English Grammar From Scratch
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English Grammar From Scratch

English Grammar for IELTS,basic English grammar,English tenses,basic English writing,English grammar,English practice
3.9 (103 ratings)
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1,512 students enrolled
Created by Zaki Badr
Last updated 5/2020
English
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This course includes
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 6 articles
  • 67 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Foundation of IELTS Grammar
  • The 12 English tenses
  • Tips to improve your 4 English skills
  • Noun types
  • Pronoun types
  • Preposition types
  • Rules of forming adjectives
  • Using adjectives in comparisons
  • The use of adverbs
  • How to form adverbs from adjectives?
  • Adverbs placement in a sentence.
  • Verb types
  • Bonus section
Requirements
  • A good headphone to listen clearly.
  • A paper and a pen to take notes.
  • A PDF reader to open the course PDF files.
Description

English Grammar From scratch course assists you to know the foundation of English grammar rules to be ready to start your IELTS preparation course. It begins with sentence structure elements which are nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, and more; then all English tenses. This course has helped many students learn English grammar well. Step by step, everything will be very easy for you. This course is updated regularly. New English grammar exercises with answers are added regularly to meet your satisfaction. There is a bonus section which contains new lessons for FREE. Feel free to ask any questions you like. I will be responsive as much as I can at all times. Enjoy!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner levels(A1,A2).
  • Intermediate levels(B1,B2).
  • A student who wants to know the foundation of English grammar to be prepared for IELTS(Speaking,writing)
  • A student who wants to prepare for an international exam whose grammar is weak.
Course content
Expand all 83 lectures 05:48:09
+ Introduction
2 lectures 03:05

My name is Zaki Badr.I am an online English instructor .

I am a native-like English speaker with a pure American accent.

I have been teaching English  since 2011.

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English teaching certificates that I got :

*TESOL Certificate, Arizona State University,USA, December 2018.

The link to the Certificate:

https://sforce.co/30gqNg1

*Write Professional Emails in English, Georgia Institute of Technology, July 14th 2018.

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This is my Facebook page which has more than 50000 students  : http://bit.ly/LearnSpecialEnglish

Useful English library : http://bit.ly/EnglishLibraryGroup

Subscribe to my YouTube channel and see how learning English is a lot of fun:

http://bit.ly/EnglishChannel1

Preview 01:04

This introduction is very important as it contains what this course is about and how to study this course?

Preview 02:01
After testing your English. Please do that after you finish the course. Post your level in Q/A board or in the assignment. https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/test-your-english/general-english/    A1 : Beginner  A2: upper-beginner    B1: Intermediate     B2: upper-intermediate  C1: Advanced
Test your English Now
1 question
+ Keys to best learning English
4 lectures 12:00

Has anyone ever told you that you just do not listen? Do you find that people often repeat things to you several times before you seem to get what they are saying? Or what about those times you are listening to a speech or co-worker talk and meanwhile you are thinking about the errands you need to run once you leave the office? 

Do not worry. You are not alone in this. Listening skills are exactly that: They are skills. Many people have difficulty when it comes to developing good listening skills. This often starts in childhood and then continues well into adulthood. But do not worry. You can improve your listening skills and become a good listener. 

In this lecture , you will learn the most effective ways to improve your listening skills

Tips for listening skills
02:43

The ability to speak and communicate is the only difference between Animals and Human beings. It’s due to effective communications skills that humans interact with one another as a social being.  For a person to progress well in society, only merits are not enough, only qualifications don’t work, the person have powerful communication skills so that he can put across to others what he wants them to do. It’s all fine about communications skills but the question is how to improve these skills. That's what you are going to learn in this lecture.

Preview 05:03

Reading is a complex developmental challenge that we know to be intertwined with many other developmental accomplishments: attention, memory, language, and motivation, for example.In this lecture,you'll learn how to improve your reading skills.

