This course is based on the core NESE, Harvard Square 10-level course. The course is equally effective for those who have little or no knowledge of English grammatical structures (Level 1) as well as for those of you at the other end of the spectrum - ready to take TOEFL or IELTs (Levels 9 & 10). Please note that although there are 10 levels of this course, there is no requirement to take more than one level.
In each level, you will master increasingly more difficult grammar structures while receiving effective correction of any errors you make. In addition to teaching structural forms, NESE On-Line’s teachers are trained to highlight the differences between formal English and the everyday English that you are likely to encounter when you travel to an English-speaking country. The idioms part of this class teaches you phrasal verbs and everyday expressions to help you speak fluently, accurately, and independently.
NESE On-Line teachers will provide you with level-appropriate ongoing correction from your very first class. In this way, you improve the fluency, pronunciation, and accuracy of your English, as well as your overall comprehension of the language. The result: you will learn English as quickly as possible.
A note about Grammar & Idioms classes with NESE On-Line
NESE On-Line considers a fundamental understanding of grammar to be the equivalent to the scaffolding or framework that supports a building. In an ideal world, we can learn a language without having to learn grammar - just like children do. However, we believe that it becomes more and more helpful to have a solid grammatical foundation upon which fluency can be built, as we get older. The NESE On-Line 10-Level Grammar & Idioms series, through it spiral curriculum, provides the framework essential for building conversational fluency.
Completion of Grammar & Idioms Level 9 or Placement into Level 10
What You Will Learn
- Verb tenses: Past and Present (Simple, Continuous and Perfect tenses)
- Verb tenses: Future Tense forms (Will/Be Going To, Continuous, Perfect)
- Modals and Semi-Modals
- Linking Verbs, Passives, Questions
- Verb Complementation: What Follows Verbs
- Expressions and idioms