Part of the ELT masterclass series, free with PRO Membership.
- Two-part workshops presented by the best experts in the field
- The first part is aimed at in-depth knowledge delivery
- The second part is discussions and reflections
What you will learn
For many teachers, and their learners, coursebooks seem to provide a rich resource for teaching and learning English. They are written by materials developers who are specialists in English language teaching and they generally include language development and skills work.
For many of us, therefore, our understanding of the grammar of English tends to be closely linked to how it is presented in coursebooks, in terms of what we teach, when we teach it and even how we teach it. But what if the coursebook approach to grammar teaching and learning is flawed, either in its scope or in its description of language use?
This masterclass follows the journey of its presenter, from newly qualified teacher to experienced teacher trainer, and how his view of grammar has come to diverge from the nearly packaged chunks of grammar served up unit by unit. Find out how a shift from rules to reasons and an awareness that grammar isn’t just about verbs can help us to become more effective classroom practitioners.
Presented by Neil Harris – Teacher Trainer & Director of Marketing @ CELT Language School.
LessonsRethinking Grammar: going beyond the coursebook
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Reviews from other learners
Refreshing my view on Teaching Grammar
This course refresh what I have known about Teaching Grammar. I learn that, there is no perfect coursebook. Know your student, know their goals then your teaching would be perfectly fit.