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English Grammar and Vocabulary - The Weather (Advanced Level)

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English Grammar and Vocabulary - The Weather (Advanced Level)
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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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