Homework CorrectionGroups of 3Share your answers and compare them to the answer key.
The Word ‘Grammar’What is ‘Grammar’?In pairs, come up with a definition.Read the text and compare your definitions.
Parts of Speech• Noun• Pronoun• Article• Adjective• Adverb• Conjunction• Interjection• Preposition• Verb
Parts of Speech• NounA noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place,thing, and abstract idea.• PronounA pronoun can replace a noun or another pronoun. Youuse pronouns like "he," "which," "none," and "you" tomake your sentences less cumbersome and lessrepetitive.
Parts of Speech• ArticleAn article is a word that combines with a noun toindicate the type of reference being made by the noun.The articles in the English language are the and a/an,and (in some contexts) some.• AdjectiveAn adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun bydescribing, identifying, or quantifying words. An adjectiveusually precedes the noun or the pronoun which itmodifies.
Parts of Speech• AdverbAn adverb can modify a verb, an adjective, anotheradverb, a phrase, or a clause. An adverb indicatesmanner, time, place, cause, or degree and answersquestions such as "how," "when," "where," "how much".• ConjunctionYou can use a conjunction to link words, phrases andclauses.
Parts of Speech• InterjectionAn interjection is a word that shows emotion. It is notgrammatically related to the rest of the sentence.• PrepositionA preposition links nouns, pronouns, and phrases toother words in a sentence.• VerbThe verb is perhaps the most important part of thesentence. A verb asserts something about the subject ofthe sentence and express actions, events, or states ofbeing. The verb or compound verb is the critical elementof the predicate of a sentence.
The History of the English LanguageIn pairs, talk about the video we watched lastclass. What do you remember from it?Read the text “The Spread of English in theBritish Isles
Approaches to Teaching ELL GrammarWhat do you think the difference between adirect approach and an indirect approach toteaching grammar is? Book Page 16
Moodle AssignmentEach student will:Summarize one point.(Pages 17 – 30)Comment on two colleagues’ summaries.
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