Teaching Grammar Creatively
What does the course cover?
Teaching grammar is probably one of the greatest challenges teachers face in the classroom. We know it is important, but should we teach it in a traditional way, inductively, or just follow the course book? What is the best way to teach grammar effectively so that our students can really use it for communication in the real world? In this course, we will help you make your grammar teaching easier and more creative by addressing the following:
- The role and importance of grammar in second language acquisition
- Knowing when grammar is actually learned
- Traditional versus Inductive and Discovery Learning
- Key principles and concepts for successful grammar teaching
- Instructional Methods: 3P’s, ESA, ARC, OHE, “Deep End” Strategy, and creative approaches
- Knowing which grammar to teach and when
- “Collaborative Input” for co-constructing grammar lessons with students
- Potential pitfalls and challenges when teaching grammar
- Grammar for the “real-world” and international standards
Why should I take this course?
First of Its Kind
This is the first online course that deals with the issue of creative grammar teaching. It goes into the topic extensively, covering all the needs you may have so your students can learn grammar for “real-world” communication, effectively and in a highly engaging manner.
Class videos demonstrate an array of strategies and techniques for creative grammar teaching in class. Each step is described concisely for better understanding.
Depth & Engagement
It covers a wide variety of topics and issues extensively from a conceptual perspective while offering innumerable tips, ideas, and strategies you can appy immediately for better learning in the classroom.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When does the course start and finish?
This is self-paced learning course with a duration of 4 – 6 weeks. You are free to advance through the lessons at your own pace and convenience.
How long do I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course for three months.
Can I have face to face interaction with an instructor?
No, this is an online self-paced course with interactive activities; presentations, and reading lessons; class demonstrations on video; and an array of professional development tools that will help you master what you have learned so you can apply it in the classroom. However, the course can be adapted for institutions that would like an instructor to work alongside course takers.
Does this course have any certificates?
The course comes with a certificate of achievement from Caprica Education that cites the name of the course, your name, the number of hours of study, and place of issue (Atlanta, U.S.A.). An achievement report that details your new knowledge, competences, and skills is also included.
These are some of the features that make this course program truly unique.