Online Class: Basic English Speaking Skills

Learn basic English speaking skills in our online course complete with rich text, pictures, and videos to help you learn.

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Course Description

Mastering the Essence of English: Speaking with Clarity & Confidence

Welcome to a journey that promises to enhance your English speaking skills, elevating you from the fundamentals to fluency. Our "Basic English Speaking Skills" course is meticulously crafted to ensure a 360-degree learning experience. Blending vocabulary with core language structures, this course stands out, offering rich visuals, cutting-edge external resources, and immersive multimedia, ensuring a multi-sensory grasp of the English language.

Spanning across 15 in-depth lessons, our curriculum not only teaches words but breathes life into them, empowering students to construct meaningful, well-structured sentences. Accompanying examples and exercises ensure practical application, embedding each lesson deep into your memory.

Course Highlights:

  1. Visual Brilliance: Our picture illustrations provide context, making abstract concepts tangible and learning memorable.

  2. Engaging Multimedia: Dive deep into the intricacies of pronunciation and diction with our curated netlinks that lead to audio and video demonstrations. Hear it, see it, say it!

  3. Expansive Vocabulary: Equip yourself with over 900 commonly-used English words, forming a robust foundation for daily communication.

  4. Comprehensive Grammar Modules: From various tenses of the verb "to be" to harnessing the power of adjectives, our lessons are structured to cover all significant grammar territories.

  5. Hands-on Practice: After every module, engage with practice exercises tailored to cement your understanding, ensuring you don’t just learn, but internalize.

  6. Review Quizzes: Test your knowledge at the end of each lesson, solidifying your learning and identifying areas for revision.

Snapshot of the Curriculum:

  • Lesson 1: Dive into the present tense, exploring identities, relationships, and ownership.
  • Lesson 2 & 3: Journey deeper into the present tense, refining negations and queries.
  • Lesson 4 to 6: Time-travel to the past tense, initiating conversations and framing clear questions.
  • Lessons 7 to 15: Unlock specialized topics ranging from adjectives, health, music, clothing, and beyond, all culminating in the art of effortless communication.

Each lesson seamlessly blends vocabulary with grammar topics. The repetitive structure ensures consistent learning and practice.

Your Takeaway: By the end of this course, you won’t just 'know' English. You'll 'live' it. Whether you're setting foot in the English-speaking realm or refining your foundational knowledge, this course is your passport to eloquence.

Join us, as we pave the path to your linguistic brilliance, one lesson at a time.

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  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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Lesson 1: The Verb "To Be," Present Tense

Learn vocabulary words about family, vocabulary words about emotions, and how to use the present tense of "to be." 40 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz 1.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz 1.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz 1.4
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz 1.5
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz 1.6
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz 1.7
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz 1.8

Lesson 2: The Verb "To Be," Past Tense

Learn vocabulary words about various objects, vocabulary words about gender and relationships, and how to use the past tense of "to be." 23 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz 2.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz 2.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz 2.3
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz 2.4
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz 2.6

Lesson 3: Adjectives

Learn how to use adjectives, which are used to describe nouns, and expand your vocabulary by learning words related to colors, numbers, and places to visit. 25 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz 3.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz 3.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz 3.4
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz 3.5
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz 3.6

Lesson 4: The Verb "To Have," Present Tense

Learn vocabulary words about various ailments and body parts, plus how to use the present tense of "to have." 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz 4.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz 4.4
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz 4.5
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz 4.7

Lesson 5: Simple Present Tense

Learn more numbers and days of the week, vocabulary words on occasions and time, and how to use verbs in the simple present tense. 25 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz 5.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz 5.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz 5.4
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz 5.5
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz 5.7

Lesson 6: Possessive Pronouns

Learn vocabulary words about transportation and occupations, plus how to use verbs in the possessive pronoun. 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Quiz 6.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Quiz 6.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Quiz 6.4

Lesson 7: Asking Questions

Learn vocabulary words for directions and places, and how to ask questions. 5 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Quiz 7.4

Lesson 8: The Simple Past Tense

Learn vocabulary words about clothing,food, and drink, and how to use verbs in the simple past tense. 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Quiz 8.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Quiz 8.3
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Quiz 8.5
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Quiz 8.6

Lesson 9: Prepositions In and On

Learn vocabulary words related to addresses, telephones and email, and how to use the prepositions "in" and "on." 3 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Quiz 9.1

Lesson 10: The Prepositions "At" and "To"

Learn vocabulary words about weather expressions, and how to use the prepositions "at" and "to". 13 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Quiz 10.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Quiz 10.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Quiz 10.3

Lesson 11: "There Is" and "There Are," Present Tense

Learn vocabulary words about buildings, pets, and animals, and how to use the present tense of "there is" and "there are." 25 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz 11.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz 11.2
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz 11.3
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz 11.4
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz 11.5

Lesson 12: "There Is" and "There Are," Past Tense

Learn vocabulary words about money, personalities, and how to use the past tense of "there is" and "there are." 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Quiz 12.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Quiz 12.3
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Quiz 12.4
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Quiz 12.5

Lesson 13: The Prepositions "From" and "Of"

Learn vocabulary about cooking, eating, and geography, and how to use the prepositions "from" and "of." 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Quiz 13.1
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Quiz 13.4

Lesson 14: The Verb "Will," Simple Future Tense

Learn vocabulary about the workplace, employment, and how to use the future tense of "will." 5 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Quiz 14.3

Lesson 15: Nouns, Singular and Plural

Learn vocabulary related to hobbies and activities, and how to use singular and plural nouns. 0 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video

Lesson 16: Vocabulary Review

Review of all the vocabulary words learned in this course. 100 Total Points
  • Lesson 16 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Let us know what you think of this course; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate the proper usage of the verb "to be," present tense and past tense.
  • Demonstrate proper use of adjectives.
  • Demonstrate the proper usage of the verb "to have," present tense and past tense.
  • Identify simple present tense.
  • Identify possessive pronouns.
  • Demonstrate asking questions.
  • Recognize the simple past tense.
  • Recognize prepositions in and on.
  • Identify the prepositions "at" and "to".
  • Demonstrate correct usage of "there is" and "there are," present tense and past tense
  • Identify the prepositions "from" and "of".
  • Recognize the verb "will," simple future tense.
  • Demonstrate correct usage of nouns, singular and plural.
  • Summarize basic vocabulary review.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Basic English Speaking Skills
Course Number: 8900182
Lessons Rating: 4.7 / 5 Stars (2,733 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: November 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dana Kristan
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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