Complete list of grammar contents

 

Present tenses

A1 Present simple forms of ‘to be’ – am/is/are
A1 Present simple – I do, I don’t, Do I?
A1 Present continuous – I’m doing, I’m not doing, Are you doing?
A1 Present simple or present continuous?
A2 Present simple vs present continuous
B1 Present simple or present continuous
A1 have got
A2 Present perfect – form and use
A2 Present perfect or past simple?
B1 Past simple or present perfect?
B1 Present perfect simple and present perfect continuous
B1+ Present perfect simple or continuous
 

Past tenses

A1 was/were – past simple of ‘be’
A1 Past simple – regular/irregular verbs
A1 Past simple – negatives and questions
A2 Past simple – Form and use
A2 Past continuous and past simple
A2 Past perfect
B1 Past simple, past continuous, past perfect
B1+ Narrative tenses – all past tenses
B2 Narrative tenses, used to, would
 

Future

A1 ‘will’ and ‘shall’ – Future
A1 be going to – plans and predictions
A2 will vs be going to – future
A2 Present continuous for future arrangements
B1 Future forms – will, be going to, present continuous
B1+ Future continuous and future perfect
B2 Future forms – expressing future time
B2 Other ways to express future – be about to, be due to, etc.
B2 Future in the past
 

Verb tense reviews

A2 Review of all verb tenses A2
B1 Review of all verb tenses B1
B1+ Review of all verb tenses B1-B2
 

Modals, the imperative, etc .

A1 can, can’t – ability, possibility, permission
A1 The imperative – Sit down! Don’t talk!
A1 Would you like…? I’d like…
A2 How to use the verb ‘go’ in English
A2 have to, don’t have to, must, mustn’t
A2 should, shouldn’t
B1 have to, must, should – obligation, prohibition, necessity, advice
A2 might, might not – possibility
B1 Can, could, be able to – ability and possibility
B2 Modal verbs – permission, obligation, prohibition, necessity
B1 Modal verbs of deduction – must, might, could, can’t
B1+ Past modal verbs of deduction
B2 Speculation and deduction – modal verbs and expressions
A2 used to, didn’t use to – past habits and states
B1 usually, used to, be used to, get used to
B1+ used to, be used to, get used to
B1+ would and used to – past habits and repeated actions
B1+ Verbs of the senses: look, sound, feel, etc.
B2 Verbs of the senses
B2 get – different meanings
 

Conditionals, if, wish, etc.

A2 First conditional and future time clauses
B1 First conditional, future time clauses
B1+ Zero and first conditional and future time clauses
A2 Second conditional
B1 Second conditional – unreal situations
B1 First and second conditionals
B1 Third conditional – past unreal situations
B1+ Second and third conditionals – unreal conditionals
B2 All conditionals – mixed conditionals, alternatives to if, inversion
B1+ Wishes and regrets – I wish / if only
B2 Wish, rather, if only, it’s time – unreal uses of past tenses
 

Passive

A2 Present and past simple passive: be + past participle
B1 Passive verb forms
B1 Active and passive voice
B1+ The passive voice – all tenses
B1+ The passive with reporting verbs – It is said that …
B2 Distancing – expressions and passive of reporting verbs
B1+ Have something done
 

Reported speech

A2 Reported speech – indirect speech
B1 Indirect speech – reported speech
 

-ing and the infinitive

A1 Verbs + to + infinitive and verbs + -ing
A2 Expressing purpose with ‘to’ and ‘for’
A2 Infinitives and gerunds – verb patterns
B1 Gerund or infinitive – do, to do, doing
B1+ Gerund or infinitive – verb patterns
B1+ would rather, would prefer – expressing preference
B1+ Reporting verbs – admit doing, refuse to do, etc.
B2 Verb + object + infinitive/gerund – verb patterns
B2 Gerunds and infinitives – complex forms
 

Articles, nouns, pronouns, and determiners.

A1 a/an, plurals – singular and plural forms
A1 a/an, the, no article – the use of articles in English
B1 A(n), the, no article
A1 this, that, these, those
A1 Possessive adjectives and subject pronouns (I/my, you/your, etc.)
A1 Object pronouns vs subject pronouns – me or I, she or her?
A2 Subject pronouns, object pronouns, possessive pronouns, possessive adjectives
B1 Reflexive pronouns – myself, yourself
B2 Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns
B2 Generic pronouns – common-gender pronouns
A1 a, some, any – countable and uncountable nouns
A2 Something, anything, nothing, etc.
A1 much, many, a lot of, a little, a few
A2 much, many, little, few, some, any – quantifiers
A2 too, too much, too many, enough
B1 much, many, a lot, little, few, some, any, no – quantifiers
B1 all, both – quantifiers
B1 both, either, neither – quantifiers
B1 any, no, none – quantifiers
B1+ Quantifiers – all, most, both, either, neither, any, no, none
A1 whose, possessive ‘s – Whose is this? It’s Mike’s
B2 Compound nouns and possessive forms
B1 Another, other, others, the other, the others
 

Relative clauses, relative pronouns and adverbs

A2 Defining relative clauses – who, which, that, where
B1 Defining and non-defining relative clauses
B2 Relative clauses – defining and non-defining
B1+ whatever, whenever, wherever, whoever, however
 

there and it

A1 there is, there are – there was, there were
A1 There or it
B2 There and it – preparatory subjects
 

Auxiliary verbs

A2 so, neither – so am I, neither do I, etc.
B1 Question tags – aren’t you? don’t you?
B1+ Auxiliary verbs – different uses
B2 have – auxiliary or main verb
B2 Ellipsis and substitution
 

Adjectives and adverbs

A1 Adjectives – old, interesting, expensive, etc.
A1 Adverbs of manner (slowly) – or adjectives (slow)?
A1 Comparative adjectives – older than, more important than, etc.
A1 Superlative adjectives – the oldest, the most important, etc.
A2 Comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs
B1 Comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs
B1+ the … the … comparatives
B1 -ed/-ing adjectives – adjectives from verbs
B1+ Participles as adjectives (-ed / -ing adjectives)
B1 so, such, such a, so much, so many
B1+ so, such (a), so much, so many
B1+ Adjectives without noun
B1+ Adjective order
B2 Inversion with negative adverbials – adding emphasis
 

Conjunctions and clauses

A2 however, although, because, so, and time connectors
B1 Clauses of contrast, purpose and reason
B1+ Clauses of contrast and purpose
B2 Clauses of contrast, purpose, reason and result
B2 Discourse markers – linking words
B2 Participle clauses
 

Prepositions

A1 at, in, on – prepositions of time
A1 at, in, on – prepositions of place
A1 next to, under, between, in front of, behind, over, etc.
A2 Prepositions of movement – along, across, over, etc.
B1 Verb + preposition
B1 Adjective + preposition
B1 during, for, while
 

Questions

A1 Questions – word order and question words
A2 Asking questions in English – Question forms
A2 Subject questions, questions with preposition
B1+ Questions – different types
B1+ Indirect questions
 

Word order

A1 Adverbs of frequency with present simple
B1+ Position of adverbs and adverb phrases
B2 Cleft sentences – adding emphasis