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Fundamentals of English Grammar

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free online course offers a comprehensive review of English grammar and is ideal for those already fluent in English who want to improve their writing skills, as well as their spoken English.

    It examines spelling, grammar and punctuation including commas, colons, adverbs and prepositions, meaning you will be able to write English more confidently – enhancing both your personal and professional skills.

  • After completing this course you will be able to:
    - Understand the rules of English grammar and be able to communicate more clearly;
    - Improve your spelling and knowledge of punctuation, including full stops, commas, semicolons, colons, apostrophes and more;
    - and understand the meaning of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and pronouns.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Fundamentals of English Grammar
  • Free

  • 2-3 Hours

  • XSIQ

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

Modules List( 20 )
  • Module
    1
    Rules for effective communication
    • Rules for effective communication This course covers rules that are used for effective communication in the English language. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Introduction
    • The rules of English
    • The rules of English continued
    • Communicating clearly!
    • Mastering the rules of the English language
    • Shaping communication
  • Module
    2
    Words, words, words
    • Words, words, words This course covers the use of words for communicating in the English language. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Communicating with words
    • Archaic words
    • Lost words
  • Module
    3
    New and troublesome words
    • New and troublesome words This course covers the use of words for communicating in the English language. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • New and troublesome words
    • Troublesome word game 1
    • Troublesome word game 2
  • Module
    4
    Spelling
    • Spelling This course uses interactive games to examine spelling. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Spell check 1
    • Spell check 2
  • Module
    5
    Punctuation
    • Punctuation This course covers the use of punctuation in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Introduction to punctuation
    • How does punctuation work?
  • Module
    6
    Using full stops and commas
    • Using full stops and commas This course covers the use of full stops and commas in the English language. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Using full stops
    • Using commas 1
    • Using commas 2
    • Using commas 3
  • Module
    7
    Semicolons
    • Semicolons This course covers the use of semicolons. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Semicolons 1
    • Semicolons 2
    • Semicolons 3
  • Module
    8
    Colons
    • Colons This course covers the use of colons in the English language. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Colons 1
    • Colons 2
    • Colons 3
  • Module
    9
    Apostrophes
    • Apostrophes This course covers the use of apostrophes in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Apostrophes 1
    • Apostrophes 2
    • Apostrophes 3
    • Apostrophes 4
    • Apostrophes 5
    • Apostrophes 6
  • Module
    10
    Speech marks
    • Speech marks This course covers the use of speech marks in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Speech marks 1
    • Speech marks 2
    • Speech marks 3
    • Speech marks 4
    • Speech marks 5
    • Speech marks 6
    • Speech marks 7
  • Module
    11
    Other Punctuation
    • Less Common Punctuation Marks This course covers the use of less common punctuation marks in  English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.  
    • Less common punctuation marks 1
    • Less common punctuation marks 2
    • Less common punctuation marks 3
    • Less common punctuation marks 4
    • Less common punctuation marks 5
    • Less common punctuation marks 6
    • Less common punctuation marks 7
    • Less common punctuation marks 8
    • Less common punctuation marks 9
    • Less common punctuation marks 10
  • Module
    12
    Punctuation revision
    • Punctuation revision This course revises the use of punctuation in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Punctuation revision
  • Module
    13
    Nouns
    • Nouns This course covers the use of nouns in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Nouns 1
    • Nouns 2
    • Nouns 3
    • Nouns 4
    • Nouns 5
    • Nouns 6
    • Nouns 7
    • Nouns 8
    • Nouns 9
  • Module
    14
    Verbs
    • Verbs This course covers the use of verbs in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Verbs 1
    • Verbs 2
    • Verbs 3
    • Verbs 4
    • Verbs 5
  • Module
    15
    Adjectives
    • Adjectives This course covers the use of adjectives in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Adjectives 1
    • Adjectives 2
    • Adjectives 3
    • Adjectives 4
    • Adjectives 5
  • Module
    16
    Adverbs
    • Adverbs This course covers the use of adverbs in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Adverbs 1
    • Adverbs 2
    • Adverbs 3
  • Module
    17
    Prepositions
    • Prepositions This course covers the use of prepositions in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Prepositions
  • Module
    18
    Pronouns
    • Pronouns This course covers the use of pronouns in English grammar. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Pronouns 1
    • Pronouns 2
    • Pronouns 3
  • Module
    19
    Adjective, noun, verb, pronoun, preposition or adverb?
    • Adjective, noun, verb, pronoun, preposition or adverb? This course revises when to use an adjective, noun, verb, pronoun, preposition or adverb in English grammar The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
    • Revision activity 1
    • Revision activity 2
    • Parts of speech revision crossword
    • Parts of speech revision activities
  • Assessment
    • Assessment
    • English Grammar Assessment
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