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Approx. 26 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English, Catalan

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 26 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week for 4 weeks...

English

Subtitles: English, Catalan

Learners taking this Course are

  • Translators
  • Teachers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Medical Doctors
  • Data Engineers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
28 minutes to complete

Welcome

3 videos (Total 8 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Sequencing Grammar Lessons4m
Teacher Talk2m
1 reading
Message5m
4 hours to complete

Teaching Present Perfect Simple Tense

6 videos (Total 28 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
Commentary on Teaching Present Perfect3m
Warm-Up Activity: True or False6m
Controlled Activity: Quiz Trade7m
Guided Activity: Correct for You3m
Guided Activity: Have You Ever6m
4 readings
Grammar Videos for Students30m
Check Yourself2m
Interactive Activities10m
Handouts10m
2 practice exercises
Present Perfect Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz18m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Teaching Present Perfect Progressive Tense

6 videos (Total 31 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Commentary on Teaching Present Perfect Progressive5m
Guided Activity: Stative Verbs Review7m
Guided Activity: Questions and Statements6m
Guided Activity: Poster Profile Part 16m
Guided Activity: Poster Profile Part 26m
4 readings
Grammar Videos for Students30m
Check Yourself1m
Handouts10m
Interactive Activities10m
3 practice exercises
Teaching Present Perfect Progressive Practice Quiz6m
Present Perfect Progressive Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Teaching the Past Perfect and Past Perfect Progressive Tenses

5 videos (Total 24 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Commentary on Teaching Past Perfect and Past Perfect Progressive Tenses4m
Guided Activity: Excuses, Excuses4m
Guided Activity: Smart Like Mozart6m
Communicative Activity: Unusual Jobs7m
4 readings
Grammar Videos for Students30m
Check Yourself1m
Handouts20m
Interactive Activity10m
2 practice exercises
Past Perfect and Past Perfect Progressive Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Teaching Modals

5 videos (Total 24 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
5 videos
Commentary on Teaching Modals4m
Warm-up Activity: Super Teacher5m
Guided Activity: A "Hole" Lot of Possibilities6m
Communicative Activity: Giving Advice6m
5 readings
Grammar Videos for Students1h
Check Yourself1m
Handouts20m
Interactive Activities10m
Learn More1m
2 practice exercises
Modals Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz20m
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Top reviews from Strategies for Teaching Perfect Tenses and Modals

By CRAug 16th 2018

The quality of the course is exceptional and the resources given are high class.

By CRAug 9th 2017

Excellent course with very good videos and ideas. I really enjoyed it.

Instructors

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Emily Wong

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar Specialization

This specialization is for ESL teachers and future ESL teachers who want to make their classes more effective and fun. You will learn how to use online videos and activities that ESL teachers at University of California, Irvine created to teach intermediate ESL learners. You will review language-learning pedagogy and best practices for using these resources effectively. This specialization will give any ESL teacher loads of creative ideas for their classrooms....
Teach English: Intermediate Grammar

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • You will need a way to make videos. You can use a video camera, a web cam, or a smartphone. You may also need some video editing software.

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