Learn English: Intermediate course
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Learn English: Intermediate course

Practice grammar, readings, listenings, dictations, pronunciation, vocabulary, spellings and more
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Created by Kate Ochsner
Last updated 10/2016
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 min on-demand audio
  • 2 Articles
  • 34 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.
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Requirements
  • We strongly recommend taking the Beginner and Pre-Intermediate courses before taking this course.
Description

In this Intermediate course you will focus on some complex grammar and English Structures such as Reported Speech, or the Passive Structure. You will also practice vocabulary, listenings, readings, pronunciation, translations, dictations, spellings .You will be asked to complete some Review Tenses to make sure that you understand everything.

This “Intermediate" course is equivalent to

  • The “Preliminary English Test (PET)" level from the Cambridge University in the UK.
  • The B1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • A 57-86 points at the TOEFL exam (Test Of English as a Foreign Language).


  • WHAT WILL YOU LEARN: (COURSE CONTENT)

In this course you will learn the Past Simple, Past Continuous and their differences, the proper way to express habits in the past using Used to & Would, Past Perfect Simple, the differences between Past Simple and Past Perfect, the Future simple, the structure "to be going to" and Present Simple for the future and their differences in use. You will also learn the Use of Gerunds and Infinitives. You will also learn the structure and our easy methods to create a sentence in Passive, in Reported Speech, and in First, Second and Zero Conditionals. Another important lesson you will learn will be the order of the adjectives in a sentence.

  • WHAT WILLYOU DO:
  • Over 100 lectures and over 150 min of video content explaining in detail each grammar topic.
  • Downloadable material.
  • You will be asked to practice grammar, vocabulary, listenings, readings, pronunciation, translations, dictations, spellings by doing review tests along the course.
  • WHAT WILL YOU GAIN AFTER THE COURSE:

After finishing this course you will be able to have a deep knowledge of the English grammar, and be capable of reading and writing using advanced English grammar, as well as being able to have a solid grammar base to have a perfect conversation in English.

In this Advanced course you will focus on the most difficult verb tenses such as the Present Perfect Continuous and the Past Perfect Continuous, and you will also learn some complex structures like the Passive form in all verb tenses.

Taking this course is the way to perfect your grammar knowledge as you will learn the differences in use between most verb tenses.

You will be asked to do review tests in order to make sure you gained a solid knowledge of the English grammar taught in this course.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is oriented to students who want to improve their English from a lower level to a higher - intermediate level.
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Curriculum For This Course
78 Lectures
02:07:00
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Intro Lecture
1 Lecture 01:55
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UNIT 1
10 Lectures 07:00

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

Vocabulary Book: All the vocabulary necessary for this course

This book contains all the vocabulary needed for this course and for the "KET" & "PET" exams from the University of Cambridge.

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

Vocabulary Book: All the vocabulary necessary for this course
28 pages

Vocabulary: Irregular verbs
1 page

We are going to review the different verb structures in English.

If you are not familiar with the differences between Present Simple, Continuous or Perfect, or the Past Simple & continuous, please subscribe to the Pre-Intermediate Course before advancing.

Preview 03:33

Grammar: Review the verb tenses
10 questions

Grammar: Past Simple or Present Perfect
10 questions

Grammar: Past Simple or Past 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
9 questions


Listening
1 question


Listening
1 question


Listening
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
00:17

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
00:17

Dictation
1 question
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UNIT 2
6 Lectures 08:58
Grammar: Past Perfect Simple
05:30

Grammar: Past Perfect Simple
8 questions

Please watch the video first. The downloadable file is a reminder of the three methods we use to determine when we have to use Past Simple or Past Perfect tense.
Grammar: Past Simple or Past Perfect?
01:54

Grammar: Past Simple or Past Perfect? (1)
10 questions

Grammar: Past Simple or Past Perfect? (2)
10 questions

Grammar: Past Simple or Past Perfect? (3)
10 questions

Listening
00:30

Listening
1 question

Listening
00:30

Listening
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
00:17

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
00:17

Dictation
1 question
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UNIT 3
9 Lectures 08:46
Grammar: Future Simple
03:50

Click on the video to learn which verb tenses you can use to express a future action. Then check the following table to review the most important facts.

Preview 02:04

Grammar: Future Simple or To be going to (1)
6 questions

Grammar: Future Simple or Going to? (2)
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
2 questions

Listening 1
00:35

Listening 1
1 question

Listening 2
00:35

Listening 2
1 question

Listening 3
00:27

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
00:17

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
00:17

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
00:41
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REVISION EXAM 1
0 Lectures 00:00

Please indicate if the following sentences are correct or incorrect.

REVISION EXAM 1
10 questions
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UNIT 4
9 Lectures 01:49
Grammar: Reflexive Pronouns
1 page

Match each subject with the correct reflexive pronoun.

Grammar: Reflexive Pronouns (1)
8 questions

Complete each reflexive pronoun.

Grammar: Reflexive Pronouns (2)
8 questions

Grammar: Possessive Pronouns
1 page

Grammar: Double genitive
1 page

This is a very useful and important lesson. In the previous course you learned some of the most important modal verbs, but you still need some more.

