Level 5 Grammar

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

Level 5 focuses on basic English grammar skills for intermediate English learners. Topics covered include parts of speech and present 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.

Level 5 Course Objectives

  • 5.G.1 Produce affirmative and negative statements and questions with present perfect and present perfect progressive verbs.
  • 5.G.2 Produce sentences with comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs.
  • 5.G.3 Produce adverb clauses of cause, contrast, and time.
  • 5.G.4 Identify passive voice (simple past, simple present, and simple future verbs)

Integrated Objectives

  • 5.LS.1 Identify and paraphrase specific details in oral arguments.
  • 5.LS.2 Summarize short speeches or presentations.
  • 5.LS.3 Deliver a planned oral presentation on class topics with visuals.
  • 5.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.
  • 5.RW.1 Identify the meaning of words using context clues.
  • 5.RW.2 Identify and produce counterarguments and refutations in simple essays.
  • 5.RW.3 Identify strong and weak arguments.
  • 5.RW.4 Produce paraphrases of short passages using basic citation.
  • 5.RW.5 Produce a 5-paragraph opinion essay with a logical counterargument and refutation, a variety of compound and complex sentences, and transition words. 


Students will receive regular homework assignments to reinforce skills learned in class. Students must complete homework on or before the date it is due. Homework is included in the final course grade.

Make-up Work

It is the student’s responsibility to arrange with each instructor to make up work he/she might have missed. It may be necessary for the student to receive tutoring for additional help from an instructor with make-up work. TLC’s Make-up Policy may be found in Student Resources at

Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are strictly prohibited. TLC’s Academic Integrity Policy may be found in Student Resources


TLC considers every class to be important for a student’s academic progress. TLC’s Attendance Policy may be found inStudent Resources at

Level Advancement

To pass a level, students must achieve a 2.0 GPA or greater and meet the requirements of the attendance policy. Failure to do so will result in the student repeating the level.


Learning modules

  • Week 1
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Classwork: Write 5 Comp/Supl Sentences

    • HW: P 232 ex 5

    • HW: Ex 4 in Packet

    • Comparative Superlative Paragraph

    • Comparative/Superlative Quiz

    • Classwork: Give a present perfect sentence with since/for

  • Week 2
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • HW: Definite/Indefinite Time Present Perfect

    • Classwork: Use Present Perfect in a Sentence

    • HW: U2 Song Lyrics

    • Pop Quiz: Comparative Superlative

    • Classwork

    • HW: p 91 ex 16

    • Past Participle Quiz

    • HW: Present Perfect Handout

    • Classwork: Present Perfect Progressive

    • Test: Present Perfect & Present Perfect Progressive

  • Week 3
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • HW: Adverb Clause of Time Handout

    • Classwork: Adverb Clause of Time Handout

    • HW: Adverb Clauses Worksheet

    • Classwork: Underlining Adverb Clauses

    • Test: Adverb Clauses of Time, Contrast, and Cause

    • HW: Active Passive 261 ex 5

    • Classwork: Active Passive

  • Week 4
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • L5 LFE

    • Classwork: Sentence in Learned Objective of Choice

About the Instructor

40 courses

241 students


Heather Marks



No reviews