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(Class limited to 16 students)

AVOIDING GRAMMAR MISTAKES IN CONVERSATION
(Class limited to 16 students)

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Duration: 8 wks
Date range: September 5 to October 24
Date(s) of the week: Tuesday
Hour: 9:30 a.m.–12 Noon
Quarter: Fall 2017
Prerequisite: Recommended for advanced low English learners
Textbook: No textbook required
Address: Cubberley Rm A7
Price: $160
No Longer Available

Do you find yourself using the simple present tense all the time when speaking? Do English prepositions confuse you? Do you frequently misuse expressions of quantity such as much, many, little, few other, others? Are you uncomfortable using modals such as can, could, will, shall and would? If you said yes to any of these questions, then this fun interactive conversation class is for you. No textbook required.

The class will look at some common grammar mistakes ESL learners make while speaking. Through context based lessons, interactive games and activities, there will be ample opportunities to practice grammatically correct conversation. For maximum benefit from this conversation class, students must be willing to actively participate in and contribute to conversation and group activities. This class is suitable for advanced low ESL learners or those with a good foundation in Grammar. Some of the topics covered include,

  • Nouns and expressions of quantity
  • Pronouns and articles
  • Preposition errors
  • Gerunds and infinitives
  • Modals
  • Verb tenses