Upper-Intermediate Level English Course | Perfect Tenses | Alison

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English Course - Perfect Tenses (Upper-Intermediate Level)

Enhance your English skills by studying English perfect tenses with this upper-intermediate grammar course.

Free Course
This free online English course will teach you about perfect tenses. In English, perfect tenses are used to link two points in time and show certain actions before a time in the past, present, or future. In this course, you will learn the correct forms of perfect tenses using interactive learning content and audio recordings of native English speakers. Take this course today and get to grips with the perfect tense quickly and comprehensively.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive






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This free online English course will first introduce you to the Present Perfect tense. You will learn how to use the Present Perfect to link the actions you did in the past to the present by studying the time phrases that are often used with it. You will also study how the Past Perfect can link a time in the past with a further time in the past as well as how the Future Perfect links two times or actions in the future.

You will then learn useful descriptive phrases made up of verbs and nouns called collocations. The course will also teach you phrases that you can use for talking about achievements. You will study how to use the Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous tenses to link the past and present. Finally, you will be given some really helpful tips for improving your pronunciation skills.

Perfect tenses are really useful for linking events in the past, present, and future. With this free online English course, you can learn how to use them properly. This course comes with interactive learning content that will make the learning process enjoyable, and the audio recordings of native English speakers in the course are perfect for improving your listening and pronunciation skills. So, check out the course now, and keep your English learning journey moving forward!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explain how Perfect tenses link points in time in the past, present and future.
  • Show how the Present perfect is used to describe activities.
  • Give examples of how time phrases are used in the Present perfect tense.
  • See how the Past perfect links different times in the past.
  • Prove how verbs and nouns are used to make descriptive phrases. List useful phrases for talking about achievements.


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