Course Description

In this course, we'll discover the basic sentence structures that all languages have. We'll focus of course on English sentence types. The material in this course will help teachers understand why their learners may form English sentences wrong.

In a fun and accessible way, we'll explore the sentence parts of subject, verb and object, and we will learn the difference between stative, intransitive, transitive and ditransitive sentences.

Course Author

Managing Director & Course Author Joanna Smith

Joanna is a passionate linguist. After completing her Masters in linguistics, she taught languages and trained language teachers for over a decade. She also spent time researching best practice with a specialty in pronunciation teaching. For a handful of recent years, she worked in the corporate arena as a Learning and Development manager, where she designed, delivered and managed training programs in both face to face and online modes for staff globally. Since 2016, Joanna has combined her language and business expertise by developing the brand Language Fuel.