Teaching English Grammar <br />Melissa McDonald <br />October 28, 2010<br />
Introductions<br />ETA & My Experiences <br />Orhei, Moldova Fulbright ETA 2010<br /> Union College BA in Political Scienc...
Today’s Seminar<br />Goal: to learn new techniques and methods for teaching English grammar<br />Methods:<br />	-resources...
Introduce Yourself<br />Hello, my name is __________.<br />I teach English at _________ (school) in the town of _________ ...
Present Simple Activity <br />Getting to know you games<br />Repetition of key words and phrases every day<br />Visual Aid...
Real World Activities<br />Small groups exchange ideas<br />Write down 3 specific grammar points <br />For each grammar po...
Grammar Games<br />Discuss value of grammar games<br />  -fun, engaged learning, attention keeping<br />Play a game-Double...
DOUble or Quits <br />In Halloween day students candy bags are full with candy.<br />Children where costumes and walk arou...
Presenting material <br />Present at the beginning of the week<br />Apply the grammar in games, homework, text reading, ac...
SILENT Technique <br />Grammar is something often acquired and not memorized <br />Students are actively responsible for t...
Communicative Approach<br />Students memorize structure easier than memorizing grammar terms/techniques <br />Teach studen...
Questions??<br />
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Teaching English Grammar

  1. 1. Teaching English Grammar <br />Melissa McDonald <br />October 28, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Introductions<br />ETA & My Experiences <br />Orhei, Moldova Fulbright ETA 2010<br /> Union College BA in Political Science & Anthropology<br />American Center, Moscow<br />Diverse academic background <br />
  3. 3. Today’s Seminar<br />Goal: to learn new techniques and methods for teaching English grammar<br />Methods:<br /> -resources for methods and some examples<br /> -helpful pointers <br /> -group exchange of ideas <br /> -application of the methods <br />
  4. 4. Introduce Yourself<br />Hello, my name is __________.<br />I teach English at _________ (school) in the town of _________ in the region of ________.<br />I teach _________ (number) classes a day. <br />I feel _______ about this seminar today. <br />
  5. 5. Present Simple Activity <br />Getting to know you games<br />Repetition of key words and phrases every day<br />Visual Aids in the classroom <br />
  6. 6. Real World Activities<br />Small groups exchange ideas<br />Write down 3 specific grammar points <br />For each grammar point work together to create “real world” activities for students <br />Share with the entire group <br />Discuss importance <br />
  7. 7. Grammar Games<br />Discuss value of grammar games<br /> -fun, engaged learning, attention keeping<br />Play a game-Double or quits <br />Resources for more games:<br /> See your pamphlet or search EFL Grammar Games <br />
  8. 8. DOUble or Quits <br />In Halloween day students candy bags are full with candy.<br />Children where costumes and walk around neighborhoods collect candy. <br />There are many scary stories said during Halloween time. <br />Popular Halloween costumes is ghosts and witches. <br />Never ate candy that isn’t rapped. <br />
  9. 9. Presenting material <br />Present at the beginning of the week<br />Apply the grammar in games, homework, text reading, activities <br />REPETITION! <br />
  10. 10. SILENT Technique <br />Grammar is something often acquired and not memorized <br />Students are actively responsible for their own learning. Students discover grammar rules by themselves<br />Through games, texts, and dictations students may learn grammar without being told exactly what to know <br />Students need to develop skills for what is right or wrong and it gives them confidence<br />
  11. 11. Communicative Approach<br />Students memorize structure easier than memorizing grammar terms/techniques <br />Teach students when to use a specific part of grammar instead of spending time on names<br />HOW DO YOU DO IT not WHY<br />For example: “might have” <br />Grammar which has been learned is used through communications. <br />
  12. 12. Questions??<br />
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