20 hour Essential English Grammar

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  • Covers 9 key areas of English grammar you’ll be asked about in your first year of teaching
  • Personal, dedicated tutor support + 6 months for completion
  • Access to student forum and online teaching resources
  • Assistance with CV and access to our jobs board
  • Free 20 hour Teaching English Grammar cert (PDF) on completion
  • Interactive course: study online from tablet/computer for just £45



  • You are looking to reinforce your understanding of English grammar
  • Seeking a quick refresher course on English grammar

20 hour Essential English Grammar

A 20 hour online TEFL/TESOL grammar course, leading to a specialist English Grammar certificate. Work at your own speed and learn with our fun and interactive course. 



  • Interactive price: £45.00

    Interactive: PC/Mac/tablet compatible. Work on our interactive platform. Good internet access required.

Whether you are new to English grammatical concepts, want an introduction before a full TESOL/CELTA course or are looking for a refresher, this is ideal training that you can work through at your own pace.

Covering 9 key areas of English, this interactive grammar course starts from the beginning, assuming no knowledge and builds logically to help you develop a good understanding of the essential English grammar that learners need to know.

  • Watch video clips to help explain key concepts
  • Check understanding via the interactive exercises: instant feedback
  • Get tips on teaching essential grammar points
  • Consolidate and extend with summaries and further research sections
  • Ask any grammar questions – we’ve got tutors on hand to help

Perfect on its own, or as additional support to any other Global English online or weekend course.

How this interactive course works

This course is ideal if you’ve got a good broadband connection and can work entirely online via a tablet/PC/Mac. You’ll complete interactive exercises, create lesson plans and view video and graphics that bring the course to life. 

See sample interactive screenshots by clicking on the green interactive button above.


Open to everyone with a good command of English. You will need a good broadband or wifi connection to complete this course and be able to view short YouTube videos.

Course duration

This course will typically takes between 2-4 weeks to complete, but we go at your speed and allow up to 6 months for course completion for maximum flexibility. 

Everything you need to complete your course and gain your certificate is included in the one fee above. However, check out these optional extras:

  • Additional time course extensions available if you need to go beyond 180 days 
  • Global English printed and embossed certificate posted to you (£15 UK / £20 outside)

This course blends perfectly with any other Global English accredited course. Add on at checkout for an additional 10% discount.

It's also included in our 40 hour Total Grammar course.  

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Courses Level 1 Level 1 + Young Learners Level 1 + business Level 1 plus 1-2-1 Level 2 Level 2 + Young Learners Level 2 + business Level 2 + 1-2-1 Teaching business English Teaching English to Young Learners Teaching English 1-2-1 Grammar course Weekend face-face
Price £195.00 £295.00 £295.00 £295.00 £315.00 £395.00 £395.00 £395.00 £140.00 £140.00 £140.00 £50.00 £170-£190
Duration (hours) 70 100 100 100 150 180 180 180 30 30 30 20 20 or 28
Time limit (months) 6 6 6 6 18 18 18 18 6 6 6 6 n/a
Modules 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 2 1 n/a
Content General English General English + Young Learners General English + Business General English + 1-2-1 General English General English + Young Learners General English + Business General English + 1-2-1 Business Young Learners One to One Grammar General
Certificate Yes. ACTDEC YES. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. ACTDEC Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. GE Yes. 20 or 28 hour
Course book provided No Yes Yes No* No Yes Yes No* Yes Yes No* No No
View live teaching excerpts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No. n/a
All courses can be started at any time, have personal tutor support and a 14 day money back guarantee
* Includes 1 year subscription to materials provider 'handouts online'