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English Grammar and Vocabulary - The Media (Advanced Level)

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English Grammar and Vocabulary - The Media (Advanced Level)
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  • Certification
  • In this course, English Grammar and Vocabulary - The Media (Advanced Level), you will practice using vocabulary and grammar for describing television programmes, newspapers and different types of media; adjectives for describing films, common expressions used by film reviewers; negative expressions used to describe films; review of the passive form; learn passive reporting structures as commonly used in news reports etc.

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  • After completing this course you will be able to:

    • Justify when it is necessary to use the preposition 'by' in passive sentences.
    • State the instances in which the passive form is generally used.
    • Review the use of passive reporting structures and how they differ to active sentences.
    • Analyse the correct use of the passive in different tenses and forms.
    • Review the language used for describing news and media.
    • Summarise the language used for reviewing television series.
    • Review the language used for describing films.
    • Trace the most appropriate news-related idioms in a given context.
    • Explain the differences between tabloid and broadsheet newspapers.

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