As a reminder, remember that modal verbs express an ability, permission, probability, obligation, advice, necessity or prohibition.

Look at the following table to see which modal verb use in any case.

Look at the sentences as an example on how to create a sentence.

Check that the subject goes first, then a modal verb, then another verb in infinitive form without "to" and last the "object".

Grammar: Modal verbs
1 page

Match each modal verb with its intention.

Grammar: Modal verbs (1)
10 questions

Fill the gaps in each sentence with the correct modal verb.

Grammar: Modal verbs (2)
11 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
4 questions

Listening
00:37

Listening
1 question

Listening
00:35

Listening
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
00:17

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
00:20

Dictation
1 question
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UNIT 5
7 Lectures 04:29
  • In this video we will explain to you when to use a gerund or an infinitive form
  • Attached there is the list with the verbs you have to know
  • Please read and learn them to be able to decide if the following verb goes in gerund or infinitive.
Grammar: Use of Gerund and Infinitive
02:21

Please indicate which form (Infinitive or Gerund) you have to use after the following verbs:

Grammar: Use of Gerund and Infinitive (1)
10 questions

Please indicate which form (Infinitive or Gerund) you have to use after the following verbs:

Grammar: Use of Gerund and Infinitive (2)
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
4 questions

Listening 1
00:42

Listening 1
1 question

Listening 2
00:37

Listening 2
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
00:17

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
00:20

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
00:12
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UNIT 6
5 Lectures 07:30
Grammar: The Passive voice
05:41

Please fill the blanks with the Passive form in Present Simple tense using the verb given.

Grammar: The Passive voice (1)
10 questions

Please fill the blanks with the Passive form in Past Simple tense using the verb given.

Grammar: The Passive voice (2)
10 questions

Listening 1
00:32

Listening 1
1 question

Listening 2
00:40

Listening 2
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
00:17

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
00:20

Dictation
1 question
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UNIT 7
7 Lectures 04:36

In this lesson we are going to show you the correct order to place the adjectives.

Grammar: Order of the Adjectives
02:44

Put the adjectives in the correct order.

Grammar: Adjective order
6 questions

  • In this lesson you will learn the use of "How" with an adjective to ask for an amount of something.
Grammar: "How" + adjetives
1 page

Match each interrogative structure with its intention.

Grammar: "How" + adjetives
5 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
3 questions

Listening 1
00:35

Listening 1
1 question

Listening 2
00:40

Listening 2
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
00:17

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
00:20

Dictation
1 question
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UNIT 8
9 Lectures 15:51

This is one of the most difficult lessons in English, so please be very patient and focused.

Please watch the video first and then use the tables below as a study guide to memorize this lesson.

Notice that this lesson could be a little bit confusing at the beginning, so please watch the video as many times needed to completely understand this topic.

Grammar: Reported Speech Statements
09:57

In the following exercise you will be tested the Reported Speech Statements.

Remember the strategy we taught you in the video and the cheat-sheet tables.

You will have a direct statement and we want you to change it into an indirect statement.

Grammar: Reported Speech Statements (1)
10 questions

In the following exercise you will be tested the Reported Speech Statements.

Fill the gaps to transform the direct statements into indirect statements.

Remember the strategy we taught you in the video and the cheat-sheet tables.

Grammar: Reported Speech Statements (2)
10 questions

In the following exercise you will be tested the Reported Speech Statements.

Fill the gaps to transform the direct statements into indirect statements.

Remember the strategy we taught you in the video and the cheat-sheet tables

Grammar: Reported Speech Statements (3)
10 questions

Again, take into account that this is one of the most difficult lessons in English, so please be very patient and focused.

Please watch the video first and then use the summary and tables below as a study guide to memorize this lesson.

Notice that this lesson could be a little bit confusing, so please watch the video as many times needed to completely understand this topic.

Grammar: Reported Speech Questions
03:38

In the following exercise you will be tested the Reported Speech Questions.

Fill the gaps to transform the direct questions into indirect questions.

Remember what you have to do and when you will use one way or the other way of changing a direct question.

Please re-watch the video or review the summary from this topic before doing the exercise.

Grammar: Reported Speech Questions (1)
10 questions

In the following exercise you will be tested the Reported Speech Questions.

Fill the gaps to transform the direct questions into indirect questions.

Remember what you have to do and when you will use one way or the other way of changing a direct question.

Please re-watch the video or review the summary from this topic before doing the exercise.

Grammar: Reported Speech Questions (2)
10 questions

This is the last topic about Reported Speech.

Now it´s turn for the Commands.

Grammar: Reported Speech Commands
1 page

In the following exercise you will be tested the Reported Speech commands.

Fill the gaps to transform the direct commands into indirect commands.

Remember that what you have to do is to change an imperative into an infinitive (either positive or negative).

Please review this topic if you don´t fully understand the lesson before doing the exercise.

Click the Start button and check this grammar.

Grammar: Reported Speech Commands
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
2 questions

Listening 1
00:35

Listening 1
1 question

Listening 2
00:42

Listening 2
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
00:17

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
00:25

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
00:17
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About the Instructor
Kate Ochsner
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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.