Upper-Intermediate 5 (B2)

B2UPP514 – IELTS vocab
B2UPP508 – Phrasal Verb Review
B2UPP507 – Narrative Tenses
B2UPP504 – Discussing current affairs

Objectives – Can I accurately use verbal tenses to explain a series of events? Can I make recommendations? Can I separate different stages in a story? Can I express my opinions clearly? Can I draw conclusions from facts? Can I use stress correctly to emphasise important elements of the sentence? To consolidate existing vocabulary and to extend via synonymous expressions. To improve understanding of phrasal verbs.

Contents – Monolingual and bilingual lists of phrasal verbs. Narrative tense structures; Vocabulary related to driving and travelling; Emphatic stress; Adjectives to describe films; exaggerated intonation; Expressions with mind. Modal verbs of deduction and speculation; Discussing and giving opinions, contradicting, reacting, drawing similarities; Expressing blame, emphatic stress; Word building – nouns from adjectives, etc.

Previous course: Upper-Int 4 (B2)