The use of narrative to tell stories forms an important part of our everyday communication and life. Learn how to engage your audience by telling interesting stories in fluent English.
THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF:
> you love talking with people and like telling stories, funny anecdotes and chatting about what’s been going on your life
> you want to use the correct grammar tenses and pronunciation when you tell stories in English
About this course
During this course you will have the opportunity to listen to and analyse a story told by Motown legend Smokey Robinson, before then developing both your accuracy and fluency in order to tell your own stories.
You will then have the chance to develop your understanding of a range of narrative tenses by focusing on both the meaning and the form of the structures.
What you will learn
- develop fluency in storytelling
- develop understanding and accurate use of a range of narrative tenses
- read mini-sagas and create your own
- learn useful language for storytelling and anecdotes
- practise pronunciation of past tenses
- practise telling anecdotes and stories
What is the activation project?
It’s a big project this month! You will have the chance to write your own anecdote and also tell a story. Furthermore, for those of you feeling creative this month you are invited to write your own mini-saga.
- Pronunciation boost: how to pronounce the ED in past tenses
- Bonus lesson: Tips and language for telling anecdotes
Can this course help me at work?
Yes. The content of this course is general English, not business English vocabulary. However, the grammar and functional language you will learn in this course can be used in any form of storytelling, whether at work or a social situation
Is there a certificate?
Yes! At the end of the course you will find a short progress test. To earn your certificate you must pass the test with a score of 60% or higher.
Do I receive feedback and guidance on this course?
Yes! You’ll get feedback from our qualified teachers on your work throughout the course and also on your final assignment in the activation project. To receive feedback you must complete the tasks within 6 months from purchase. Work completed after 6 months will not receive feedback.
You will have lifetime access to this course.