University of California, Irvine

Perfect Tenses and Modals

This course is part of Learn English: Intermediate Grammar Specialization

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Tamy Chapman
Emily Wong
Brad Gilpin

Instructors: Tamy Chapman

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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to the first course in the Learn English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. This course will cover the perfect verb tenses and modals. You will watch fun videos and do practice activities to help you learn this important grammar. If you have paid for the certificate for this course, you will also be able to participate in discussions and peer reviews to help you learn. To earn a certificate, you must pass several quizzes and assignments.

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1 video2 readings1 peer review

This week, you will learn about the present perfect verb tense. You will learn how to use it to form questions, answers, and statements, and you will learn when to use present perfect tense.

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7 videos10 readings4 quizzes1 peer review

Now that you've learned about the present perfect tense, you're going to learn about the present perfect progressive. To start, you'll review when to use progressive tenses in English. Then you'll learn how to form the present perfect progressive and how it is different from present perfect.

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6 videos8 readings5 quizzes1 peer review

This week, you'll learn what the past perfect is and when to use it. You'll practice using the correct form, and you'll also learn the difference between present perfect and past perfect.

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5 videos8 readings5 quizzes2 peer reviews

In this last week, you are going to learn a lot. This module is all about modal verbs. English has a lot of these, and here you're going to learn about many of them. They will help you talk about abilities, possibilities, impossibilities, and preferences.

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9 videos12 readings4 quizzes2 peer reviews

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4.8 (878 ratings)
Tamy Chapman
University of California, Irvine
22 Courses1,491,385 learners
Emily Wong
University of California, Irvine
6 Courses275,095 learners

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