Grammar

BEGINNER LEVEL 1

  • Subject pronouns
  • Simple Wh- questions (e.g., Who, What, When, Where, Why, How) in present
    tense
  • Simple Yes/No questions (e.g., Is/Are…..? or Do/Does……?) in present tense
  • Affirmative and negative statements with the verbs “be” and “do”
  • Singular/plural (e.g., nouns, this/these)
  • Articles – “the, a/an”.
  • Simple structures — “It’s + day. // It’s + time. // It’s $5.00.”

BEGINNER LEVEL 2

  • Simple WH questions and responses (affirm./neg.)
  • Simple Yes/No questions and responses
  • Affirmative and negative statements with “be, do, have” and other high frequency verbs
  • Simple present continuous tense
  • Simple past with high frequency verbs such as “be, do, have”
  • Modal auxiliary verbs (e.g., can / have to + verb)
  • Singular/plural (e.g., count/non-count)
  • Simple Conjunctions (and, or, but)
  • Simple prepositions of time and place (e.g., in, on, at, next to, on the right)
  • Simple frequency adverbs (e.g., always, sometimes, never)
  • Possessive Adjectives (e.g., my, your, her, our)
  • Subject Pronouns

BEGINNER LEVEL 3

  • Present continuous tense
  • Modal auxiliary verbs (e.g., can / have to + verb)
  • Common irregular verbs
  • Subject-Verb agreement
  • Adjective + Noun
  • There is/There are
  • Contractions (e.g., I’m, she’s, isn’t, don’t)
  • Demonstrative adjectives (this/that, these/those)
  • Singular/plural (e.g., count/non-count)
  • Indefinite articles (some/any, much/many)
  • Possessive adjectives (e.g., my, your, her, our)
  • Conjunctions
  • Simple frequency adverbs (e.g., always, sometimes, never)

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 1

  • Simple past tense
  • Future tense (“will” + verb and “be going to + verb”)
  • Present perfect tense in high frequency situations
  • Simple modals (e.g., can/could, may/might, shall/should, will/would, must) in
    affirm./negative
  • Simple expressions for giving advice, inviting, and expressing regret
  • Comparative and superlative adjectives
  • Adverbs (too, very, enough)
  • Verb + Infinitive (e.g., want to __, need to __)
  • Possessives (e.g., girl’s , Tom’s )
  • Object pronouns (e.g., mine, his, hers, theirs, ours)
  • Conjunctions (and/or, but, either/neither)
  • Polite expressions (e.g., would rather, would you mind)

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 2

  • Past habitual with “used + infinitive”
  • Present perfect (contrast to other tenses and using “for, since, already, yet”)
  • Past continuous (in contrast to simple past)
  • Modals (e.g., ought to, had better, would rather)
  • Tag questions
  • Conditionals (e.g., present real, present unreal and past unreal)
  • Simple adverbial clauses (e.g., before/after, if/then, because/since)
  • Passive voice
  • Reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, yourself, herself)
  • Common phrasal verbs and idioms (e.g., get ___, put ___, take ___ etc.)
  • Commonly confused verbs (e.g., do/make, say/tell, bring/ take, learn/teach,
    go/come, etc.)

ADVANCED LEVEL

  • Present Perfect continuous
  • Perfect Modals (e.g. should have, would have)
  • Embedded statements and questions
  • Compound and complex sentences
  • Modals and expressions indicating wishes doubt, regret, obligation (pay attention to register)
  • Gerunds and infinitives
  • Connectives (e.g., because, even, though, etc.)
  • Transitional adverbs (therefore, however)
  • Adverbial clauses
  • Phrasal verbs (separable and inseparable)
  • Idiomatic expressions