Level 8-9 Grammar

duration: 4 weeks
price: free

About this Course

Level 8 focuses on basic English grammar skills for high-intermediate English learners. Topics covered include critical analysis. Level 9 focuses on basic English grammar skills for advanced English learners.

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

Grammar Book Audio:

Level 8 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.

Level 8 Integrated Objectives

  • 8.LS.1 Associate causes and effects from a variety of sources.
  • 8.LS.2 Brainstorm solutions, classify information, and determine the accuracy of information collected from
  • sources.
  • 8.LS.3 Deliver a 5-minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.
  • 8.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.
  • 8.RW.1 Respond to analysis questions on academic sources.
  • 8.RW.2 Produce non-formulaic thesis statements appropriate to specific academic tasks.
  • 8.RW.3 Produce a 3 to 4-page analysis paper over an extended piece of work (novel, biography, collection of

articles, professional journal, short stories), with 2+ outside sources and proper citation. 

Level 9 Course Objectives

  • 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.

Level 9 Integrated Objectives

  • 9.LS.1 Use quotations and reported speech to support oral arguments.
  • 9.LS.2 Deliver a 5 to 7-minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.
  • 9.LS.3 Respond in complete sentences to impromptu open-ended questions about class topics.
  • 9.RW.1 Produce plans for timely completion of an academic writing project.
  • 9.RW.2 Produce an in-depth academic or professional project with at least 3 outside sources (business proposal,
  • case study, research paper, etc.) that adheres to academic formatting guidelines.
  • 9.RW.3 Evaluate information as effective or ineffective by evaluating bias, tone, purpose, and quality of
  • research. 

Learning modules

  • Week 1
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Part of Speech Review CW

    • Part of Speech HW

    • L8 Can/Could CW

    • L9 Simple/Progressive 1 CW

    • L8 Can/Could HW

    • L9 Simple Verbs HW

    • L8 Be Able To CW

    • L9 Simple Verbs 2 CW

    • 8.G.1 EVAL

    • 9.G.1 EVAL

  • Week 2
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • L8 Possibility Modals CW

    • L8 Possibility HW

    • L9 Present Perfect/Perfect Prog CW

    • L9 Present HW

    • L8 Logical Conclusion/Permission CW

    • L9 Past/Future Perfect CW

    • L8 Permission HW

    • L9 Future Perfect HW

    • L8 Request CW

    • L9 All Tenses CW

    • L8 Modal Review HW

    • L9 Tense Review HW

    • L8 Necessity/Prohibition CW

    • L9 Articles CW

    • 8.G.1 Midterm EVAL

    • 9.G.1, 2 Midterm EVAL

  • Week 3
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • L9 Zero Conditional CW

    • L8 Noun Clauses CW

    • L9 First Conditional CW

    • L8 Noun Clause HW

    • L9 Zero HW

    • L8 Noun Clauses 2 CW

    • L9 Second Conditional CW

    • L8 Noun Clause HW

    • L9 First HW

    • L8 Noun Clauses 3 CW

    • L8 Reported Speech CW

    • L9 Third Conditional CW

    • L9 Second HW

    • L8 Noun Clauses 2 HW

  • Week 4
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • L8 Quiz (8.G.2-3) EVAL

    • L9 Quiz (9.G.3) EVAL

    • L8 Adverb Clauses CW

    • L8 Adverb Clause HW

    • L9 Clause Review CW

    • L9 Clause Review HW

    • Study Guide CW

    • L8 Grammar Final Exam

    • L9 Grammar Final Exam

About the Instructor

49 courses

183 students


Ryan Septon



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