Learn English: Advanced course
4.5 (19 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
403 students enrolled
Wishlisted Wishlist

Please confirm that you want to add Learn English: Advanced course to your Wishlist.

Add to Wishlist

Learn English: Advanced course

Practice grammar, readings, listenings, dictations, pronunciation, vocabulary, spellings and more
4.5 (19 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
403 students enrolled
Created by Kate Ochsner
Last updated 10/2016
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $40 Discount: 75% off
5 hours left at this price!
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 16 mins on-demand audio
  • 2 Articles
  • 29 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this course you will learn a lot of grammar, vocabulary,translations, listenings, readings, pronunciations, dictations, spellings and practise them by doing lots of exercises.
View Curriculum
Requirements
  • We strongly recommend taking the Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate courses before taking this course.
Description

This “Advanced" Course is equivalent to:

  • The “First Certificate Exam (FCE)" level from the Cambridge University in the UK.
  • The B2 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • A 87-109 points at the TOEFL exam (Test Of English as a Foreign Language).
  • WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: (COURSE CONTENT)

In this course you will gain an extensive grammar knowledge needed for the official exams as well as practicing lots of vocabulary, listenings, readings, pronunciation, translations, dictations, spellings .

You will learn the how to create and the differences in use between most verb tenses such as Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous, between Past Perfect Simple and Past Perfect Continuous, or between all the different verb tenses we can use for the future, like Future Simple, Be going to, Present Continuous, Present Simple,Future Continuous, Future Perfect or to be about to.

You will know the differences and when to use an adjective ending in +ed or +ing, as well as how to create a Passive form in any verb tense, the Passive with Reporting verbs, or the Passive with two objects.

You will also find videos explaining how to create a modal verb structure for the past, and the Third Conditional structure.

In the last section you will learn one of the most difficult grammar lessons, that is when we can ommit a Relative clause or when we can´t, and the differences between a Defining and a Non-defining Relative Clause and their implications.

  • WHAT YOU WILL DO:

You have over 2 hours of video content as well as a Review Test at the end of each lesson where you will be asked to test your knowledge in order to make sure you got everything correclty.

Downloadable material.

  • WHAT YOU WILL GAIN AFTER THE COURSE:

After finishing this four courses you will be able to have a proficient level in English, being capable of understanding advanced readings, and watching English TV perfeclty as well as having an advanced conversation in English.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is oriented to students who want to improve their English from a high level to an advanced level.
Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed
Curriculum For This Course
81 Lectures
02:29:10
+
Intro Lecture
1 Lecture 01:55
+
UNIT 1
5 Lectures 05:08

Please take this test to know if you already know what you need for this course.

If you are not familiar with these topics, please take the previous course before advancing.

LEVEL TEST
10 questions

This book contains all the vocabulary needed for this course and for the "First Certificate" exam from the University of Cambridge.

Please download this book and fill the gaps with the correct translation of the words.

Book with all the vocabulary necessary for this course (First Certificate Exam)
23 pages

If you are starting this Advanced Course, that means that you are supposed to know almost all verb tenses in English and their differences in use.

You have seen them all in the lessons from previous courses, so if you don´t remember them please go back to there where you will find all the videos explaining all Simple tenses, all Continuous tenses, and all Perfect tenses.

You need to remember why you would use a verb tense instead of the other, based on the theory and use of each verb and their "Hint words" to help you decide.

Please make sure you completely understand when to use each of the verb tenses you have done.

Preview 03:33

Click the Start button and check this grammar.

Grammar: Review the verb tenses
10 questions


Listening 1
1 question


Listening 2
1 question


Listening 3
1 question
+
UNIT 2
11 Lectures 08:01

In the following exercise you are asked to fill up the gaps with the Present Perfect Continuous forms from the verbs in brackets.

Grammar: Present Perfect Continuous
10 questions


Fill the gaps with the Past Perfect Continuous tense of the verb given.

    Grammar: Past Perfect Continuous
    10 questions

    In the previous lesson you have seen when to use both, a Present Perfect Simple tense and a Continuous tense.

    Look at the table below to check the differences in use from these two verb tenses.

    Remember that we have three methods to identify which verb to use.

    Grammar: Differences Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous
    2 pages

      Fill the gaps with a Present Perfect Simple or a Continuous tense of the verb given.

      Grammar: Differences Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous (1)
      10 questions

      Fill the gaps with a Present Perfect Simple or a Continuous tense of the verb given.

