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English Course - Narratives (Upper-Intermediate Level)

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English Course - Narratives (Upper-Intermediate Level)
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  • In this Upper-Intermediate Level English Course - Narratives you will learn about constructing different tenses and narrative verb forms in effective ways to tell stories. There is a strong focus on past forms. However, you will also look at present and future forms and how they compare with past forms.

    You will learn how the past simple describes main events in narratives and how perfect and continuous forms are used. You will study why certain words are stressed. You will practice how to construct your own narrative using a guide. You will study the role of collocations and their use in narratives.

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  • After completing this course you will be able to:

    • Define a narrative and the role of the narrator. List useful phrases for telling stories.
    • Describe how to talk about main events, events in progress and finished events.
    • Relate the forms used with subjects, verbs and objects in sentences.
    • Review how simple and perfect verb forms differ.
    • Analyse why there are different stages in a narrative and explain how they are progressive.
    • State the functions of the beginning, characters, settings, feelings, problems, dialogue and climax in narratives.

  • 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.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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