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English

Subtitles: Arabic, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Indonesian, English, Slovak, Spanish...

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Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Indonesian, English, Slovak, Spanish...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Welcome

2 videos (Total 2 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Meet the Instructors1m
1 reading
Message10m
6 hours to complete

Nouns, Articles, and Quantifiers

12 videos (Total 67 min), 13 readings, 5 quizzes
12 videos
Count and Noncount Nouns Review Lecture5m
Count and Noncount Noun Mistakes Lecture9m
Articles Review Part 1 Lecture3m
Articles Review Part 2 Lecture4m
Articles Review Part 3 Lecture8m
Mistakes with Articles Part 1 Lecture6m
Mistakes with Articles Part 2 Lecture5m
Quantifiers Part 1 Lecture3m
Quantifiers Part 2 Lecture5m
Quantifiers Part 3 Lecture4m
Quantifiers Part 4 Lecture9m
13 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Count and Non-Count Nouns Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Articles Practice10m
Articles Resource10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Quantifiers Practice10m
4 practice exercises
Count and Non-Count Noun Practice Quiz8m
Articles Practice Quiz8m
Quantifiers Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Gerunds, Infinitives, and Requests and Permission

4 videos (Total 22 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Gerunds and Infinitives Part 1 Lecture3m
Gerunds and Infinitives Part 2 Lecture9m
Requests and Permission Lecture8m
4 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Gerunds and Infinitives Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Requests and Permission Practice10m
3 practice exercises
Gerunds and Infinitives Practice Quiz8m
Requests and Permission Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz18m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

Confusing Word Forms

7 videos (Total 40 min), 8 readings, 6 quizzes
7 videos
Confusing Pronouns Lecture8m
Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs Part 1 Lecture7m
Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs Part 2 Lecture6m
Confusing Nouns and Verbs Part 1 Lecture7m
Confusing Nouns and Verbs Part 2 Lecture3m
Confusing Prepositions Lecture6m
8 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Confusing Pronouns Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Confusing Nouns and Verbs Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Confusing Prepositions Practice10m
5 practice exercises
Confusing Pronouns Practice Quiz6m
Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs Practice Quiz8m
Confusing Nouns and Verbs Practice Quiz8m
Confusing Prepositions Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz22m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Phrasal Verbs and Collocations

6 videos (Total 34 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Phrasal Verbs Review Lecture7m
Problems with Phrasal Verbs Lecture9m
Collocations Review Lecture2m
Tricky Collocations Lecture7m
Tricky English Review6m
7 readings
Lecture Objectives10m
Phrasal Verbs Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Collocations Practice10m
Lecture Objectives10m
Tricky English Final Practice10m
Learn More!10m
4 practice exercises
Phrasal Verbs Practice Quiz8m
Collocations Practice Quiz6m
Tricky English Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz18m
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Top reviews from Tricky English Grammar

By NYSep 30th 2018

I found this course is very useful for me. I'd recommend for the learners who want to review or improve grammar. Thanks to all instructors from UC Irvine, They did very excellent job!

By SSOct 7th 2017

I am really pleased to be part of this course. So many new concepts to learn in a fun way.Highly recommended to all non-native speakers of English.

Instructors

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Helen Nam

Instructor
International Programs, UCI 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 Learn English: Intermediate Grammar Specialization

This specialization covers common topics in intermediate grammar, such as perfect verb tenses and adjective clauses. It will also cover "tricky English" grammar topics that learners of English often find frustrating. The capstone will give you a chance to review all of the knowledge you've learned in the courses and create a multi-media "scrapbook" of grammar to keep with you after the specialization ends....
Learn English: Intermediate Grammar

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  • 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.

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