English grammar for beginners
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English grammar for beginners

Learn the equivalent grammar to: Starters exam (Cambridge University), A1 (CEFR), TOEFL 0-56 points.
4.2 (71 ratings)
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2,699 students enrolled
Created by Kate Ochsner
Last updated 10/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this Beginner course you will learn a lot of basic grammar and practise it by doing exercises.
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Requirements
  • No previous course is required to take this course.
Description

This “Beginners" Course is focused on learning Basic English structures and grammar, and it is equivalent to

  • The “Starters" level from the Cambridge University in the UK.
  • The A1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • A 0-56 points at the TOEFL exam (Test Of English as a Foreign Language).


  • WHAT WILL YOU LEARN: (COURSE CONTENT)

In this Beginner course you will learn a lot of basic grammar, like how to identify a subject, the determiners a, an, the or nothing, the demonstrative pronous (this, that, these, those). We will show you how to structure a sentence in the correct way. The possessive "´s", the Present Simple, how to create a question using our "WASV?" and the Adverbs of Frequency.

The verbs "There is" and "There are", how to use the quantitatives "some" and "any", "much", "many" and "a lot of" and the interrogative pronouns "How much" and "How many". You will learn some verb tenses for the future like the Present Continuous and the structure "to be going to", the differences in use and grammar between the Present Simple and the Present Continuous, the modal verb "Can". You will also know how to create the Comparatives and Superlatives adjectives, and what to do when we want to say two verbs together.

  • WHAT WILL YOU DO:

Over 19 lectures and 1 hour of content.

You will practice everything by doing grammar exercises.

Downloadable material.

  • WHAT WILL YOU GAIN AFTER THE COURSE:

After finishing this course you will be able to have a basic conversation and understand basic readings.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is oriented to students who want to improve their English from a beginner level to an intermediate level.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Intro Lecture
1 Lecture 01:55
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Beginners grammar Level 1
8 Lectures 26:46

In this lesson we are going to show you how to use the words “this, that, these or those”.

Preview 02:15

Choose the correct answer.

Demonstrative Pronouns Review Test
8 questions

In this lesson you will learn how to identify the subject of the sentence.

Preview 02:41

Choose the correct equivalent pronoun for each subject.

How to identify a Subject Review Test
8 questions

In this lesson we are going to show you how to introduce a person or thing in a conversation with the words “a” “the” or nothing, and when to use them.

Preview 01:40

Choose the correct answer.

Articles: A, An, The, Nothing Review Test
4 questions

In this video we are going to explain to you how the sentences are created in English, their order and elements.

How to create a Sentence
04:11

In this video we´re going to show you how to use the possessive "´s" .

The Possessive "´s"
01:09

In this video we are going to explain to you how to create and use the Present Simple tense. The most common verb tense in English.

The Present Simple
07:44

Choose the correct answer.

Present Simple Review Test
9 questions

This is a very important lesson. We created the WASV? formula so you can use it when you need to ask a question.

Always use this formula to remember how to create a question because you can use it in all verbal tenses.

How to create a Question in English: The WASV? Formula
04:15

Choose the correct answer.

The WASV? Formula Review Test
6 questions


Choose the correct answer.

Adverbs of Frequency Review Test
6 questions
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Beginners grammar Level 2
9 Lectures 28:33

In this lesson you will learn when to use there is or there are.

There is or There are
02:35

Choose the correct answer.

There is or There are Review Test
8 questions

In this video we show you the differences between "some" and "any" and when to use them.

Some or Any
01:30

Choose the correct answer

Some or Any Review Test
8 questions

In this video we show you the differences between "How much" and "How many" and when to use them.

How much or How many
01:22

Choose the correct answer.

How much or How many Review Test
6 questions

In this video we show you the differences between "much", "many" and "a lot of" and when to use each one.

Much, Many, A lot of
01:39

Choose the correct answer.

Much, many, a lot of Review Test
10 questions

In this video we show you how to use the Present Continuous tense and the most common expression for the future in present continuous that is "to be + going to + verb.

Present Continuous & Be Going to
07:12

Choose the correct answer.

Present Continuous & Be Going to Review Test
10 questions

In this video we show you the differences between the present simple and the present continuous and know when to use one or the other.

Present Simple vs Present Continuous
02:46

Choose the correct answer.

Present Simple vs Present Continuous Review Test
10 questions

In this video we explain to you your first modal verb: Can.

Modal Verb: Can
02:07

Choose the correct answer.

Modal Verb: Can Review Test
5 questions

In this video we show you what is a comparative and a superlative, when to use them and how to create them in English.

Comparatives & Superlatives
07:12

Choose the correct answer.

Comparatives & Superlatives Review Test
9 questions

In this video we teach you what to do when you want to say two verbs together in English.


Two verbs together: Verb + Verb in "-ing" or "to"
02:10

Choose the correct answer.

Two verbs together Review Test
6 questions
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RESOURCES
2 Lectures 00:14

Here you have a link to a website that has tons of movies & TV shows in English and English subtitles so you can practise your listening (and reading) skills.

https://ororo.tv/en

Hope it helps!

Listening resources
00:09

About the Instructor
Kate Ochsner
4.5 Average rating
285 Reviews
6,123 Students
11 Courses
Teacher at My Teacher Online English School
I´m originally from Boston, Massachusetts.

I have worked as an English teacher for several companies and language schools, as well working as translator for websites, books, and online articles.

I have taught Business English classes, children's classes, English Theatre classes, and Cambridge Exam Preparation courses.

I am currently working at a large language school and at My Teacher Online English school teaching both children and adults.