Teaching Grammar for ESL/EFL Teachers
The students are pre- and in-service teachers most of whom in a ESL/EFL TESL certificate program at the New School for Social
Research in New York City. The certificate course offers classes at the site in Greenwich village and also online. The course
uses Blackboard so students can post their responses, upload files, etc. That will be missing from this version of the lesson.
This is part of the introductory "class." Participants will introduce themselves and then fill out a grammar diagnostic questionnire
(it could be seen as following a test teach test framework with the diagnostic qquestionnaire "testing" what the students
know and then the course teaching about grammar analysis and lesson planning after which I could "test" the participants again,
but by them they will know all the items on the diagnostic.
*Students will be made to feel welcome in the class.
*Students will become aware of what they know and do not know about grammar (from an ESL/EFL teaching point of view).
*Students will begin to research grammar points a a preliminary step to conducting a grammar analysis.
I have prepared a short video as an introduction to the course. That will be the first thing students see.
And you can see it here.