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English Course - Perfect Tenses (Upper-Intermediate Level)

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Learn to use the Perfect tenses.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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In this Upper-Intermediate Level English Course - Perfect Tenses you will learn how the Perfect tenses (simple and continuous) work; how they link points in time and how they are used to show actions before a time in the past, present or future. You will see how time phrases are used with these tenses. You will study how to use verbs and nouns together in descriptive phrases. You will learn how to use phrases to talk about personal achievements. You will see how an adjective can be used to build phrases with different meanings. There is a presentation in this course on how to improve your speaking skills.

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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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