Grammar Fundamentals

Duration

8 hours

Mode

Live delivery

Location

Online

Cost

$395

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

The Grammar Fundamentals workshops aim to build your awareness of English grammar as well as your confidence in describing it. The course is designed to prepare candidates for the CELTA course but is open to all proficient users of English who are interested in developing their understanding of its grammar.  The course is offered by RMIT English Worldwide and our tutors are experienced English language professionals who are well-equipped to guide you through the basics of English grammar on which to build your knowledge and awareness.

Course content

  • Verb Systems: Function and formation
  • Main and auxiliary verbs
  • Event and state verbs
  • Negative and interrogative verbs
  • Passive voice – definition, form and usage
  • Conditionals - formation and function
  • Sentence Structure terminology
  • Sentence types - simple, compound & complex
  • Dependent & independent clauses
  • Word classes and formation:
    • Nouns
    • Adverbs
    • Adjectives
    • Prepositions
    • Determiners
    • Quantifiers
    • Articles
    • Word order

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil and notebook.

Suited to

Grammar Fundamentals is intended for CELTA students prior to course commencement as well as people who are already proficient users of English (minimum IELTS 7.0 or equivalent) and who are interested in improving their grammar knowledge and awareness.

For those interested in improving their skills and accuracy in using English grammar, the Grammar and Punctuation short course may be a more suitable alternative.

Outcome

Improved confidence in using and describing English grammar. Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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