Tips for reading skills
03:31

Good writing  to an essay can hook the reader, creating a desire for more. That’s why it is important to craft the best writing possible. A good writing  topic hints at what type of information the reader can expect in support of that topic. Good writing  takes skill and practice, but getting the essay off to a great start will make the audience eager to keep reading. In this article,you'll learn how to write well.

Preview 00:43
+ Discovering Grammar
49 lectures 02:17:07

In this class,you're going to know what type nouns are and what  a concrete noun is.Let's find out.

Identifying nouns - concrete nouns
01:03

What is a proper noun? Let's find out.

Proper nouns
01:24

What are collective nouns? Let's find out.

Collective nouns
01:15

What are abstract nouns? Let's find out.

Abstract nouns
00:51

In this class,you're going to learn what a compound noun is.

Compound Noun
02:03

In this class,we are going to compare between countable and uncountable nouns.

Countable/Uncountable noun
02:23

In this quiz,you're going to answer questions about identifying nouns.

Identifying nouns quiz
00:21

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to make plural nouns by adding -s to the noun.

Plural REGULAR NOUNS by adding -s
00:45

Plural REGULAR NOUNS by adding -s   - 5 multiple choice quiz.  Find the mistakes (if found) and choose the correct answer.

Plural REGULAR NOUNS by adding -s
5 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to make plural nouns by adding -es to the noun.

Plural REGULAR NOUNS by adding -es
01:42

5 Questions need some answers.

Plural REGULAR NOUNS by adding -es
5 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to make plural nouns by adding ies to the noun.

Plural REGULAR NOUNS by adding -ies
02:02

5 multiple-choice questions

Plural REGULAR NOUNS by adding -ies
5 questions

Irregular plural nouns have their  plurals without adding -s , - es  or -ies. Simply you need to memorize their plural form.

Preview 02:24

In this quiz,you're going to answer questions about plural nouns.

Plural nouns quiz
00:03

In this lecture,you're going to learn what Subject means.

What is the subject?
01:01

5 mutiple-choice questions

What is the subject?
5 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn what an object means.

What is the object?
00:42

5 multiple-choice questions

What is the object?
4 questions

In this quiz,you're going to answer questions about identifying the subject and object in the sentences.

Where are subjects and objects ?
00:06

In this lecture,you're going to learn the types of pronouns.

Subject/Object Pronouns
05:02

5 multiple-choice questions

Subject/Object Pronouns
5 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn the difference between this,that,these,and those.

Demonstrative Pronouns
01:28

Multiple-choice questions

Demonstrative Pronouns
5 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn what possessive  pronouns,personal pronoun,and  possessive determiner are.




Possessive Pronouns
08:50

Multiple-choice questions

Possessive Pronouns
5 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn more details about possessive pronouns and determiner pronouns.

Possessive Determiners
05:38

Multiple-choice questions

Possessive Determiners
4 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn the most common possessive pronoun errors.

Preview 05:02

In this lecture,you're going to learn about how to use what as an interrogative pronoun.

Interrogative pronoun What
01:18

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use which as interrogative pronoun.

Which as an interrogative pronoun
00:44

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use who as an interrogative pronoun.

Who as interrogative pronoun
02:18

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use whom as an interrogative pronoun and  the difference between who or whom.

Whom_as_interrogative_pronoun
03:51

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use whose as an interrogative pronoun and  the difference between who or whom.

Whose as interrogative pronoun
04:20

In this lecture,you're going to learn what reflexive pronouns are.

Reflexive pronouns
09:16

These are multiple-choice questions.

Reflexive pronouns Quiz
5 questions

The first general quiz of pronouns.

Pronouns quiz 1
00:34

This quiz about interrogative pronouns.

Pronouns quiz 2
00:15

In this lecture,you're going to learn more about prepositions with pictures to demonstrate the meaning very easily.

Prepositions of Place
06:37

In this class,you're going to learn what prepositions of time (in,on,at) are and how to use them.

