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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Nuts and Bolts of Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners
Name
EDU-3002F2
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is intended for anyone who is working or would like to start working as an ESL tutor, EFL instructor overseas, or an ESL instructor in the US. This course is a requirement for those seeking the ESL Teaching Certificate at Wake Tech Community College.
Description
English grammar can be a challenge – for both students seeking mastery and for instructors trying to explain rules and their exceptions. Whether you are tutoring, teaching overseas, or working in a community college, this course will give you the tools to become a successful and confident grammar instructor. Discover how to make lesson planning less tedious, and how to make grammar fun and engaging for your students!
Course Objectives
  1. be able to describe advantages and disadvantages of various approaches to teaching English grammar to English language learners.
  2. be able to research and analyze a grammar point and present this information to their classmates.
  3. create a lesson plan that includes a contextualized grammar lesson.
  4. demonstrate a knowledge of basic English grammar usage and terminology.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Week 1: Approaches to Teaching Grammar to ELLs
  2. Week 2: Basic English Grammar Usage and Terminology
  3. Weeks 3 - 6: Specific Techniques for Teaching Grammar to ELLs.
  4. Weeks 7 - 8: Contextualization of Grammar Lessons in Lesson Planning
Contact Hours
24
CEU's
2.4
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
This course is designed to help students learn how to teach grammar. It is not designed to teach English grammar. Students are advised to brush up on their understanding of grammar rules and terminology prior to attending this class. We recommend the following website: www.EnglishPage.com.
Text and Supplies Needed
Textbook requirements are subject to change. Please click on DETAILS for the latest textbook information.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
None
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Students will receive a syllabus on the first day of class which outlines all requirements for passing the course.
  4. The final computed score for this course must be at least 85% in order to pass the course.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
None
Intended Audience
This course is intended for anyone who is working or would like to start working as an ESL tutor, EFL instructor overseas, or an ESL instructor in the US. This course is a requirement for those seeking the ESL Teaching Certificate at Wake Tech Community College.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
ESL/EFL Instructor
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Wake Tech Community College, Triangle Literacy Council, Intensive English Program at NCSU
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • ESL/EFL Instructor
Related Courses
  • Methods and Materials for Teaching English As A Second Language - EDU-3002F3
  • Pronunciation - EDU-3002E3
  • Teaching Beginning-Level English Language Learners - EDU-3002D2
  • The Role of Culture in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - SEF-3001EQ2
  • Designing Effective Language Practice Activities - SEF-3001ET2
Course Contact Information
Susan Shostak
919-334-1536