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Beginners English Lessons


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Beginners English Lessons
Suhanto Kastaredja
Staf Pengajar Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Universitas PGRI ADI BUANA Surabaya

English as a second language lessons for beginners: Learn the basic language rules and use of everyday-life
English while building up your vocabulary as you read more and more. Below is a chart of elementary level
topics one should learn as a starter such as the numbers, days, months, verb to be, question words, and so on.
Each lesson page includes explanations, examples and exercises.
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1. English Alphabet

A, B, C
Vowel / Consonants


2. Verb To Be (Present)

am, is, are

I am, You are, He is

Verb To Be

3. Numbers

Ordinal: One, Two

Cardinal: First, Second

Numbers in English

4. Days and Months

Monday, Tuesday...
January, February...

Days Months Seasons

5. Telling the Date

May the third


How to say the Date

6. Ask and Give Directions

Excuse me. How can I get to the library?

Could you tell me the nearest way to...

Ask Give Directions

7. Telling the Time

11:30 - It is half past eleven

10:15 - It is a quarter past ten

Telling the Time

8. Subject Pronouns

I, You, He, She, It

We, You, They

Subject Pronouns

9. Subject Verb Agreement

He likes
She flies

Subject Verb Agreement

10. Indefinite Articles

A and An
a lesson, an ant

Indefinite Articles

11. Possessive Adjectives

My, Your, His, Her, Its

Our, Their

Possessive Adjectives

12. Singular and Plural

book - books
foot - feet

Singular and Plural

13. There Is & There Are

There is an animal
There are animals

There is & There are

14. This That These Those

This ring
those rings

This That These Those

15. WH Questions

Which, What
Who, Where

Question Words

16. Have Got & Has Got

I've got brown eyes

Judy has got friends.

Have Got & Has Got

17. Some & Any

I want some water.

Is there any water?

Some and Any

18. Much & Many & A lot of

There are many cars.

There isn't much water

Much & Many & Lots Of

19. How Much & How Many

How many fingers?

How much time?

How Much & How Many

20. Nouns

Countable Nouns: Many cars

Uncountable Nouns: Little butter

Countable Uncountable Nouns

21. Possessive Pronouns

Mine, Yours, His

Ours, Theirs...

Possessive Pronouns

22. Prepositions

Direction, Position, Time, Place...

opposite, in front of, during, above...


23. Also & Too & Either

Negative Sentences: Either

Affirmative Sentences: Too / Also

Also & Too & Either

24. Imperatives

Listen to me
Open the door


25. Can / Can't

possibility, ability, inability, request

inadequacy, permission

Can / Can't

26. Polite Requests

Could you help me, please?

Polite Requests

Would you mind If I turn on the TV?

27. Present Continuous Tense

I am studying English right now.

They are waiting for my sister.

Present Progressive Tense

28. Object Pronouns

me, you, him / her / it

us, you, them

Object Pronouns

29. Simple Present Tense

He goes to school.
Do you play chess?

Simple Present Tense

30. Daily Routine English

I wake up at 7 o'clock.
I go to work.

Daily Routine English

31. Be Going to Future

I am going to visit my uncle tomorrow.

He is going to come later.

Be Going To Future

32. Must & Have to / Has to

Mother: You must come home early.

Friend: You have to wear uniform at

Must & Have To / Has To

33. Tense Agreement

I came home and did homework.

I come home and do homework

Tense Agreement

34. Question Types

Are you English?

How old are you?

Types of Questions

35. Types of Sentences

Simple sentences
Compound sentences...

Types of Sentences

36. Colors in English

White / Black / Brown

Blue / Yellow / Orange

Colors in English

37. See vs Watch vs Look

I can't see you.

I can't watch you all day.

See vs Watch vs Look

38. Affect or Effect

That movie affected me.

The movie had no effects on me.

Affect or Effect

39. Accept / Except / Expect

I don't expect her to accept

any gifts except for flowers.

Accept / Except / Expect

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