What is grammar? This article tries to investigate how grammar has been defined during the history of language teaching. We will start with the traditional… Read More »What is Grammar? Defining Grammar for Teachers
What is the difference between inductive and deductive grammar teaching? This blog post tries to describe the difference between the inductive and deductive approaches to… Read More »Inductive and Deductive Approaches to Grammar Teaching
What is the difference between prescriptive and descriptive grammar? In this post, we will try to look at the difference between prescriptive and descriptive grammar.… Read More »What is the difference between prescriptive, descriptive and pedagogic grammar?
Used to lesson plan for intermediate learners (the PPP approach) This is a lesson plan suitable for intermediate level learners. The aim is to develop… Read More »Used to lesson plan for intermediate learners (PPP)
Conditional type 1 lesson plan based on discovery learning This is a conditional type 1 lesson plan. The lesson is based on a discovery learning… Read More »Teaching conditional type 1 lesson plan
This is a lesson plan on articles for upper intermediate students. It is inspired by one of Scott Thornbury’s grammar activities in his excellent book:… Read More »Lesson plan on articles for upper intermediate students
Arguments against grammar syllabus This is a video where Scott Thornbury is arguing against a grammar syllabus. He contends that there are eight arguments that… Read More »Arguments against grammar syllabus according to Scott Thornbury