English Grammar - Verbs (Intermediate level)
Learn about the different forms of English verbs and their proper use with this intermediate level English course.
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This course will first introduce you to the basic form of an English verb, which is called the infinitive or base form. You will learn that regular verbs in their past simple form have '-ed' at the end, such as 'laugh - laughed', but irregular verbs change form, such as 'say - said'. You will also study how to use 'verbs + ing' as well as its correct verb form when verbs are followed by a preposition.
You will then study the correct pronunciation of verbs ending in 'ed' as well as the spelling rules for regular verbs. The course will also delve into the present simple, present continuous, past simple, and past continuous forms of the verb. You will also study the verbs that can be regular or irregular. Finally, you will learn how to use verbs correctly when used as questions as well as when used as phrasal verbs.
English verbs can come in many different forms, and this can often be confusing. This English grammar course will make everything much easier to understand. The easy-to-follow outline for intermediate-level students comes with interactive learning exercises that can be repeated over and over again, and the audio recordings included in every module will also help you to improve your English listening skills. So, check out the course today and start bringing your English to the next level.Start Course Now
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Prove the rules and examples of using the form verb + -ing.
- Create proper sentences using prepositions, verbs and objects.
- Complete knowledge exercises involving regular and irregular verbs.
- Distinguish between verbs in different tenses (past, present and future).
- Understand the role of subject and object in question sentences.
- Appreciate the functions of auxiliary verbs in sentences.
- Demonstrate the use of prepositions and verbs in sentences.
- Show what prepositions (e.g. down/out/off/on/by etc.) do in sentences with phrasal verbs.
- Choose the right verb for sentences with particular meanings.
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