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Verb Tenses and Passives, University of California, Irvine

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About this Course

This is the first course in the Learn English: Advanced Grammar and Punctuation specialty. In this course, you will review the verb tenses that you learned in beginning English classes and learn about a few tenses you may not know very well. In all, you'll cover all 12 of the English verb tenses and passive verb forms. Most importantly, you'll learn how to blend these tenses, which is what native speakers frequently do. This course is vital to your becoming a more fluent English speaker. Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version....

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Mar 11, 2017

Really usefull if you have some english knowledge, but you are not absolutely sure if you are using the correct tense. Videos are really fun! I love the teachers!!


Oct 19, 2018

It was a very good course.We make so many mistakes without realizing. Especially mixing of tenses while speaking.\n\nA big Thank you to all my teachers.

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By Nawab Jan

Dec 12, 2018

This course helped to understand verb tenses as well passives, I have improved my knowledge regarding these things and I am very happy and confident.

By Karen S. F.

Dec 11, 2018


By Atifah Azizi

Dec 04, 2018

the best online course

By Shahid Hussain

Dec 01, 2018

Best collection of all basic information on the topic.

By Mohamed Khalil Mohamed Ahmed

Nov 19, 2018

Great course and very useful i like it so much

By Nikitina Julia

Nov 14, 2018

I like this course as the material is easy to understand, funny videos, good home assignment and stickly to the adgenda.

By Sarang Kareem Jokhio

Nov 05, 2018

Great work by the teachers


Nov 02, 2018

Very Helpful Thanks UCI team

By Muhammed gamal mohamed

Oct 30, 2018

This course was very helpful to me. It is a great step for anyone to improve their English level.

By Gul Muhammad

Oct 22, 2018

best course for beginners