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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