Basic English Grammar for Adults Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Embark on a broad introduction to the deep world of basic English grammar. This course provides a digestible and graded view of the fundamentals, ranging from the simple to the more complex.

This course is for those who have not studied English academically and those looking to deepen their understanding. You'll learn, practice, review and conceptualise basic English grammar concepts. You'll improve your language skills and be ready for further study.

Learn some of the most important English grammar concepts. Explore the difficulties non-native speakers can face in learning English.

Discover the fundamental rules governing the correct use of basic English grammar. These range from the behaviour of regular and irregular nouns when forming plurals to the grammatical rules governing the formation of interrogative and negative sentences using various verb tenses. The course will also guide you in avoiding common mistakes made by native speakers and those new to English.

Thought-provoking and insightful, this basic English grammar course encourages proactive study. You'll learn to recognise key language concepts in day-to-day English. You'll understand how to use and apply knowledge – constantly improving your use of the English language.

By studying this course, you will learn about the following:

  • Usage of one of the most important verbs in English – 'to be'
  • How apostrophes indicate missing letters in abbreviations of the verb 'to be'
  • Grammatical categories of nouns
  • Present simple tense
  • The difference between the present simple and the present continuous tense
  • Grammatical structures English speakers use to discuss the future
  • The behaviour of adjectives
  • Modal verbs such as 'could', 'can' or 'might'
  • The workings of the simple past tense in English
  • Nuanced grammatical structures used to discuss the past and the chronology of past events.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Mastering the Verb ‘To Be’
  • Part 2: Reviewing Possessive Pronouns
  • Part 3: Abbreviations of the Verb ‘To Be’
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Mastering the Negative Form of the Verb ‘To Be’
  • Part 2: The Gender-Neutral Pronoun ‘It’
  • Part 3: Abbreviating the Negative Form of the Verb ‘To Be’
  • Part 4: Asking Questions Using the Verb ‘To Be’
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Understanding Nouns
  • Part 2: Irregular Plurals
  • Part 3: Countable and Uncountable Nouns
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Understanding the Present Simple Tense
  • Part 2: Exceptions to the ‘-S’ Rule
  • Part 3: Asking Questions with the Present Simple
  • Part 4: Forming Negatives with the Present Simple
  • Part 5: Abbreviating Negatives in the Present Simple
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: What is an Adverb?
  • Part 2: Exceptions to the ‘-ly’ Pattern
  • Part 3: The Present Continuous Tense
  • Part 4: Constructing Sentences with the Present Continuous
  • Part 5: When to use the Present Continuous
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Future Simple Tense
  • Part 2: Abbreviations of ‘Will’ / ‘Will Not’
  • Part 3: The Future Continuous
  • Part 4: Using ‘Be Going To’ to Talk About Future Plans
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Comparative Adjectives
  • Part 2: Spelling Changes and the ‘-er’ Ending
  • Part 3: The Longer Comparative Form
  • Part 4: Irregular Comparatives
  • Part 5: Superlative Adjectives
  • Part 6: The Longer Superlative Form
  • Part 7: Irregular Superlatives
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: What are Modal Verbs?
  • Part 2: Modal Verbs of Ability, Possibility and Likelihood
  • Part 3: Expressing Intent and Asking Permission
  • Part 4: Making Polite Requests
  • Part 5: Common Mistakes to Avoid
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Regular Verbs in the Past Simple
  • Part 2: Pronunciation and Spelling of the ‘-ed’ Suffix
  • Part 3: Exceptions to the Rule
  • Part 4: Irregular Verbs
  • Part 5: Negatives and Interrogatives in the Past Simple
  • Part 6: The Verb ‘To Be’ in the Past Simple
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Past Continuous Tense
  • Part 2: The Uses of the Past Continuous Tense
  • Part 3: Talking About the Past with The Phrase ‘Used To’
  • Part 4: Using ‘Would’ to Talk About the Past
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

For the beginner, this basic English grammar course is a step-by-step guide through the most important concepts you need to know. If you have a basic knowledge of grammar, it will be a useful recap of concepts you may already know and an introduction to those you may not.

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The Basic English Grammar for Adults Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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Basic English Grammar for Adults Diploma Course
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