        Grammar: Differences Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous (2)
        10 questions

        Grammar: Differences Past Simple, Perfect or Perfect Continuous
        1 page

        Fill the gaps in the Past Simple, the Past Perfect Simple or the Past Perfect Continuous of the verbs given.

        Grammar: Differences Past Simple, Perfect or Perfect Continuous
        10 questions

        Please download the text to read it in the pdf.

        Click on "View Resources" to download the text in pdf format.

        Reading
        1 page

        Reading
        7 questions

        Listening 1
        00:35

        Listening 1
        1 question

        Listening 2
        00:40

        Listening 2
        1 question

        Listening 3
        00:35

        Listening 3
        1 question

        In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

        Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

        Dictation
        1 page

        In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

        Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

        Dictation
        00:26

        Dictation
        1 question

        In this section you have to try to pronounce the same way our teachers do in the audio.

        Please first download the pdf with the sentences to read and copy the pronunciation from our teachers.

        Pronunciation
        00:23
        +
        UNIT 3
        7 Lectures 12:43
        Grammar: Future Continuous
        02:37

        Fill the gaps with the Future Continuous tense of the verb given.

          Grammar: Future Continuous (1)
          10 questions

          Fill the gaps with the Future Continuous tense of the verb given.

          Grammar: Future Continuous (2)
          10 questions

          Grammar: Future Perfect
          04:50

          Fill the gaps in the Future Perfect tense of the verbs given.

            Grammar: Future Perfect (1)
            10 questions

            Fill the gaps in the Future Perfect tense of the verbs given.

            Grammar: Future Perfect (2)
            10 questions

            Click on the video to review all the different tenses we can use for the future. Once seen, practice doing the exercises at the bottom.

            Grammar: All tenses to express Future intentions
            02:49

            Fill the gaps using “going to”, present simple, future in the past, “to be about to” or future perfect of the verbs given.

              Grammar: All tenses to express Future intentions
              10 questions

              Listening 1
              00:35

              Listening 1
              1 question

              Listening 2
              00:35

              Listening 2
              1 question

              Listening 3
              00:37

              Listening 3
              1 question

              Listening 4
              00:40

              Listening 4
              1 question
              +
              UNIT 4
              10 Lectures 07:40
              Grammar: Adjectives ending in +ed or +ing
              01:27

              Grammar: Adjectives ending in +ed or +ing (1)
              10 questions

              Grammar: Adjectives ending in +ed or +ing (2)
              10 questions

              Grammar: Verbs followed by gerund or infinitive
              02:21

              Listening 1
              00:30

              Listening 1
              1 question

              Listening 2
              00:35

              Listening 2
              1 question

              Listening 3
              00:28

              Listening 3
              1 question

              Listening 4
              00:35

              Listening 4
              1 question

              Listening 5
              00:30

              Listening 5
              1 question

              Listening 6
              00:35

              Listening 6
              1 question

              In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

              Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

              Dictation
              1 page

              In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

              Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

              Dictation
              00:39

              Dictation
              1 question
              +
              UNIT 5
              12 Lectures 15:44
              Grammar: The Passive I
              05:41

              This one of the most difficult topics in the English grammar, so please review "The Passive I" before advancing.

              The following video explains how to create a Passive structure in any verb tense.

              Grammar: The Passive II
              02:25

              Fill the gaps with the Present Continuous passive form with the verbs in brackets.

                Grammar: The Passive II (1)
                9 questions

                Fill the gaps with the Past Continuous passive form with the verbs in brackets.

                  Grammar: The Passive II (2)
                  10 questions

                  Fill the gaps with the Present Perfect passive form with the verbs in brackets.

                    Grammar: The Passive II (3)
                    10 questions

                    Grammar: The Passive with 2 Objects
                    01:17

                    Grammar: The Passive with Reporting Verbs
                    03:24

                    Fill the gaps with the passive form using the reporting verb in the Active form.

                    Grammar: The Passive with Reporting Verbs
                    10 questions

                    Please download the text to read it in the pdf.

                    Click on "View Resources" to download the text in pdf format.

                    Reading
                    1 page

                    Reading
                    7 questions

                    Listening 1
                    00:40

                    Listening 1
                    1 question

                    Listening 2
                    00:35

                    Listening 2
                    1 question

                    Listening 3
                    00:32

                    Listening 3
                    1 question

                    Listening 4
                    00:40

                    Listening 4
                    1 question

                    In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

                    Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

                    Dictation
                    1 page

                    In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

                    Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

                    Dictation
                    00:19

                    Dictation
                    1 question

                    In this section you have to try to pronounce the same way our teachers do in the audio.

