English Grammar Structure and Methods

Course Number: EDUC X431


3 units

Prepares you to deliver grammar lessons in ESL/EFL classrooms by providing instruction on the English grammar structures, as well as effective principles, methods, and techniques for teaching.  You examine grammatical terminology and analyze grammatical structures for the purposes of instruction.  Also discussed:

  • current approaches to teaching grammar
  • activity types
  • materials and resources
  • assessment and error correction techniques           

After observing a grammar class and developing an original lesson plan, you deliver a grammar lesson, following a prescribed format, and complete a written analysis of grammar teaching. This is a graduate level class. 

Available Sections

Starting Apr 4


Starting Apr 4

Course Fees

$500 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 29
$550 after Mar 29


John Moran [ bio ]

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John Moran, M.S., TESOL Emphasis, also holds Professional Certificates in Human Resources and Marketing. He has more than 15 years of experience teaching English as a Second Language to international students in Japan and the U.S., and specializes in teaching business English and grammar.


Wed 5:30 pm-8:15 pm
Apr 4 - Jun 13, 2018

11 Meetings


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Section Notes:



"Grammar for English Language Teachers"
Parrot, Martin
ISBN: 978-0-52-171204-0

"How to Teach Grammar"
Thornbury, Scott
ISBN: 978-0-58-233932-3


Students pursuing a TESOL Certificate must meet program entrance requirements. Advanced academic writing skills and advanced grammatical knowledge are recommended.

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