This course covers the main features of grammar, parts of speech, phrases, clauses and sentences, focusing on their practical application in speech and writing. Spelling, punctuation and usage are also covered.

Wed 17 Oct 2018 - Wed 05 Dec 2018

18:00 - 20:00

8 Sessions
15 spots remaining.

Wed 27 Feb 2019 - Wed 03 Apr 2019

18:00 - 20:00

8 Sessions
16 spots remaining.

English grammar is a practical and accessible course for students who wish to learn about grammar and how to use it effectively in context. We look at how language works, covering the main features of grammar from parts of speech to phrases, clauses, and sentences. We also cover spelling, punctuation and word usage. Deepen your knowledge and understanding of how good grammar use makes you a confident speaker and writer!

Course Outline

  • language and how it works
  • choosing the right word/ vocabulary building/word gym
  • tricky tenses (past, present, future)
  • the choices at your fingertips (vocabulary/tenses)
  • the magic of modals (how certain you are about what you are saying)
  • saying things in a nutshell/ keep it clear and simple
  • become a powerful and confident language user

You are encouraged to raise any specific questions that you may have. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should:

  • be able to use grammar correctly and confidently
  • be able to explain good choices and also be aware of poor choices to avoid
  • be able to make informed decisions about the use of punctuation and appropriate usage in your own speaking and writing.

Who should enrol

English grammar is recommended for everyone who has an interest in understanding how the English language works.

Please note that this course may not be suitable for ESL students. Please consult the teacher beforehand.