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.

Self-Paced, Online Class
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  • 16
    Lessons
  • 52
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 7
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.7
    CEUs
  •  
    Video Audit
    Available
 
 

Course Description

This course on Basic English Speaking Skills is a combination of both vocabulary and language and includes picture illustrations, external resources, and netlinks to sound and video demonstrations that accompany many of the concepts studied and aid in the learning process. 

Over 900 frequently used English vocabulary words are taught and each lesson is broken down to include basic English language concepts to promote proper sentence development. All material is supported by several examples and exercises.

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 review how to give/accept/decline invitations, talk about events and places to visit. 

Lesson 3: Present Tense: Question Form

This lesson will review how to introduce people, talk about jobs, and about social relationships.

Lesson 4: To Be: Past Tense

This lesson will review how to start conversations.

Lesson 5: To Be: Past Tense Negative Form

This lesson will 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 review topics such as asking the price, talking about travel, days and months, money, numbers 11-20, transportation

Lesson 8: Adjectives

This lesson will review food items, agreeing and disagreeing language, asking/giving opinions

Lesson 9: To Have: Present Tense

This lesson will review greetings/farewells, talking about health, parts of the body, common ailments

Lesson 10: To Have: Present Tense, Negative Form

This lesson will review addresses and locations, numbers over 20.

Lesson 11: To Have: Present Tense Question Form

This lesson will review buying goods, asking about health, and musical instruments.

Lesson 12: The Simple Present Tense

This lesson will review common places, colors, and ordinal numbers.

Lesson 13: The Simple Present Tense: Negative Form

This lesson will review using the telephone and basic telephone language.

Lesson 14: The Simple Present Tense: Question Form

This lesson will review personalities, talking about time, and making appointments.

Lesson 15: Possessive Prounouns

This lesson will review some articles of clothing, shoes, etc. 


Each lesson will be broken down into these parts:


Vocabulary words

(Practice Exercise)
 

Vocabulary words

(practice exercise)


A grammar topic about how to speak English

(practice exercises)

- At the end of each lesson, there will be a number
of links that contain helpful audio and video demonstrations.

-Also at the end of each lesson will be a number of review quizzes.


 

Course Lessons

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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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Lesson 6: Possessive Pronouns

    Learn vocabulary words about transportation and occupations, plus how to use verbs in the possessive pronoun.
  • Lesson 7: Asking Questions

    Learn vocabulary words for directions and places, and how to ask questions.
  • Lesson 8: The Simple Past Tense

    Learn vocabulary words about clothing,food, and drink, and how to use verbs in the simple past tense.
  • Lesson 9: Prepositions In and On

    Learn vocabulary words related to addresses, telephones and email, and how to use the prepositions "in" and "on."
  • Lesson 10: The Prepositions "At" and "To"

    Learn vocabulary words about weather expressions, and how to use the prepositions "at" and "to".
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Lesson 13: The Prepositions "From" and "Of"

    Learn vocabulary about cooking, eating, and geography, and how to use the prepositions "from" and "of."
  • Lesson 14: The Verb "Will," Simple Future Tense

    Learn vocabulary about the workplace, employment, and how to use the future tense of "will."
  • Lesson 15: Nouns, Singular and Plural

    Learn vocabulary related to hobbies and activities, and how to use singular and plural nouns.
  • Lesson 16: Vocabulary Review

    Review of all the vocabulary words learned in this course.
 

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 (2,599 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: December 2021
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

Student Testimonials

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