English Grammar Certificate Course - Online Diploma | Alison

Diploma in Basic English Grammar

Learn the basics of English grammar and how it should be applied to written and spoken English.

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Learn the basics of English grammar and how it should be applied to written and spoken English.
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    10-15 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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Proper grammar is essential to communicating well in English. Alison's English diploma course introduces the fundamental aspects of English grammar and explains how they should be applied in written and spoken English.

The first section of this course explains the role of grammar in English. Following this, the importance of punctuation is described. The online English grammar course also explains the different parts of speech and the role they play in English sentences. Finally, the course introduces all of the tenses used in the English language through well-produced videos.

This course is ideal for English language students who wish to complement their vocabulary and phrases with a greater understanding of grammar. It is also suitable for native English speakers who want to revise their grammar or learn to communicate more effectively.

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Module 2: Introduction to English Grammar

Module 3: Punctuation

Module 6: The Past Tense

Module 7: Present Tense and Passive Tenses

Module 9: Comparing Tenses -1

Module 10: Comparing Tenses - 2

Module 11: Sentence Structure

Module 4: Parts of Speech

Module 5: Diploma in Basic English Grammar - First Assessment

Module 8: Diploma in Basic English Grammar - Second Assessment

Module 12: Diploma in Basic English Grammar - Third Assessment

Module 14: Diploma in Basic English Grammar - Final Assessment

Module 1: Learning Outcomes

Module 13: Lesson Summary

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to: - Understand the purpose of punctuation and use it correctly in the English language; - Recognize and effectively use the parts of speech in the English language; - Understand and form sentences using the tenses in the English language; - Identify the key differences between similar English language tenses.


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