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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week for 4 weeks...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese...
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week for 4 weeks...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Noun Clauses

This week, you will learn about the important grammar point of noun clauses. There are several types of noun clauses, and using these in your writing or speaking can make your English sound more advanced and interesting....
Reading
7 videos (Total 31 min), 4 readings, 7 quizzes
Video7 videos
Meet Your Teachersm
Week 1 Introductionm
Introduction to Noun Clauses6m
Noun Clauses with Question Words7m
Noun Clauses with "If" and "Whether"7m
Noun Clauses with "That"5m
Reading4 readings
Introduction to Noun Clauses Practice20m
Noun Clauses with Question Words Practice20m
Noun Clauses with "If" and "Whether" Practice20m
Noun Clauses with "That" Practice30m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Introduction to Noun Clauses Practice8m
Noun Clauses with Question Words Practice Quiz8m
Noun Clauses with "If" and "Whether" Practice Quiz8m
Noun Clauses with "That" Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

More Noun Clauses

This week, you'll continue learning about noun clauses and different ways to use them. You'll learn how to make sentences with reported speech and how to add variety to sentences by reducing noun clauses. Have fun! ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
Video8 videos
Reported Speech Part 16m
Reported Speech Part 27m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Infinitives Part 13m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Infinitives Part 24m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Infinitives Part 33m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Gerunds Part 15m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Gerunds Part 25m
Reading3 readings
Reported Speech Practice20m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Infinitives Practice20m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Gerunds Practice20m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Reported Speech Practice Quiz8m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Infinitives Practice Quiz8m
Reducing Noun Clauses to Gerunds Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

"Ever" Words and Conditionals

Now, you'll learn about another kind of noun clause. After that, you will learn about conditionals. Conditionals seem a little tricky at first, but they're fun to learn. Finally, you'll learn how to talk about wishes....
Reading
7 videos (Total 39 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
Video7 videos
"Ever" Words7m
Real Conditionals in the Present and Future6m
Real Conditionals Review2m
Other Ways to Express Condition Part 16m
Other Ways to Express Condition Part 27m
Wishes8m
Reading4 readings
"Ever" Words Practice30m
Real Conditionals in the Present and Future Practice20m
Other Conditionals Practice20m
Wishes Practice20m
Quiz5 practice exercises
"Ever" Words Practice Quiz8m
Real Conditionals in the Present or Future Practice8m
Other Conditionals Practice Quiz8m
Wishes Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

More Conditionals

In the final week of the course, you'll about more types of conditionals and how to writes sentences that mix various conditionals. You'll also learn how to omit "if" from some conditional sentences. This seems like some of the most challenging grammar in English, but you will find that it's not that difficult. Have fun learning it!...
Reading
5 videos (Total 22 min), 5 readings, 6 quizzes
Video5 videos
Unreal in the Present6m
Unreal in the Past4m
Mixed Conditionals5m
Omitting If3m
Reading5 readings
Unreal in the Present Practice20m
Unreal in the Past Practice20m
Mixed Conditionals Practice30m
Omitting "If" Practice20m
Learn More10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Unreal in the Present Practice Quiz8m
Unreal in the Past Practice Quiz8m
Mixed Conditionals Practice Quiz8m
Omitting "If" Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz20m
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Top Reviews

By RAFeb 25th 2018

It was an excellent course. I got a lot of new grammar staffs in a funny way. Thank you Emily and Jacke you are amazing teachers.

By ADDec 30th 2016

Really enjoyed this course. Highly recommended for non native speakers who wants to speak like a native.

Instructors

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Emily Ellis

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Learn English: Advanced Grammar and Punctuation Specialization

This specialization follows our Learn English: Intermediate Grammar specialization and includes more advanced grammar concepts such as noun clauses and conditionals. You'll also learn how to blend verb tenses effectively and how to punctuate sentences correctly. This specialization is useful for non-native English speakers who want to improve their fluency or native speakers who want to improve their accuracy in using English for academic or professional purposes....
Learn English: Advanced Grammar and Punctuation

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