The Certificate in English Grammar

A Course Conducted by English Literature Sri Lanka

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English Literature Sri Lanka

Course name

The Certificate in English Grammar

Course duration – Direct Teaching Hours

80 hours

Course duration – Notional Hours

240 hours

Course duration – Ai Teaching Hours

3600 hours

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Evaluation criteria

Formative assessments/Continuous assessment/ Final examination

Mode of evaluation

Online via The Department of Examinations of ELSL



Targeted groups

GCE/Edexcel/CAIE Students of English Literature

Readers of B. A/B.Ed./M.A/M.Ed.

Teachers of English/English Literature

Anyone who is interested in exploring the depths of English Grammar

Course Description

The Certificate in English Grammar

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of English grammar from beginner's level to advanced level. The course contains 80 direct teaching hours, 240 notional hours, and 3600 Artificial Intelligence-based teaching hours, ensuring a thorough understanding of the subject.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain a strong foundation in English grammar, including teachers, graduates, G.C.E O/L, G.C.E A/L, CAIE, EDEXCEL students, and anyone who is passionate about exploring the depths of English grammar.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of English grammar
  • Analyze and identify the parts of speech
  • Construct grammatically correct sentences
  • Recognize and use verb tenses correctly
  • Use punctuation accurately
  • Understand common grammatical errors and how to avoid them
  • Develop effective communication skills

Course Contents

The course comprises various modules, including:

  • Nouns and Pronouns
  • Verbs and Verb Tenses
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Common Grammatical Errors and How to Avoid Them
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Find the complete syllabus here...

Course Delivery

The course is designed to be delivered through a combination of direct teaching hours, notional hours, and Artificial Intelligence-based teaching hours. The direct teaching hours will be conducted by experienced instructors, who will provide students with interactive lessons, exercises, and assessments. The notional hours will include self-directed learning, such as reading, researching, and completing assignments. The Artificial Intelligence-based teaching hours will use cutting-edge technology to provide students with personalized learning experiences, allowing them to practice and reinforce their understanding of the course content.


Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, including quizzes, assignments, exams, and class participation. These assessments will help students to monitor their progress and ensure that they have acquired a strong foundation in English grammar.


Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a Certificate in English Grammar, which will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the subject. The certificate can be used to enhance their career prospects or to further their education in related fields.

The student must score the minimum pass mark in the aptitude test

Last day to register 

7th August 2023

Aptitude test

9th August 2023

Last day to withdraw from WD

11th August 2023

Last day to complete the course payment

16th August 2023

Course commencement

19th August 2023

MR. R. Gunawardane, B.A (EN) University of Kelaniya, DETE - University of Colombo, ACCT - IATA, Montréal, Canada

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Class days

Saturday – Sunday 8.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.

Participation option

Live via web conference

The Certificate of English Grammar (CEG) is not a course specifically designed as a support for selected national exams such as G.C.E O/L and G.C.E A/L. The content areas covered in the programme can be found in a wide range of international examinations such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL), B2 (Cambridge First Certificate in English), CAE (Certificate of Advanced English), CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English), and so on.

Application/Registration/Aptitude Test Fees

Rs 1000/=

ELSL Courses Standard Tuition Rate (Hourly)

Rs 375/=

Total Tuition Fee Per Course*

Rs 375 x 80hrs = Rs 30000/=



The fee is subject to periodic revision.

The total tuition fee includes all payments for examination fees and syllabus material.

**If the student passes the aptitude test, the total fee should be paid in full at the time of registration.

Following the aptitude test, the student is informed on how to complete the payment.

**Fee paid is not subject to refund. However, a student may request the fee to be transferred to the next academic year (and not beyond.) Requests for deferrals must be made within the first month of the course once it has been commenced.

Account Name

ELSL Institute




Kadawatha (2nd City)

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