English grammar is essential to promote communication, both verbally and in writing. It is a necessary aspect of many jobs and careers. Understanding the proper way to communicate helps to promote self-confidence, increase skill levels, and ensure job advancement and promotion. Learning grammar structures and understanding their meaning and function is a process that occurs over an extended period of time. The course content for each level reflects this idea of spiraling the learning of grammar structures. This course will help students learn and examine grammar structures and understand their meaning and function. The topics include parts of speech, grammatical functions, phrase, clause, and sentence types, and nominal and verbal categories including nature and usefulness of prescriptive rules of grammar.
The basic grammar course will provide an introduction into the basic rules and patterns of English grammar for the purpose of strengthening students’ abilities to communicate effectively with confidence and clarity. It will cover many relevant topics, including sentence structure, writing basics, as well as review basic English structure in the form of nouns, verbs, prepositions, adjectives, adverbs and many others.
Define what a sentence is. Recognize various functions of a sentence. Recognize English parts of speech. Identify English parts of speech in sentences.
Recognize subject and predicate in a sentence. Distinguish various types of subjects and predicates. Compose sentences using the correct subject and predicate.
Define what an object in a sentence is. Distinguish direct and indirect object. Identify verb, direct and indirect object in sentences.
Define what phrase and clause are. Distinguish phrase and clause. Identify phrase and clause in sentences.
This course is designed for learners who have a basic understanding of English grammar but who want to learn more and improve their skills for everyday speaking or writing, as well as for academics. Students will learn about important intermediate verb tenses, including present perfect, present perfect progressive, past perfect, and past perfect progressive including common modal verbs used in English.
Define what simple present tense is. Recognize the structure of simple present tense. Distinguish various functions of simple present tense. Apply simple present tense in sentences correctly. Generate WH questions using simple present tense. Perform short answers with ‘do’ and ‘does’. Identify errors in sentences.
Define what simple past tense is. Recognize the structure of simple past tense. Distinguish various functions of simple past tense. Apply simple past tense in sentences correctly. Generate WH questions using simple past tense.
Define what simple future tense is. Recognize the structure of simple future tense. Distinguish various functions of simple future tense. Recognize various contractions when using simple future tense. Apply simple future tense in sentences correctly. Generate WH questions using simple future tense. Make predictions using simple future tense.
Define what present continuous tense is. Recognize the structure of present continuous tense. Distinguish various functions of present continuous tense. Apply present continuous tense in sentences correctly. Discuss some real life situation pictures using present continuous tense.
Advanced English Grammar is the last English Grammar series which is intended to reinforce students Grammar mastery at the highest level for both receptive and productive skills needed for both presenting and coping with their studies. The materials range from the use of authentic materials to the analysis of advanced grammar exercises taken from international standardized tests (TOEIC, TOEFL, etc.) in terms of grammar uses.
Use present continuous tense with state verbs. Use present simple with perfomative verbs. Apply the state and performative verbs correctly in sentences. Identify errors in a short text.
Interpret stories and jokes using the present simple and present continuous tense. Deliver commentaries using the present simple and present continuous tense. Formulate news headlines and contents using the present simple and present continuous tense. Utilize adverbs with present continuous properly.
Define what time expression and time clause are. Recognize the use of time expression and time clause. Identify the changing tenses in news reports. Apply the time expression and time clause correctly in sentences. Identify errors in sentences.
Define what a noun clause is. Identify the composition of a noun clause. Determine the functions and ways to use noun clauses. Use pronouns, subordinating conjunctions or other words properly in forming a noun clause. Formulate sentences using noun clauses.
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