Online Class: ESL Grammar Skills Level 4

ESL Grammar Level 4 grammar moves the English learner from the intermediate to the upper intermediate level of general English. With mastery of Level 4 grammar, the student moves beyond merely communicating and increases his/her sophistication in using the English language.

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Course Description

Elevate Your English Proficiency with ESL Grammar Level 4

Unveiling the penultimate module in our renowned five-course ESL grammar series: ESL Grammar Level 4. This meticulously curated course acts as a pivotal bridge, effortlessly transitioning English learners from intermediate to the heights of upper-intermediate fluency. It stands as a testament to our commitment to help our students not just communicate, but to truly thrive and articulate with an unmatched sophistication in the English language.

Spread across 22 intricately designed units, this course boasts a streamlined, user-friendly approach. We believe that the mastery of a language doesn't lie in the complexity of content, but in its clarity and relevance. Each unit begins with a lucid presentation of the subject matter, crafted with utmost precision to ensure easy assimilation. This is closely followed by a range of lesson exercises, meticulously tailored to embed the concepts deeper into the learner's cognition.

To guarantee the application and retention of the newly acquired skills, the course features regular practice quizzes, four comprehensive examinations interspersed at strategic intervals, and a decisive final exam. This rigorous, yet engaging assessment method ensures that the learner is constantly aligned with the progression metrics, making the journey to the pinnacle of English mastery a rewarding experience.

Delving into the heart of the course, ESL Grammar Level 4 covers an impressive array of grammar topics. From the dynamism of gerunds and infinitives to the intricacies of future progressive; from mastering the perfect forms of the present to navigating the realms of present, past, and past progressive. We dive deep into the nuanced realms of relative clauses, conditionals 2 and 3, reported speech, and an array of minor yet crucial grammar aspects that often go overlooked in standard courses. This includes intricate details like distinctions between "both/either/neither", nuances in phrases like "a friend of mine", "by the time", "on my own/by myself", and the subtle might of "had better".

But our commitment to holistic learning doesn’t stop at grammar alone. ESL Grammar Level 4 also includes lessons dedicated to refining your writing prowess. Discover the transformative power of conjunctive adverbs and unlock the secrets to crafting impeccable paragraph structures that captivate readers.

On culminating ESL Grammar Level 4, you don't just proceed to another level; you ascend to the zenith of advanced English language learning. Whether you're a first-time explorer of this content or a seasoned enthusiast aiming to polish your expertise, this course is more than a learning tool—it's an investment. An investment into a future of unparalleled English fluency, accuracy, and confidence. Dive in, and let us guide you through the labyrinth of English grammar to the pinnacle of linguistic excellence.

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  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.6 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
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Lesson 1 both/either/neither (of)

both/either/neither (of) 31 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Pre-Test
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2: a friend of mine

a friend of mine 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3: Present Perfect

Present Perfect Additional lesson topics: ESL Lesson: The Present Perfect Tense; The Present Perfect Tense 13 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz

Lesson 4: Present Perfect Progressive

Present Perfect Progressive Additional lesson topics: Present Perfect Progressive 16 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz
  • Assessment: Lesson 4-2 Quiz

Lesson 5: each/every

each/every Additional lesson topics: Each, Every; Quiz: Each and Every 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz
  • Assessment: Exam 1

Lesson 6: gerunds and infinitives as subjects

gerunds and infinitives as subjects Additional lesson topics: Infinitive Summary; Gerunds and Infinitives: Their Noun Roles 8 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Quiz

Lesson 7: verb + gerund

verb + gerund Additional lesson topics: Verb Forms Quiz; Gerunds: Verbs followed by Gerunds 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Quiz

Lesson 8: verb + infinitive

verb + infinitive Additional lesson topics: Verb Lists: Infinitives and Gerunds; The Infinitive 5 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Quiz

Lesson 9: verb + object + infinitive

verb + object + infinitive Additional lesson topics: Verb Lists: Infinitives and Gerund; Intermediate grammar exercise: and 8216;verb + object + to infinitive' structure 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Quiz

Lesson 10: verbs + gerund or infinitive

verbs + gerund or infinitive Additional lesson topics: Verbs followed by Gerunds and Infinitives 17 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Quiz
  • Assessment: Exam 2

Lesson 11: Past Perfect

Past Perfect Additional lesson topics: Past Perfect Tense Quiz; Test your tenses 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz

Lesson 12: Past Perfect Progressive

Past Perfect Progressive Additional lesson topics: Past Perfect Progressive Exercises; Quiz: Past Simple, Progressive Perfect 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Quiz

Lesson 13: by the time

by the time Additional lesson topics: Useful Idioms and Phrases related to time 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Quiz

Lesson 14: Future Progressive

Future Progressive Additional lesson topics: Future Progressive Quiz 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Quiz

Lesson 15: adjective clauses 2 (relative clauses)

adjective clauses 2 (relative clauses) Additional lesson topics: Using Adjective Clauses 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 15 Quiz
  • Assessment: Exam 3

Lesson 16: Conditional 2

Conditional 2 Additional lesson topics: Conditional Forms 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 16 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 16 Quiz

Lesson 17: Conditional 3

Conditional 3 7 Total Points
  • Lesson 17 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 17 Quiz

Lesson 18: on my own / by myself

on my own / by myself 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 18 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 18 Quiz

Lesson 19: had better

had better Additional lesson topics: Had Better 5 Total Points
  • Lesson 19 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 19 Quiz

Lesson 20: Reported Speech

Reported speech. Additional lesson topics: Reported Speech; Reported Speech Quiz 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 20 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 20 Quiz
  • Assessment: Exam 4

Lesson 21: WRITING: conjunctive adverbs

WRITING: conjunctive adverbs Additional lesson topics: Conjunctive Adverbs Exercise; Conjunctive Adverb Meaning and Examples 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 21 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 21 Quiz

Lesson 22: Writing: paragraph structure

Writing: paragraph structure 3 Total Points
  • Lesson 22 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 22 Quiz

Final Exam

Final exam. 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 23 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Course Completion Poll: Your Thoughts; Course Comments; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Assessment: Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate usage of both/either/neither (of).
  • Identify present perfect.
  • Identify present perfect progressive.
  • Demonstrate correct usage of each/every.
  • Identify gerunds and infinitives as subjects.
  • Demonstrate usage of verb + gerund.
  • Demonstrate usage of verb + infinitive.
  • Demonstrate usage of verb + object + infinitive.
  • Demonstrate usage of verbs + gerund or infinitive.
  • Identify past perfect.
  • Identify past perfect progressive.
  • Identify future progressive.
  • Demonstrate usage of adjective clauses (relative clauses).
  • Demonstrate conditional usage
  • Demonstrate usage of on my own / by myself+.
  • Demonstrative usage of conjunctive adverbs.
  • Demonstrate how to structure a paragraph in English.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: ESL Grammar Skills Level 4
Course Number: 8900319
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (986 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: March 2024
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.9 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
Course Author: Dr. Michele Poff
Instructor: Dana Kristan
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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  • "It was a great course. In the level 3, before doing the lesson exam we had to do some practice exercises, which were very useful for understanding the lesson in a better way." -- Pablo B.
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