course.

English
Free Course
This free English course will teach you about English collocations and how they are used. You will first study common English verb-noun phrases and improve your English vocabulary. You will then complete test questions, listen to native speakers, and learn how to use verbs such as 'do' and 'like' in positive and negative English sentences. You will also study different functions in the English Present tense and learn to ask questions correctly.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

What is a collocation? Collocations are words that go together to make phrases, specifically verb-noun phrases such as 'read books' and 'wear shoes'. In this free English grammar course, you will learn how to use the auxiliary verbs 'Do' and Don't' correctly, as well as how to use the Present simple to talk about things that are always true, routines, and habits. You will then learn how to use the conjunctions 'and', 'but' and 'or' in English sentences.

Next, you will learn the rules for using the suffixes 's', 'es', and 'ies' and study the correct usage of the English auxiliary verb 'have'. You will learn how to tell the time correctly in English as well as write them in the correct form. This course will also teach you the correct prepositions to use for telling the day, the part of the day, and the hour in English. You will also learn how to express that you like and don't like different things.

By the end of this free online English course, elementary level English learners will be able to use the correct form of the present simple tense, talk about the things you own, and speak about your likes and dislikes. This will be really helpful for getting your English conversations going. The interactive learning content and audio recordings by native speakers - which you can access anytime, anywhere - will further develop your reading and listening skills. So why wait? Improve your English, today!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:


  • Define Collocations and how they are used.
  • List some common verb-noun phrases.
  • Explain how to improve your vocabulary.
  • Describe how to use verbs such as 'do' and 'like' in positive and negative sentences.
  • Justify how to ask questions and give answers correctly.
  • Prove how conjunctions are used in sentences to do with habits or routines.
  • Relate how suffixes are used with words in different Present simple statements.
  • Review how to say different times properly in English.
  • State different phrases and sentences that can be used for liking and disliking something.

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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