Are you having a hard time studying English as a second language (ESL)? Are all the new words, sentences, and questions confusing to you? Is it difficult to understand English? If so, this course is for you.
This course was specifically designed to make studying English easier for ESL students. If you're a false beginner who has studied English for some time but seem stuck, this course will help you get unstuck! These simple video lessons with easy to understand slides and explanations will teach you the basic parts of English so that everything you study in the future will be easier to understand.
The only way to build the tallest building in the world is to build a really strong foundation. This course is the foundation you need to build your English skills to the sky. It will only take 1-2 hours to complete this course, but I highly recommend that you take notes and review each section until you completely understand. I am always available to answer your questions and plan to expand the course with additional material as necessary.
Make studying English easier!
You will be able to identify all 7 of the English subject pronouns. You will learn what each one means and how to use each correctly.
Explanation of example sentences that use each of the 7 subject pronouns. You can clearly see the subject pronouns and the verbs highlighted in colors in each example.
This is a short 5 sentence quiz asking you to identify which subject pronoun can replace the subject of a sentence. This quiz will help you more clearly understand a subject pronoun and how each can be used. It is also a good preparation for the following quiz.
An overview of Verbs. Verbs are action words or tell a state (of being). This lecture describes the most important functions of verbs.
An overview of English Helper Verbs.
Examples of helper verbs used in questions.
Examples of helper verbs used in negative sentences.
Quick review of the Big 3 helper verbs, what they are, and when they are commonly used in English.
There are 7 question words (sometimes called Wh- Question Words). After this lesson, you will know all 7 question words and how to use them. Included are 2 example questions using each question word to better explain the usage.
Shawn Roe has been teaching English as a Second Language since 2006. He has taught students from all over the world including Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Turkey, Switzerland, and Iran. His students range from elementary level to university professors.
Shawn has also taught English at university for 3 years, including at Chonnam National University in Gwangju, South Korea. He has a BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia. He is working on his MA in Digital Media and Instructional Design from the Extension School at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.