Who is this course for?

The ELTCampus Grammar Refresher and Language Awareness Course is focused on exactly what you need to be aware of going into a training course such as the Cambridge CELTA or Trinity Cert TESOL. No more no less.

Not planning to take these courses? If you are teaching English and wish to know how to explain certain basic grammar forms and purposes better, then this is also the course for you. ,/p>

English level B2+

A tutor will be right alongside you as well as a discussion forum to deal with questions.

  • Teacher Training Course 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.

  • Returning Teachers or Just Want to Improve Your Knowledge

    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 curriculum

  • 1
  • 2

    GR 1: The Sentence Deconstructed

    • 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
  • 3

    GR 2: Nouns and Pronouns

    • What are Nouns?
    • 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.
  • 4

    GR 3: Verbs - State, Past, Present & Future

    • 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
  • 5

    GR 4: Verbs - Passive and Active

    • Don't go all passive-aggressive on me!
    • Get, have, passives, actives, muddy paws and hamsters
  • 6

    GR 5: Adverbs and Adjectives

    • How to identify an adverb
    • The different functions of adverbs
    • Let's identify the function of these adverbs
    • Identifying adjectives and their functions
  • 7

    GR 6: Multi-Word Verbs

    • Multi-word verbs, as explained by Ms Dixon and Prefix the cat.
    • A short history of phrasal verbs
  • 8

    GR 7: Conditionals and Modals

    • Conditional Love
    • Test Your Understanding

Reviews

1,206 students currently enrolled.

Incredibly helpful course with wonderful quirks!

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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Grammar Refresher: what a great idea!

Laura Malleo

I loved the opportunity of refreshing my grammar and this course is suitable for anybody. It's pleasant and well organized. Thank you Emma!!!

I loved the opportunity of refreshing my grammar and this course is suitable for anybody. It's pleasant and well organized. Thank you Emma!!!

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Grammar and Language Awareness Refresher

Isabelita Salvador

That's totally amazing, relearning what you have already learned and yet you learned a lot this time.

That's totally amazing, relearning what you have already learned and yet you learned a lot this time.

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Wonderful Course

Kara Webb

This really helped me improve my grammar ahead of taking the CELTA course.

This really helped me improve my grammar ahead of taking the CELTA course.

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Great Grammar Starter

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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Preparation Courses for CELTA

The perfect preparation for any 120 hour English teacher training course such as the CELTA. Trinity Cert TESOL or equivalent.

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    Get the "Intro to Teaching Methodology" + "Grammar Refresher and Language Awareness" for a reduced price.
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    £85.00Prepare for Your TEFL/TESOL Course: Intro to Teaching Methodology

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Tutor: Emma Pratt

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About Your Course Tutor

Emma Pratt

Emma Pratt

Senior Tutor

Kiaora koutou! I'm originally from Aotearoa New Zealand, and I have many years of experience teaching students from all over the world. I've been based in New Zealand, the UK and Spain as an English language teacher and teacher developer and have been involved in ELT since 1999. I'm currently based in Cambridge , UK. I'm also a practicing artist with a passion for arts in education. I do work with schools with an Artists in Schools project and give workshops to language teachers and present at conferences regularly around Europe.