University of California, Irvine

Word Forms and Simple Present Tense

This course is part of Learn English: Beginning Grammar Specialization

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Rachel Fernandez
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this first week, we will look at word forms. You learn about different kinds of words like nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Then you will learn about different kinds of nouns. You will learn about plural and singular nouns, how to make spelling changes, and when to use the articles “a” and “an.” You will also learn about verbs in the simple present. We will start with the BE verb. BE is very common. We use it all of the time.

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4 videos3 readings1 quiz

This week, we will look at other verbs in the simple present. You will learn how to form and use the simple present. You will also learn about the different spelling changes that happen when you add an “s” to a verb in the simple present. You will also learn about possessive adjectives and the apostrophe “s” to show someone has something.

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This week, you will learn more about the simple present. We will look at how to form the negative for the BE verb and for all other verbs. The BE verb always has rules that are different from other verbs. You will also learn how to use “There is” and “There are” to describe things in a place.

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This week, we will start with how to ask yes/no questions using the BE verb. Then, you will practice asking questions using “Is there...?” and “Are there...?” Finally, You will learn how to use “do” and “does” to ask yes/no questions in the simple present.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz

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Rachel Fernandez
University of California, Irvine
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