How To Write Grammar Presentations And Practice

by Burton / Hall Published by ELT Teacher 2 Writer

Published 2020.

Inductive or deductive? Theoretical, descriptive, or prescriptive? Comprehensible input or pedagogical grammar? Graham Burton and Diane Hall explain the basic differences between these terms and delve more deeply into the approach favoured by most coursebooks. This practical guide walks you through the most suitable approaches for different learning scenarios and what constitutes best practice for each one.

This book provides:

A theoretical overview of grammar and the different positions of grammar experts on its role in ELT materials.

Checklists covering the characteristics of good grammar presentations, and form and use activity types.

Descriptions of numerous resources the grammar writer will find indispensable.

Practical tips for writing rules, explanations, and rubrics.

Tasks that encourage you to test out what you've read, and detailed commentaries that provide further insights.

This book forms part of the ELT Teacher 2 Writer training course. The course is designed to help you write better ELT materials, either for publication, or simply to improve the quality of your self-produced classroom materials.

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