Formal explanation of grammar rules
Practice of common grammatical patterns
Providing opportunities for Ss to use English in realistic situations
A grammar lesson consists of 4 parts
2. Focused Practice
3. Communicative Practice
4. Teacher feedback & correction
Engaging, explicit lessons using mini-excerpts from books and students’ writing show you how to teach grammar strategically. Zero in on the common grammar glitches, and model for students how to use nouns, verbs, and adjectives effectively, catch mismatched pronoun references; make prose lively with clauses and phrases, use the active voice, and more. From learning the parts of speech to the skill of paragraphing, this book covers it, and gives you what you need to teach grammar in the context of reading and writing. For use with Grades 4-8....
So many slighting remarks have been made of late on the use of teaching grammar as
compared with teaching science, that it is plain the fact has been lost sight of that grammar is
itself a science. The object we have, or should have, in teaching science, is not to fill a child's
mind with a vast number of facts that may or may not prove useful to him hereafter
This book examines the most recent advances in theory and research on
communicative grammar instruction and the various instructional options for
implementing it effectively in second language (L2) classrooms. A consideration
of L2 teaching over the past few decades reveals a fundamental shift in
the teaching of grammar from one in which grammar instruction was central,
to one in which grammar instruction was absent, and to the recent reconsideration
of the significance of the role of grammar instruction....
The language structures we focus on in this collection are ones which our research into classroom practice and feedback from teachers of various nationalities have shown to be particularly difficult to get across successfully- We have not attempted to cover all possible grammar points. But we have tried to include a wide range of techniques which you can draw on when teaching grammar points not covered here.
There's an English saying that goes "You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink". The same could be said about teaching grammar; you can teach the students the rules but you can't make them learn them. There are many reasons for this. The students may simply not understand the rules - this is especially the case for younger learners.
How to teach LANGUAGE
Focus on the S tudy (S):
Gram m ar Vocabulary Pronunciation
What does language study consist of?
Exposure to the language Understand its meanings Understand its forms Practice language
Our experience is that such learners are in the majority, certainly among the young. Our book is designed to help you teach grammar to this common kind of learner, as well as to learners who are predisposed to learning through rules.
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This book is divided into six sections that teach you the practical, hands-on grammar and usage rules you need. You'll understand why certain rules exist and what function they serve in writing and speech. Most of all, you'll finish this book convinced that writing is fun as well as useful and important.
This title offers grammar reference and practice in an easy-to-use format.John Eastwood taught English in German secondary schools before joining the English Language Teaching Development Unit of Oxford University Press. He has been a freelance author for over 20 years. John has worked on courses for German schools and has written a number of grammar books for Oxford University Press.
Picture Grammar for Children is a lively and colourful grammar practice series for young learners. It’s fun to use and easy to teach and is compatible with any course. Grammar is presented in an original and appealing way through vocabulary-rich topic-based spreads which are followed by a range of grammar practice activities.
For children focus on English lessons, teachers and parents to choose books and teaching combined with games, photo fun and interesting. Tailieu.VN referrals to your book "Picture Grammar for children Starter". Hope this is useful material for you.
Does grammar bother you? Does it inspire ﬁrst boredom, then fear? Since the virtual removal forty years ago of formal grammar teaching from our schools’ standard curriculum, such negative responses have increasingly characterised students and professionals alike. As this lively and accessible book sets out to prove, that is both unfortunate and unnecessary. Not only is grammar an enabling servant rather than a tyrannical set of absolute rules: it can also be fun.
Grammar for Teachers: A Guide to American English for Native and Non-Native Speakers is a result of my frustrations over many years of teaching graduate-level structure courses and not being able to find an appropriate grammar text for the pre- and in-service teachers enrolled in these classes.
"I recommend this book as an important contribution to the debate on pedagogy in special education. It is largely well written and informative and rich with ideas and opinions." Educational Review What, if anything, is 'special' about teaching children with special or exceptional learning needs? This book
Espresso English has fun, fast online English lessons every week! The lessons include reading, listening, vocabulary, grammar, and practice exercises. If you have a question, you can contact the teacher.
This book teaches beginner-level grammar topics with links to grammar exercises on the website. Espresso English will publish intermediate and advanced level grammar books in the future – so sign up for the e-mails to get news about books, courses, and other products.
English is a must here, and there are probably few countries where learners take
exam prep classes as seriously as Greek learners do. While such high learner motivation would seem to be a plus, the downside is that English is often learned for the sole purpose of getting the proficiency certificate—a fact that usually reduces teaching to a cramming of grammar and vocabulary, without students being able to become fluent speakers of English.
Blending communicative and interactive approaches with tried-and-true grammar teaching, Basic English Grammar, Third Edition, by Betty Schrampfer Azar and Stacy A. Hagen, offers concise, accurate, level-appropriate grammar information with an abundance of exercises, contexts, and classroom activities.