L8-APL Module 3 Grammar

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

This course focuses on basic English grammar skills for high-intermediate English learners. Topics covered include critical analysis. This course focuses on basic English grammar skills for advanced English learners. This course focuses on advanced English skills for advanced English learners.

For the course syllabus, student forms, and policies, please refer to Student Resources on the TLC website.

Course Objectives:

• 8.G.1 Produce grammatically appropriate sentences with modals of ability, possibility, permission, requests, necessity, prohibition, advisability, and expectations.

• 8.G.2 Produce sentences with noun clauses.

• 8.G.3 Produce sentences with quoted and reported speech.

• 8.G.4 Identify and produce adverb clauses of cause, contrast, time, manner, concession, condition, purpose, reason, and place.

• 9.G.1 Produce grammatically appropriate sentences using all verbs covered in previous levels (present, past, future, modals; active + passive).

• 9.G.2 Produce sentences with accurate article usage.

• 9.G.3 Produce sentences and respond to questions using true and untrue conditionals.

• 9.G.4 Produce grammatically appropriate noun clauses, adjective clauses, and adverb clauses.

• Complete academic research on assigned or selected topics.

• Identify the differences between Critical Analysis and Process Analysis.

• Write a Process Analysis essay describing your plans to complete the course requirements for APL Module 3.

• Create questions to use for an interview.

• Develop and administer a poll.

• Develop and deliver a PowerPoint or Prezi on a thematic topic.

• Write in an analytical style.

Learning modules

  • Week One
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Partners (Using "Would Rather")

    • Modals at the Supermarker (Presentation)

    • One Query about Supermarket Story

    • What did you learn? (Noun Clause)

    • Reading Two Examples (Verb + Prepositions, P. 449)

    • Subjunctive Form, P. 450 (Produce a Sentence, Verbal Response)

    • Article Inclusion (Five--Count, Five--Noncount)

  • Week Two
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Therefore and Sharing

    • So That and Sharing

    • P. 409, Ex. 29 (Board Exercise)

    • P. 418, Ex. 4 (Partners)

    • Five Sentences (L8)

    • Seven Sentences (L9)

    • Seven Sentences + (APL)

    • Pp. 419-420, Ex. 10

    • Quiz 5 Handout

    • Ex. 24, P. 427 (Groups)

    • Unit 19 Exam (L8)

    • Unit 19 Exam (L9)

    • Unit 19 Exam (APL)

  • Week Three
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Two Conditionals based on Interviews

    • Example of Imply

    • Third Conditional (Pp. 5-8)

    • Study Guide (L8)

    • My Life (Unit 20 Tables)

  • Week Four
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Study Guide (L9)

    • Impromptu Speech (Reported on Given Topics from Quotes)

    • Back and Forth (Adverb Clause Partners)

    • Final Exam (L8)

    • Unit 17 Project (L8)

    • Unit 17 Project (L9)

    • Unit 17 Project (APL)

    • Final Exam (L9)

    • Grammar in Writing (APL)

About the Instructor

55 courses

228 students


Joe Sorrell


Hello! My name is Joe Sorrell, and I would like to be part of your success with English. I have studied many tricky and sticky language concepts over the years and have developed strategies to help students overcome their language-learning anxieties. My graduate studies and experiences have helped me earn a deep and enduring appreciation for international students and the unique challenges language-learners sometimes experience. If I can be of service, please contact me and be sure to forward any difficult language situations that we can face . . . together!


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