GRAMMAR: FIGURES OF SPEECH - Creating pictures with words.
What you'll learn
- Figures of Speech: Simile, Metaphors, Metonymy and more
- The difference between figures of speech and parts of speech
- The different types of FOS and their definitions
- How to use them when speaking or writing
- Students who have intermediate English language skills.
- A desire to express yourself in a creative manner.
Enhance and improve your knowledge of English with figures of speech. Figures of speech will introduce you to the artistic aspect of the English language. It uses words and phrases in a non-literal manner for more dramatic effect. It relies on suggested meaning in order to express ideas and comments. It creates tone, expresses mood and conveys emotion.
By taking this course, you'll learn to express yourself in more creative ways and add splashes of colour to your speech and writing.
At the end of this course you will:
know the difference between figures of speech (figurative meaning) and parts of speech (literal meaning);
be able to identify and define different kinds of figures of speech;
be able to use figures of speech when speaking;
be able to write creatively;
add humour, wit, personality and emotion to your writing;
feel more included when speaking to natives as you'll be able to understand them when they use figures of speech;
have a deeper knowledge of the English language;
improve your vocabulary;
have knowledge of cliches and slang used by natives.
When speaking, listening, writing or reading, it will awaken your imagination. Knowing figures of speech and how to use them is like knowing another little world within the English language.
Who this course is for:
- Learn interesting and creative ways to express yourself.
- A willingness to broaden your speaking and writing skills.
- A willingness to improve your vocabulary.
- A desire to feel more included in the English speaking community by understanding and being able to use Figures of Speech.
Hello. My name is Noleen
I am a TEFL certified English teacher for both person-to-person and online teaching. I also have diplomas in Magazine Journalism and Publishing.
I have 30 years experience working in the wholesale/retail industries mentoring and training staff.
I'm passionate about English and teaching and I'd love to share this passion with you.
I design courses for intermediate level English learners. My courses are geared towards young and older adults who want to travel to, or work in countries where English is the native language.
You have a fair knowledge of the English language but you want keep improving your listening, speaking, writing and reading skills.
We are all busy people so my courses are up to one hour long. I teach one aspect of grammar or vocabulary so that I can offer you a focus on useful and helpful aspects of the English language. You learn one topic (sometimes two) at a time and you learn it well.
I want to be your teacher and help you on your journey to learning English.
Together we can boost your English and broaden your world!