Prepositions of Time
08:04

Multiple-choice quiz

Prepositions Quiz 1
9 questions

Multiple-choice quiz. Find the mistakes if found and choose the correct answer.

Prepositions Quiz 2
10 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn what the adjectives are and why they're important to describe someone or something.

What are the adjectives?
02:03

What is the difference between a syllable and a letter? What is a syllable? Let's find out.

Preview 02:44

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to form adjectives used in comparative or superlative form.

Rules of forming adjectives 1
02:58

In this lecture,you're going to learn about spelling of one-syllable adjectives  used differently in comparative and superlative forms.

adjectives ending in -e

adjectives with one vowel + one consonant:



Rules of forming adjectives 2
04:37

In this lecture,you're going to learn about two-syllable adjectives , how they're used in comparative and superlative forms.How to use more,most,less,and least with longer adjectives. Longer adjectives usually contain two or more than two syllables.

Rules of forming adjectives 3
08:59

In this lecture,you're going to learn how adjectives are used in comparison.

When you compare singular noun to another ,'is' is used, for example,

Josh is taller than his sister.

Look at the bold words.The adjective is tall,put -er to it , when you compare one person or thing to another.

This computer is better than your mobile phone.

This house is greater than ours.

** When you compare plural noun to another, use the verb to be 'are' instead,for example, These two houses are bigger than the white,black houses.

Comparative adjectives using -er+than
01:42

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use and form the superlative adjectives.

Superlative adjectives
02:48

In this lecture,you're going to distinguish between comparative and superlative adjectives.

Comparative or Superlative adjectives
02:49

In this lecture,you're going to learn about one-syllable adjectives which are irregular.

Preview 04:59

This is a bonus video.Many times you ask yourself what should you say. I am bored or I am boring? Let's learn the difference in this lecture.We are going to talk about Adjectives ending in -ed or -ing.

Adjectives ending in -ed or -ing
03:57
These are eight multiple-choice questions and two questions about correcting some mistakes.
Quiz on Adjectives
1 question

In this lecture,you're going to learn what the adverbs are.

What are the adverbs?
01:48

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use adverbs to give more information about adjectives.

Adverbs modifying adjectives
01:14

In this lecture,you're going to learn about how an adverb is used to give more information about another adverb or to raise the degree of importance of it.

Adverbs modifying another adverbs
01:06

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use 'how' as an adverb.Simply,it tells you how something is going to happen.

How as an adverb
00:59

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use the adverbs when and where.

When is an adverb of time.

Where is an adverb of place.

When,where as adverbs
02:32

In this lecture,you're going to learn about the difference between adverbs and adjectives. Good or Well?

Adverbs VS Adjectives (Good or Well ?)
02:54

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to form adverbs from adjectives and the rules of forming them.

How to form adverbs from adjectives?
03:32

In this lecture,you're going to learn about irregular form of adverbs.This means, the same word can be used as both an adverb and an adjective.

Irregular form of adverbs
03:00

In this lecture,you're going to learn about where you can put adverbs in a sentence.Let's find out.

Adverbs placement in a sentence.
01:02

It's a multiple-choice quiz. Find the mistakes(if found) and choose the correct answer.

Quiz on Adjectives and Adverbs 1
10 questions
+ English tenses
11 lectures 01:58:19

In this lecture,you'll be learning more about the present simple tense.

Preview 07:08

It's a 10 multiple choice quiz.

Present simple Quiz
10 questions

Is present continuous about something happening now or later? let's see.

Present continuous
04:04

It is a 10-question  quiz with answers.

Present Continuous Quiz
10 questions

Use simple past with specific time.Let's take more examples,shall we?

Simple past
09:06

It's 10 multiple questions with answers and feedback.

Simple past Quiz
10 questions

Is past continuous important? how do we use it? Let's find out.

Past continuous
04:12

It's 10 multiple choice questions with feedback.

