Teaching adults comes with its own unique differences, goals and joys. Being able to relate to your students on a personal level is fantastic and helps you understand their motivations, ambitions and targets. Generally speaking, adults are more focused and motivated than children and teens due to different learning goals. Whether it be to learn quickly in order to improve their chances of gaining advanced employment, as a hobby or for current employment specifications, normally they are there because they want to be. Developing the neural pathways of language can also take a little more time with adults which is why they may suffer frustration in a shorter time period. Fun, engaging, interesting topics and exercises help combat this and keep them motivated.
With a light-hearted approach to language in everyday situations this is bound to be a favorite with students. Giving a glimpse into how to act, interact and fit right in, this is the fun way to approach Grammar with wacky idioms, phrases, helpful tips and quizzes. There are beneficial commonly used phrases to help them sound and speak like a native in no time. Bringing some laughter and fun to an otherwise dry subject, this is a great teaching tool hugely popular with ESL teachers. Broken into easy to understand sections of everyday activities, it’s easy to keep them engaged and learning.
Chock full of suggestions, handy tips and helpful explanations this is the perfect book to accompany an ESL teacher on their travels. Conveniently broken down sections on all aspects of Grammar provide refreshers for you as a teacher. An in depth look at all components of grammar and structure it is a valuable resource for all teachers, from the most experience to future teachers about to start their first teaching job. Grammatical descriptions are segmented into the three basics of meaning, form and use and help you get your point across with an abundance of examples. An excellent resource for teachers.
Designed for intermediate and advanced high school- and college-level non-native speakers of English who need to improve their ESL (English as a Second Language) grammar skills. ESL Intermediate/Advanced Grammar provides students with simple explanations of grammar, skill-building exercises, detailed answer keys, and test-taking techniques. It's the perfect companion for classroom use or self-guided studies in ESL.
- Grammar-oriented exercises with simple explanations that allow students to master concepts through extensive practice
- Test-taking techniques featuring strategies for success on ESL tests
- Comprehensive Glossary
- Superb preparation for students taking the TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)
Helping to build your students confidence with easy to understand examples and language, they’ll be happily expanding their knowledge base daily. With over a 100 engaging exercises and creative writing prompts they’ll be eager to learn and easy to teach. Understanding tricky grammar concepts like gerunds, relative pronouns and passive voice is made easy by simple concise language and review sessions. For beginners, this is a great book to use so they can wrap their heads around the different rules and elements of English grammar. Broken down into easy to follow sections for quick reference it also holds an answer key for them to stay engaged while gauging their progress.
For nearly forty years, Understanding and Using English Grammar has been the go-to grammar resource for students and teachers alike. Its time-tested approach blends direct grammar instruction with carefully sequenced practice to develop all language skills.
New to This Edition
Pretests at the start of each chapter enable learners to check what they already know.
Updated grammar charts reflect current usage and highlight differences between written and spoken English.
A new chapter on article usage.
A variety of high-interest readings include reviews, articles on current topics, and blogs that focus on student success.
Additional incremental practice helps learners better grasp concepts, while thematic exercises and integrated tasks offer more contextualized language use.
Step-by-step writing activities are supported by writing tips and pre-writing and editing tasks.
New Essential Online Resources include Student Book audio, Student Book answer key, Grammar Coach videos, and self-assessments.
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