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EFL - Improve Your English Grammar - Beginner
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A great start in using English grammar

The course will help you to improve your English grammar, both in speaking and writing.

On this course you will learn how to use some of the most common English verbs, nouns and pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, articles and prepositions in writing and in spoken language. You will learn how to write simple sentences with correct word order in English.

You will learn to notice and correct any grammatical patterns or errors in your English.

You need to already be able to express yourself in spoken English, for example, in straightforward conversations with a range of vocabulary.

Course Content

This course will help you to improve your accuracy with English grammar in your speaking and writing.

On this course you will learn how to use some of the most common English verbs, nouns and pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, articles and prepositions in writing and in spoken language. You will learn how to write simple sentences with correct word order in English.

You will practise speaking English using correct grammar to express yourself more fluently.
You will practise writing simple sentences and straightforward texts using correct grammar, language and vocabulary for different purposes.

You will be given the opportunity to use websites to help with your English grammar and to use the college intranet system, Moodle.

Entry Requirements

You are confident in English speaking, listening, reading and writing but want to improve your accuracy with grammar.

You are a beginner user of English (ESOL Entry Level 1,2 or 3) or EFL - Cambridge English Pre-Intermediate or PET, or IELTS band grade 2 - 4, A1 - B1 CEFR.

You are competent in basic speaking and listening and in reading but you are likely to make grammatical mistakes in your speaking and writing.

Maths and English Assessments
Before your tutor interview you are also requested to take an online assessment in maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.
To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.
? Very confident in your English and maths - practise online tests
? Fairly confident in both English and maths - practise online tests
? Do not feel confident in either or both areas brush up your skills

First Class Requirements

Pen and an A4 notepad of lined paper. Dictionary or Smartphone optional.

Attendance Requirements

You are expected to attend every class and complete the course.

Assessment Methods

There is no exam on this course. Your teacher will check your progress in speaking and writing on the course and give you advice on how to improve.

Further Study Options

At the end of the course you can:
Attend another EFL short course e.g. Writing, Conversation and Pronunciation or Grammar
Attend an EFL Cambridge exam course (e.g. Pre-Intermediate, PET)
Attend an ESOL English language course (E1, E2 or E3)

Additional Information

There is no coursebook. The tutor will provide photocopies and activities.
If you would like to discuss any additional learning needs contact our Additional Learning Support Co-ordinator on 020 8891 5907 x 5032
For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.Classes include a 10-15 minute comfort break. Minimum age is 16. Classes are held during term time only. Class sizes are a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 19 (depending on classroom size).