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  • Tate Chaloner

    “Greatly enjoyed this informative short course, highly recommend to anyone who is starting their study of language or wants a refresher. Highlights include: amazing ideas for dog names that I will definitely not steal and gorgeous illustrations. -...”

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    “Greatly enjoyed this informative short course, highly recommend to anyone who is starting their study of language or wants a refresher. Highlights include: amazing ideas for dog names that I will definitely not steal and gorgeous illustrations. - Australia”

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  • Alison Middleton

    “I’m using this as a little prep for the CELTA and it is introducing me to things I hadn’t even thought about. Love the way it is set up with the same characters. Good job ELT campus! - UK”

    “I’m using this as a little prep for the CELTA and it is introducing me to things I hadn’t even thought about. Love the way it is set up with the same characters. Good job ELT campus! - UK”

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  • Gints Grosbahs

    “Pictorial and schematic guidance was helpful.”

    “Pictorial and schematic guidance was helpful.”

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  • Stefani Akins

    “I (re-)learned a lot while going through the available modules. Looking forward to seeing more grammar review. It would be perfect if there was a download to go along with the course - you've just explained things so well!”

    “I (re-)learned a lot while going through the available modules. Looking forward to seeing more grammar review. It would be perfect if there was a download to go along with the course - you've just explained things so well!”

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  • Kenda Swartz

    “This was a fabulous course, and I recommend it for anyone who is going for the CELTA. - USA”

    “This was a fabulous course, and I recommend it for anyone who is going for the CELTA. - USA”

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Grammar Refresher Course

Exactly what you need to know to hit the ground running.

  • Pre-CELTA Preparation

    This short course aims to prepare your basic knowledge – perfect for pre-CELTA preparation. But not only that, we’ll get you thinking about other aspects of language we are dealing with.

  • Pre-Delta Preparation

    For Delta Module One you need the ability to unpack grammar and have the terminology at your fingertips. Refresh your knowledge before or while you are preparing for your Delta Modules.

  • The Returning Teacher

    Been away from the classroom a while and need to brush up you grammar knowledge? This course is perfect to get you started, with teaching tips included and further reading suggestions. Welcome back!

Course Content

  • 02
    GR 1: The Sentence Deconstructed
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    • Common Mistakes that English Language Students Make
    • Subject, Verb, Object
    • Adjective, Subject, Verb, Adverb
    • Comprehension Check
    • Article, Modal Auxiliary Verb, Infinitive
    • Primary Auxiliary Verb, Verb Phrase
    • Pronoun, Preposition
    • Comprehension Check
    • Noun Phrase, Preposition Phrase, Abverbial Phrase
    • Gerund (+ING form), Linking Verb, Subject Complement
    • Comprehension Check
  • 03
    GR 2: Nouns and Pronouns
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    • What are Nouns?
    • Activity: Sort These Nouns
    • Activity Feedback
    • Apply to Your Teaching
    • Concrete and Abstract Nouns
    • Activity: Define the mistake
    • Activity: Check your knowledge of these determiners and quantifiers
    • Apply to Your Teaching
    • Activity: Collective Nouns
    • -ING Form: The difference between a gerund and a participle and why it is a headache.
  • 04
    GR 3: Verbs - State, Past, Present & Future
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    • A quick recap then onward!
    • How we use verbs: states, events, past, present, future and progressive
    • A quick verb recap
    • How we use verbs: flexible forms for past and future
    • Noticing the perfect aspect
    • Contextualising the perfect aspect
  • 05
    GR4: Verbs - Passive and Active
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    • Don't go all passive-aggressive on me!
    • Get, have, passives, actives, muddy paws and hamsters
  • 06
    GR5: Adverbs and Adjectives
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    • How to identify an adverb
    • The different functions of adverbs
    • Let's identify the function of these adverbs
    • Identifying adjectives and their functions
  • 07
    GR6 Multi-Word Verbs
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    • Multi-word verbs, as explained by Ms Dixon and Prefix the cat.
    • A short history of phrasal verbs
    • Next up...

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