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English Grammar and Vocabulary - The Weather (Advanced Level)

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Learn how to talk about different types of weather.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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In this course, English Grammar and Vocabulary - The Weather, you will learn vocabulary for describing different types of weather; collocations frequently used to describe weather (such as bitterly cold, a rough sea); and common weather-related idioms and expressions. In terms of grammar you will study the use of generic pronouns such as 'you', 'one' and 'they'; reflexive pronouns ending in -self and -selves and reciprocal pronouns, e.g. 'each other', 'one another'.

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After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between themselves and each other in terms of reciprocal pronouns.
  • Justify why we don't use reflexive pronouns with verbs such as wash, feel etc.
  • Analyse the use of they, them and their in terms of gender neutral pronouns.
  • Review the language used for describing different weather conditions.
  • Trace the most appropriate weather-related idioms for a given context.
  • Summarize which adjective collocates with which noun in weather-related collocations.
  • State the most appropriate weather-related phrasal verbs in a given context.
  • Review the pronouns used to refer to people in general.
  • Explain the use of the pronoun 'we' for general statements.

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