Introduction to English Grammar - Tenses and Sentence Structure

Learn how to communicate clearly in English by mastering the basics of English grammar with this free online course.

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With 1.5 billion speakers, English is the third most spoken language in the world, a language of business, of travel, and of opportunity. By mastering English, your world gets a lot bigger. This free online course will teach you the basics of English grammar, beginning with English tenses and sentence structure. These skills will unlock the English language for you and get you a little closer to your first perfect conversation in English.
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    2-3 Hours
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  • Certification

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This Introduction to English Grammar - Tenses and Sentence Structure course will help you understand everything you need to know about English tenses. As you may know, there is more to the past, present, and future tenses of verbs than meets the eye. With this course, you will learn the common mistakes that students make when using these tenses. Soon, expressing yourself clearly and precisely in English will come naturally to you.

Once you become familiar with English verb tenses, you will learn the perfect word order in English sentence structure. Learning perfect word order is essential for you to sound like a native speaker! This is a crucial part of English writing and speaking, which will make your sentences clear and easy to understand. Next, you will learn how to turn a sentence into a negative or a question. This will make having a conversation in English much easier for you.

This English grammar course will be of great interest to all English language students, language teachers, and anyone who wants to improve their understanding of the English language, particularly English verb tenses. By mastering this part of the English language, you will unlock more advanced English grammar and sound more like a native speaker. So why wait? Check out this course and enhance your English language skills today!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to: - Understand the basics of English Grammar; - Examine the word order of a sentence structure; - Learn the right way to phrase a sentence compared to the common mistaken form; - and understand the context in which a certain tense is used e.g. timelines.


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