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English Grammar - Present Tense (Intermediate level)

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Learn how to use the Present Tense.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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In this course you will learn about: the various Present tenses and how they work; how certain words in the Present are used to talk about possessions and personal attributes; negative and contracted forms of Present tense; Present tense for scheduled events and ideas; Present tense for actions.

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After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Define verbs and be able to provide examples in singular and in plural.
  • List nouns in sentences using the Present perfect tense.
  • Explain how 'have/has + got' is used to talk about possessions or personal attributes.
  • Describe how 'am/is/are + -ing' is used in the Present continuous.
  • Define how we use the Present continuous for actions that are not happening at the time of speaking.
  • List verbs that are used in the Present continuous to talk about changes happening around now.
  • Explain how 'I do' in Present simple is used to describe a state or habit.
  • Describe how verbs can change depending on the pronouns that are used.

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