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Teaching Grammar, Level II | TESL.X309

Teaching Grammar, Level II | TESL.X309


All ESL students, whether they speak other Indo-European languages or languages outside the Indo-European family, bring special grammatical challenges to the learning process. Those challenges require that ESL teachers become fully aware of grammatical details that we normally don't need to notice. Truly effective ESL teachers must learn new ways to assist students in overcoming these grammatical hurdles. Learning these new teaching patterns is the goal of this course.

Learning Outcomes


At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Develop detailed and thorough knowledge of English grammar
  • Apply a variety of resources to enhance their teaching
  • Understand fundamentals of comparative grammar relevant to an ESL classroom
  • Explain and anticipate common grammatical errors in different ESL classroom environments
  • Identify useful resources for different teaching contexts
  • Develop practical teaching techniques, activities, and approaches

Topics Include

  • Fundamentals of comparative grammar relevant to an ESL classroom
  • Verbs: Tense, aspect, mood, and modality
  • Nouns, articles, prepositions
  • Cultural aspects of language use: Usage, register, context, discourse markers

Necessary Knowledge


  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google Workspace or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and an essential understanding of Canvas.

Additional Information


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Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
01-23-2023 to 02-27-2023 2.0 $435

Cheryl M Palladino

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Final Date To Enroll: 01-23-2023

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 01-23-2023 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online REMOTE
Mon, 02-27-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE