Level 1 Grammar

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

Level 1 focuses on basic English grammar skills for beginning English learners. Topics covered include parts of speech and asking and answering questions.

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

Level 1 Course Objectives

  • 1.G.1 Identify basic parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs of frequency, and pronouns).
  • 1.G.2 Produce simple sentences with simple present verbs.
  • 1.G.3 Describe objects and activities using prepositions of place and time in simple sentences.
  • 1.G.4. Identify present progressive verbs in simple sentences.

Level 1 Integrated Objectives

  • 1.LS.1 Produce answers to simple yes/no and information questions.
  • 1.LS.2 Identify sequence and the main ideas in oral statements.
  • 1.LS.3 Deliver simple sentences about personal preferences and/or routines.
  • 1.RW.1 Identify logical order of events in a series of sentences.
  • 1.RW.2 Identify details in simple reading passages.
  • 1.RW.3 Produce simple sentences with capital letters, periods, correct spacing, and proper word order.
  • 1.RW.4 Produce answers to questions about short texts. 


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

    • Classwork - Alphabet

    • Classwork - Nouns Pronouns

    • Homework

    • L1 Evaluation - Verb BE and Pronouns

  • Week 2
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Homework

    • Classwork - plural

    • Classwork - articles

    • L1 Eval Plural Negatives

  • Week 3
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Classwork - Preps

    • Homework

    • L1 Evaluation - Parts Of Speech

  • Week 4
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Classwork - Adverbs of Frequency

    • Homework

    • Classwork - Present Progressive Intro

    • L1 Grammar Final

About the Instructor

35 courses

115 students


Jay Bunge



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