Past Continuous Quiz
10 questions

I was young and now I am older .How do you express the previous sentence in one sentence.I would say, I have grown up. To relate the past and present time we use present perfect. The present perfect is used to indicate that something has happened in the past (time is not specific).Let's learn more with examples in the video.

Present perfect
05:56

Multiple choice  questions

Present Perfect Quiz
7 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn golden information about present perfect continuous.

Present Perfect Continuous
14:58

10 multiple choice questions

Present perfect continuous quiz
10 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn what past perfect is and how to differentiate between past perfect and simple past.

Past perfect
18:30

10 multiple questions

Past perfect quiz
10 questions

In this lecture,you're going to learn why past perfect continuous is important and how to use it.Moreover,you're going to differentiate between past perfect simple, past perfect continuous,and past continuous.Enjoy!

Past perfect continuous
18:49

10 multiple choice questions.

Past Perfect Continuous Quiz
10 questions

In this bonus lecture,you're going to learn how to use the future simple in your written and spoken English.The more videos you watch,the more bonus videos you'll have.Enjoy!

Future simple
12:38

These are multiple-choice questions. Find the mistakes(if found) and choose the correct answer:

Future Simple Quiz
10 questions

In this bonus lecture,you will be learning lots of uses of future continuous.Oh,'will be learning' is a sentence in  future continuous.

Future continuous
12:39

These are multiple-choice quizzes.

Future Continuous Quiz
10 questions
  • In this lecture,you're going to learn how to use the future perfect and what it consists of. Also,I'm going to compare between present continuous,future continuous and future perfect.
Future perfect
10:19

These are multiple-choice questions.

Future Perfect Quiz
10 questions
Now, it's time to test your English again after you have finished the course.Share your results in this assignment or post them in the Q/A board with the title 'English test result'. http://www.englishtag.com/tests/level_test.asp http://www.examenglish.com/leveltest/index.html
Test your English level again
1 question
+ Bonus section
17 lectures 01:17:38

In this lecture,you are going to learn the keys of mastering English language in  really short time.

How to master English language?
06:06

These are very important basic English writing rules you must know.Enjoy!

Basic English writing rules
04:55

Phrasal verbs are very important and useful. They are used a lot in English language. Verb + preposition is a phrasal verb that has a different meaning than the verb itself without the preposition. Let's see.

Phrasal verbs
03:29

In this video,you're going to learn why idioms are so important for English native speakers.

What are the idioms?
02:24

In this lecture,you're going to learn why the passive voice is important and how it's formed in all English tenses with examples such as changing active sentences into passive sentences  and more.

The Passive Voice
27:15

In this lecture,you're going to learn when to use can or could and what the difference between them is.

Use can or could?
04:46

In this bonus class,you're going to learn the difference between since and for.

Since or For
04:05

What is the difference? Let's see.

Anything VS Nothing
03:11

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to produce the "AH" American English sound.

Ah /a/ sound as in Father
01:00

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to produce the "ay" American English sound as in Okay.

eɪ sound in American accent as in Play
00:49

In this lecture,I'm going to stress on 'long e sound' in order to feel the vibration of pure American English.

Feel the vibration of American English
00:51

In this lecture,you're going to learn how to produce the short O  pure American accent sound.Enjoy.

Short O sound /oʊ/
00:24

If you want to speak like an American,this bonus lecture is going to help you produce the long E sound as in Feel,eat,...

Long E sound /iː/ as in Feel
00:33

In this video,you're going to review some rules of the American accent pronunciation rules from scratch course. Enjoy!

Preview 03:26

In this video,you're going to review some rules of the American accent pronunciation rules from scratch course. Enjoy!

Practice 2 -American accent
05:13

In this video,you're going to review some rules of the American accent pronunciation rules from scratch course. Enjoy!

Practice 3 - American accent
06:07

In this bonus video, you're going to learn about must and might.

Modal verbs 1
03:04