PTCT Advanced Pedagogical Grammar

PTCT Advanced Pedagogical Grammar

Course Provider: Canadian College of Educators 

Course Description: This course is designed for TESL certified individuals seeking an additional qualification in teaching Advanced Grammar. Topics included in this course are as follows: why teach grammar, what is advanced grammar, form and function, lexical categories, methodologies and strategies in pedagogical grammar, lesson planning, grammar within the Canadian Language Benchmarks, and instructional grammar resources. The course also includes a brief review of parts of speech, irregular verbs, verb tenses and a more in depth exploration of advanced grammatical structures such as the passive, causative verbs, conditionals, modals, sentence constituents, word order, complex sentences, nominals, alternations and subordinate clauses, while incorporating how to effectively teach these.

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to (i) demonstrate more profound knowledge of advanced grammatical structures and increased confidence in teaching higher levels of grammar, (ii) distinguish between form and function, and lexical categories, (iii) incorporate pedagogical grammar with different language skills using a variety of resources, (iv) apply new strategies and methodologies in teaching advanced grammar, (v) design and deliver effective grammar lesson plans at CLB Stage III.

You can start this course at any time.

Modality: Online
Duration: 30 hours
Site Location: Online

Contact Person: Carmen Valero 
                                Tel: 905-896-0000

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