Course Syllabus: Basic English Speaking Skills
with CEU Certificate*
This course will be a combination of vocabulary and language – picture illustrations, external resources and netlinks to sound and video demonstrations will accompany many of the concepts to help learning.
Over 900 frequently used English vocabulary words will be learned and each lesson will be broken down to include basic English language concepts required for correct sentence development.
a dictionary (an online dictionary can be used)
Lesson 1: To Be: Present Tense
The purpose of this lesson will be to teach how to read/write sentences in present tense. It will also teach how to identify people by name, talk about ownership, common objects, and family relationships through various exercises.
Lesson 2: To Be: Present Tense: Negative Form
This lesson will also teach how to give/accept/decline invitations, talk about events and places to visit.
Lesson 3: Present Tense: Question Form
This lesson will also teach how to introduce people, talk about jobs, and about social relationships.
Lesson 4: To Be: Past Tense
This lesson will also teach about starting conversations.
Lesson 5: To Be: Past Tense Negative Form
This lesson will also teach how to count, the numbers 1-10, and food & drink.
Lesson 6: To Be: Past Tense Question Form
This lesson will teach how to form questions, open questions, asking for clairification, and occupations.
Lesson 7: Exceptional Uses with the Verb to Be
This lesson will also teach about asking the price, talking about travel, days and months, money, numbers 11-20, transportation
Lesson 8: Adjectives
This lesson will also teach about food items, agreeing and disagreeing, asking/giving opinions
Lesson 9: To Have: Present Tense
This lesson will also teach greetings/farewells, talking about health, parts of the body, common ailments
Lesson 10: To Have: Present Tense, Negative Form
This lesson will also teach about addresses and locations, and numbers over 20.
Lesson 11: To Have: Present Tense Question Form
This lesson will also teach about buying good,, asking about health, and musical instruments.
Lesson 12: The Simple Present Tense
This lesson will also teach common places, colors, and ordinal numbers.
Lesson 13: The Simple Present Tense: Negative Form
This lesson will also teach about using the telephone, and telephone language.
Lesson 14: The Simple Present Tense: Question Form
This lesson will also teach about personalities, talking about time, and making appointments.
Lesson 15: Possessive Prounouns
This lesson will also teach some articles of clothing, shoes, etc.
Lesson Set up
Each lesson will be broken down into these parts:
A grammar topic about how to speak English
- At the end of each lesson will be a number
of netlinks which contain helpful sounds and video demonstrations.
-Also at the end of each lesson will be a number of review quizzes
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- The Strengths and Weaknesses of Case Studies
- Proofreading Help: How to Use Proofreaders' Marks
- Understanding the Different Types of Case Studies
- How to Recognize and Develop Your Own Email Writing Style
- What are Homonyms?
- What Exactly is a Case Study?
- How to Write a Business Email Confirming a Customer Order
- How to Polish Your Writing to be Sophisticated and Professional
- How to Effectively Edit and Proofread Your Own Work
- Email Templates for Business Letters