Basic Grammar

If you just started learning English, you first need to know some basic rules of the language. Developing a solid foundation in English grammar will not only help you create your own sentences correctly but will also make it easier to improve your communication skills in both spoken and written English.

Study all the lessons below and incorporate your learning into your speaking and writing. Grammar is the system and structure of a language. The rules of grammar help us decide the order we put words in and which form of a word to use. When you're talking about grammar, it's useful to know some basic terms. The following are called parts of speech and they each have their own function.

  • • Demonstrate the proper usage of the verb 'to be,' present tense and past tense.
  • • Demonstrate proper use of adjectives.
  • • Demonstrate the proper usage of the verb 'to have,' present tense and past tense.
  • • Identify simple present tense.
  • • Identify possessive pronouns.
  • • Demonstrate asking questions.
  • • Recognize the simple past tense.
  • • Recognize prepositions in and on.
  • • Identify the prepositions 'at' and 'to'.
  • • Demonstrate correct usage of 'there is' and 'there are,' present tense and past tense
  • • Identify the prepositions 'from' and 'of'.
  • • Recognize the verb 'will,' simple future tense.
  • • Demonstrate correct usage of nouns, singular and plural.
  • • Summarize basic vocabulary review, and
  • • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.