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English Grammar - Prepositions & Conjunctions (Intermediate level)

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Learn more about Prepositions and Conjunctions.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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In this course you will learn about the functions and practical uses of conjunctions and prepositions; use of subjects + verbs; synonyms and antonyms; using nouns and pronouns; joining clauses together; using words/phrases to talk about events in time; how some events depend on other events; using words/phrases to refer to states and outcomes; examples of conjunctions which are conditional/if statements; describing situations when two things happen at the same time or one event follows another event; using words/phrases to describe things that happen over longer periods of time; use of verbs to predict the future, making suggestions, saying how we feel and making comparisons; use of formal expressions; use of adjectives; talking about how long something is/takes (time/distance); time phrases; use of the present form to talk about the future.

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After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explain how conjunctions provide extra information in sentences.
  • Describe how conjunctions are used to give us information, make comparisons, predict the future and make suggestions.
  • List examples of using nouns, pronouns and -ing words with conjunctions.
  • Relate which prepositions we use to talk about time, distance and states.
  • State which words and phrases are used to describe preparing for something that is unlikely to happen.
  • Review why we use the present form of the verb to talk about the future.
  • Analyse which words/phrases we use to talk about why we did something in the past or what we should do in the future.
  • Trace how certain words/phrases refer to states or outcomes that depend on other factors.

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