University of California, Irvine

Tricky English Grammar

This course is part of Learn English: Intermediate Grammar Specialization

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Tamy Chapman
Helen Nam
Brad Gilpin

Instructors: Tamy Chapman

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There are 5 modules in this course

This is the third course in the Learn English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. Learning English can be tricky, and in this class you'll focus on some of those tricky issues. You'll get clear explanations about the difficult grammar points and practice in using them correctly.

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2 videos1 reading1 peer review

This week, you'll learn about tricky nouns, articles, and quantifiers. When should you put "a" or "the" in front of a noun? When should you put nothing in front of the noun? In this module, you'll find the answers to these questions, and you'll get lots of practice to help you use nouns and articles correctly.

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12 videos13 readings4 quizzes1 peer review

This week will not be as intense as last week was, but you will still have the chance to learn about some tricky grammar. First, you'll learn about using gerunds and infinitives correctly. Then you'll learn about making requests and asking for permission, something that English learners often misuse.

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4 videos4 readings3 quizzes1 peer review

You've learned about some tricky grammar, but there are other things that make English hard to learn. This week, you'll learn about some word forms that cause confusion. You'll soon understand the difference between some pairs of words that always seem tricky.

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7 videos8 readings5 quizzes1 peer review

There are a few more tricky English points that we want you to learn. In the final week, you will learn about phrasal verbs and collocations. These are two big grammar points that often give language learners difficulty, but you will get lots of practice with them. Finally, you’ll have a review lesson of all of the tricky English grammar that you have learned in this course.

What's included

6 videos7 readings4 quizzes1 peer review

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4.8 (225 ratings)
Tamy Chapman
University of California, Irvine
22 Courses1,491,385 learners
Helen Nam
University of California, Irvine
18 Courses1,193,231 learners

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