Gain an in-depth knowledge of grammatical concepts and apply what you have learnt effectively and engagingly in your teaching.
The new national curriculum requires school teachers to teach English grammar, starting in primary school.
This course will help to demystify teaching English grammar and ensure it plays a creative and rewarding role in your English classroom teaching. You’ll explore various ways to teach grammar creatively to primary, secondary, and further education students.
The course begins with an introduction to the updated terminology of the national curriculum.
As you understand more about the rationale and purpose of grammar within the national curriculum, you’ll look at the underlying linguistic approach of English grammar, helping to improve your confidence in using grammatical concepts and terminology.
As the course progresses, you’ll deepen your understanding and enhance your teaching of current grammatical concepts, functions, and forms.
You’ll look at the principles behind teaching English grammar and work on embedding grammar into your lessons, making it a useful and fun activity for your students, rather than a box-ticking exercise.
Englicious is a free online library of original English grammar and language teaching resources. It contains lesson plans, exercises, videos and assessment materials that you can use as part of your teaching.
Through this course, you’ll learn how to navigate through and effectively use Englicious.org’s English grammar resources.
This course is designed for primary, secondary and further education teachers in the UK. It’s also suitable for trainee teachers, NQTs, Heads of Department and teaching staff of all subjects. Potential interest to EFL/ESOL English teachers globally.