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Camp session: ivyGoal Advanced Grammar (G8-12) (ivyGoal Institute Canada)

ivyGoal Advanced Grammar (G8-12)


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ivyGoal Institute Canada


Program and Sessions Details:

  • Virtual program
  • Age 10 - 18 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Writing / journalism, offers 3 activities
  • 5 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $280
  • Special needs support not available


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Please note: all classes are in the Pacific time zone. 

This is a highly intensive grammar and essay course. Many important grammar skills are covered in this course. In addition, students are expected to write an essay outline per week.  

Overview

How IS ivyGoal Grammar & Essay Outline Writing Different From Others?

  • Advanced grammar rules are taught (much more advanced than what is taught in school).
  • 10 repeat system to ensure students master grammar rules.
  • Grade, edit, and email students and parents their writings.
  • Common Core-based.
  • Students will write on a variety of subjects: fiction, science, history, politics, architecture, astronomy, news...
  • Offers many make-up options: lessons and make-up sessions.
  • Offers free trials for our live classes.

Teachers: Chelsea - A UCSD graduate in Literature and Writing with over 13 years of teaching experience. 

Michael - a history major graduate who has taught English at ivyGoal for 4 years. He is a highly skilled and popular teacher. 

Homework: Students are expected to complete 1-1.5 hours of homework per week in order to successfully complete the course. 

Lesson Instruction: students will log into ivyGoal’s Zoom online classroom and study with us by following ivyGoal’s rigorous program. 

Grammar Skills Covered

Parts of Speech:

Part of speech introduction- nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, determiner, and prepositions.

4 types of nouns - Common Noun, Pronoun, Verb+ing Noun, and Noun Phrase/Sentences.

4 types of adjectives - Common Adjective, Verb+ing Adjective, Verb+ed Adjective, and Phrase/Sentence Adjective.

Determiners - the, a, an, this, that, these, those, its, their, much, many...

Prepositions - on, in, before, after, within, until, despite, throughout, concerning, beyond...

5 types of adverbs - How, Time, Degree, Where, and Conjunction.

3 types of conjunctions - Coordinating, Correlative, and Subordinating.

Countable vs Uncountable Nouns.

Singular vs Plural Nouns relate to Subject & Verb Agreement.

Tenses:

​4 types of present tenses - Present Simple, Present Continuous, Present Perfect, and Present Perfect Continuous. 

2 types of future tenses - Future Simple and Future Continuous. 

7 types of past tenses - Past Continuous, Past Habitual, Past Intensive, Past Future, Past Perfect, and Past Perfect Continuous.

Sentence Structure:

Sentence structure introduction - Subject and Predicate.

Subject and verb agreement.
Active and passive voices.
Identify the subject of a composite sentence.
Identify the verb of a composite sentence.
4 basic rules of capitalization and 3 exceptions. 

Essay Outline Skills

Writing Instruction:

Identify keywords in the prompt.
Please write a title.
Please write a hook.
Please write an outline: introduction, 1-3 body paragraphs topic sentences, and conclusion.
Prompt: If there was one talent you wish you had, what would it be and why?

Keywords Example: talent and why.
Title Sample: I wish I could fly
Hook Sample: Do you want to travel with ultimate freedom?
Introduction: Amidst the uncertainty of the Coronavirus epidemic, I wish I could fly to my desired destinations, not taking a risk of catching the virus and without paying any money for transportation.
Body 1 Sample: I planned to visit New York this month and participate in a ballet competition, but now I am locked down at home.
Body 2 Sample: The virus is very dangerous and so many people are catching it through close social contacts. If I could fly, then no one would be close enough to pass the virus to me.
Body 3 Sample: Travelling costs a lot of money. Once my father told me that he spends about $400 / month on gas.
Conclusion Sample: Wouldn't it be great to go to places anytime you like and pay nothing? I wish I had the talent to fly so that I could be free and save my father’s travel and money. More importantly, Coronavirus cannot catch me in the sky.



Session Dates and Locations:

Mar 25 - Aug 31, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

17:10 - 18:00
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$280
2021-03-25280
Mar 27 - Aug 31, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

13:30 - 14:50
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F
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$280
2021-03-27280
Apr 17 - Aug 31, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

11:00 - 12:30
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F
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$280
2021-04-17280
Apr 17 - Aug 31, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

15:00 - 16:20
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F
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$280
2021-04-17280
Apr 17 - Aug 31, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

17:10 - 18:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$280
2021-04-17280


Activities:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Instructor lead (group)
Reading
Writing / journalism
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive




This is a highly intensive grammar and essay course. Many important grammar skills are covered in this course.

 

 
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