Learn English: Advanced course

Practice grammar, readings, listenings, dictations, pronunciation, vocabulary, spellings and more
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  • Lectures 82
  • Length 3 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

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.

What are the requirements?

  • We strongly recommend taking the Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate courses before taking this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is oriented to students who want to improve their English from a high level to an advanced level.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Intro Lecture
Preview
01:55
1 page

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Section 1: UNIT 1
10 questions

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.

23 pages

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.

03:33

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.

10 questions

Click the Start button and check this grammar.

Listening 1
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00:35
Listening 1
1 question
Listening 2
Preview
00:30
Listening 2
1 question
Listening 3
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00:30
Listening 3
1 question
Section 2: UNIT 2
Grammar: Present Perfect Continuous
Preview
02:49
10 questions

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

Grammar: Past Perfect Continuous
Preview
02:33
10 questions

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

    2 pages

    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.

    10 questions

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

      10 questions

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

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

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

        1 page

        Please download the text to read it in the pdf.

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

        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
        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.

        00:26

        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 question
        00:23

        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.

        Section 3: UNIT 3
        Grammar: Future Continuous
        02:37
        10 questions

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

          10 questions

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

          Grammar: Future Perfect
          04:50
          10 questions

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

            10 questions

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

            02:49

            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.

            10 questions

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

              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
              Section 4: UNIT 4
              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
              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.

              00:39

              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 question
              Section 5: UNIT 5
              Grammar: The Passive I
              05:41
              02:25

              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.

              9 questions

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

                10 questions

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

                  10 questions

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

                    Grammar: The Passive with 2 Objects
                    01:17
                    Grammar: The Passive with Reporting Verbs
                    03:24
                    10 questions

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

                    1 page

                    Please download the text to read it in the pdf.

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

                    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
                    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.

                    00:19

                    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 question
                    00:11

                    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.



                    Section 6: REVISION EXAM 1
                    10 questions

                    Please indicate if the following sentences are correct or incorrect.

                    Section 7: UNIT 6
                    03:04

                    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.


                    1 page

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

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                    Instructor Biography

                    Kate Ochsner, 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.

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