                    Please first download the pdf with the sentences to read and copy the pronunciation from our teachers.



                    Pronunciation
                    00:11
                    +
                    REVISION EXAM 1
                    0 Lectures 00:00

                    Please indicate if the following sentences are correct or incorrect.

                    REVISION EXAM 1
                    10 questions
                    +
                    UNIT 6
                    10 Lectures 06:40

                    In this lesson you are going to learn how to use the Modal verbs for the past.

                    Please review the Modal verbs for the present and future in the Intermediate Course.


                    Grammar: Modals in the past
                    03:04

                    In this lesson you will learn how you can change an adjective and turn it into an adverb.

                    Grammar: Adverb formation
                    1 page

                    Now that you know how to create an adverb from an adjective, you have to learn where to place it in a sentence.

                    Please check the file and try to remember where to place each kind of adverb in a sentence.

                    Grammar: Adverb Order
                    1 page

                    Please download the text to read it in the pdf.

                    Click on "View Resources" to download the text in pdf format.

                    Reading
                    1 page

                    Reading
                    6 questions

                    Listening 1
                    00:26

                    Listening 1
                    1 question

                    Listening 2
                    00:35

                    Listening 2
                    1 question

                    Listening 3
                    00:40

                    Listening 3
                    1 question

                    Listening 4
                    00:40

                    Listening 4
                    1 question

                    Listening 5
                    00:35

                    Listening 5
                    1 question

                    Listening 6
                    00:40

                    Listening 6
                    1 question
                    +
                    UNIT 7
                    7 Lectures 05:24
                    Grammar: All Conditionals Review
                    2 pages

                    In this lesson you will learn how to create a Third Conditional sentence.

                    Grammar: Third Conditional
                    03:34

                    Create a third conditional sentence with the verbs in brackets.

                    Grammar: Third Conditional (1)
                    10 questions

                    Create a third conditional sentence with the verbs in brackets.

                    Grammar: Third Conditional (2)
                    10 questions

                    Grammar: Alternatives to "if" in a conditional sentence
                    1 page

                    What is the meaning of each word?

                    Grammar: Alternatives to "if" in a conditional sentence
                    8 questions

                    Please download the text to read it in the pdf.

                    Click on "View Resources" to download the text in pdf format.

                    Reading
                    1 page

                    Reading
                    6 questions

                    Listening 1
                    00:40

                    Listening 1
                    1 question

                    Listening 2
                    00:35

                    Listening 2
                    1 question

                    Listening 3
                    00:35

                    Listening 3
                    1 question
                    +
                    UNIT 8
                    7 Lectures 08:35

                    In this video you will learn when a Relative Clause is needed in a sentence or when we can omit it.

                    Grammar: When can we omit a Relative Clause?
                    03:16

                    Indicate if the relative clause is necessary or can be omitted.

                    Grammar: When can we omit a Relative Clause? (1)
                    10 questions

                    Indicate if the relative clause is necessary or can be omitted.

                    Grammar: When can we omit a Relative Clause? (2)
                    10 questions

                    Grammar: Defining or Non-defining Relative clauses
                    03:13

                    Indicate if the relative clause is Defining or Non-defining.

                    Grammar: Defining or Non-defining Relative clauses (1)
                    10 questions

                    Use “that” for defining relative clauses and “which” or “who” for non-defining relative clauses, but be careful, comas are omitted in the sentences!

                    Grammar: Defining or Non-defining Relative clauses (2)
                    10 questions

                    Listening 1
                    00:35

                    Listening 1
                    1 question

                    Listening 2
                    00:30

                    Listening 2
                    1 question

                    Listening 3
                    00:35

                    Listening 3
                    1 question

                    In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

                    Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

                    Dictation
                    1 page

                    In the following exercise you have to write down in a piece of paper what our teachers are going to say.

                    Please write down the text in a piece of paper, or you have the option to use the Udemy notebook by clicking on the top right corner icon.

                    Dictation
                    00:26

                    Dictation
                    1 question
                    3 More Sections
                    About the Instructor
                    Kate Ochsner
                    4.5 Average rating
                    296 Reviews
                    6,199 Students
                    11 Courses
                    Teacher at My Teacher Online English School
                    I´m originally from Boston, Massachusetts.

                    I have worked as an English teacher for several companies and language schools, as well working as translator for websites, books, and online articles.

                    I have taught Business English classes, children's classes, English Theatre classes, and Cambridge Exam Preparation courses.

                    I am currently working at a large language school and at My Teacher Online English school teaching both children and adults.