L7 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 parts of speech and future tense including applications for asking and answering questions.

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

Learning modules

  • Week One
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Least Favorite Verb + Why (from a partner)

    • Reading Aloud from Tables

    • Dream Getaway (w/ five adjective clauses)

    • Quantifier plus Relative Pronoun (Favorite Singer)

    • Partnering on Fable Project

    • Sentence Modifiers

    • P. 298, Ex. 56

  • Week Two
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Preposition followed by Gerund

    • Partners' Input regarding Places

    • Movie Summary with Gerunds and Infinitives

    • Questions regarding Movie Speeches

    • Movie Speeches

    • Living a Balanced Lifestyle

  • Week Three
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Adverbs of Contrast (Packet, 4-7)

    • Adverbs of Contrast (P. 9)

    • Interview, Ex. 17

    • Ch. 12 Noun Clause Story on Hobby

  • Week Four
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Four Sentences w/ Passive Modals

    • Passive Modals and Bucket List, P. 225

    • Sentence Production, Phrasal Verbs

    • Final Exam

About the Instructor

52 courses

216 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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