About the courses

About the courses

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The Sandford English courses cover an elementary and intermediate level of English with three courses for students wishing to learn English as a Foreign or second Language. The Level 1 to Level 3 courses are equivalent to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) at A1, A2 and B1 levels and cover many areas of grammar and useful vocabulary at a basic and intermediate level. The lessons have a strong focus on communication and pronunciation.  Each lesson is designed to focus on a specific area of language learning to improve all areas of communication and in a way which will be relevant to your life.

IELTS – if you are studying for the IELTS course and exams you will find much of the content that we provide useful and will help prepare you for the exam. We have highlighted which lessons will be particularly useful.

Each lesson consists of an original video lesson (about 15 minutes) and a worksheet containing notes on grammar and vocabulary as well as practice exercises.

There will be a new lesson added every 2 weeks. Levels 1 and 2 are complete.

Click on each lesson below to watch the lesson video and read the notes and exercises.

Watch lesson 1 here for FREE.

General English – level three lessons:

Lesson 2 Level 3
Lesson 2 – Present perfect with superlatives and current affairs
Lesson 3 – Using the verb ‘get’ and narrative tenses
Lesson 1 Level 3
Lesson 1 – Modals of deduction and adjective order
Lesson 9
Lesson 9 – Telephone English and word formation

General English – level two lessons:

Level 2 Lesson 1
Lesson 1 – Making video calls
Level 2 Lesson 2
Lesson 2 – Regular past simple forms and pronunciation
Lesson 3 – Irregular past simple forms
Lesson 4 – Prepositions of time & talking about events

General English – level one lessons:

Lesson 25 – Revision Exercises
Lesson 24 – How to Form Adverbs and Use Them in Sentences
Lesson 23 – Phrases for Small Talk and Using ‘Be Going To’ for Predictions
Lesson 22 – Vocabulary for Holidays and Using ‘Be Going To’ for Future Plans

General English – free access lessons:

Level 2 Lesson 1
Level 2, Lesson 1
Level 2, Lesson 10
Level 2, Lesson 11
Lesson 15 Level 3
Level 3, Lesson 15