Pedagogical Grammar 2

Course Code: TESL 5014

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course is the continuation of the Pedagogical Grammar 1 course. Pedagogical Grammar 2 focuses on the methodology, techniques and principles of teaching grammar in an ESL classroom. The course prepares prospective teachers of English as a Second Language to teach grammar in ESL contexts in accordance to an ESL curriculum. It focuses on the development and execution of grammar lesson plans; the evaluation, selection and adaptation of grammar activities and materials; and error correction in the ESL classroom. The students will apply their grammatical knowledge of forms and functions to the teaching of structures within a communicative framework in meaningful, authentic lessons. Emphasis will be given to in-class demonstrations and the micro-teaching of grammatical structures.