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Tips for Teaching - Grammar

Suggestions from ESLgold:

Low Beginnning

    Focus on basic sentence structure, word order and verb tenses

    Types of Materials: Texts which offer simplified structure, explanation and vocabulary

High Beginning

    Focus on simple sentence combination and subordination, noun phrases and articles

    Types of Materials: Texts which offer expanded instruction in basic structures and tenses

Low Intermediate

    Focus on complex verb phrases, embeddings, clauses and hypotheticals

    Types of Materials: Texts which explain complex sentence structure and word usage

High Intermediate

    Focus on collocations and complex phrasing such as absolutes and subjunctives

    Types of Materials: Texts which provide examples of complex phrasing and structures

Advanced

    Focus on writing style, register, appropriateness and recognition of non-native structures

    Types of Materials: Texts which provide examples of complex and refined prose

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16