Advanced Level English | Free Online Course | Fashion | Alison

English Grammar and Vocabulary - Fashion (Advanced Level)

Learn how to talk about fashion using fashion-related English words, phrases, and idioms with this free English course.

Free Course
This free online English grammar and vocabulary course will teach you advanced grammar and vocabulary about discussing fashion. Regardless of whether you're into the latest trend or not, fashion is a fascinating part of our social lives. In this course, you will learn to describe how people dress and study common English phrases related to fashion and clothes. You will also look into English inversion, downtoners, and exclamatory phrases.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive






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This course will first introduce you to English adjectives such as 'impeccable' and 'scruffy' that you will find useful for describing how people dress. You will also learn how to change these adjectives into adverbs. The course will then teach you what English inversions are and how you can use them to make a sentence sound more dramatic. You will also learn about exclamative phrases and how to use them correctly with 'what' or 'how.'

Next, you will study downtoners and learn how you can use them to reduce the effect of a word or phrase that you are saying. You will learn common downtoners such as 'a bit' and 'slightly. Finally, the course will teach you how to spice up your conversation by using English idioms and collocations related to fashion and dress such as 'bursting at the seams', 'dressed to kill', and 'shopaholic'.

If you are an advanced-level English learner who wants to improve their English conversation skills then this is a great course for you. By the end of the course you will have broadened your English vocabulary considerably and will have also learned new grammar rules for sentence structure. These will be really great skills for your future English development, so check out the course today and keep your English learning journey moving forward!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Review the language used for describing the way people dress.
  • Justify the correct downtoner for the context given.
  • State the correct use of emphasizers for talking about how long it has been since something happened.
  • Review the structure of inversions and how they are used.
  • Summarize the correct expression for the given emphatic sentence.
  • Analyse the difference in meanings between different downtoners.
  • Explain the correct use of exclamations with 'what' or 'how'.
  • Explain which fashion related idiom is most appropriate in the given context.
  • Trace the meaning of certain expressions and how they are used.


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