EF Certificate in Teaching Grammar (Modules 1-3)
Course duration: 4 weeks per module
Group size: Up to 16 participants
Delivery: Online via http://training.ef.com
Certification: 20hr EF teacher training certificate, per module (5 hours a week for 4 weeks)
This is aimed at teachers who might be wanting to take CertTESOL/CELTA within the next year, and/or want to learn foundation principles of teaching grammar. You will learn about:
Inductive vs Deductive teaching
Ways of presenting grammar clearly (timelines, sentence analysis)
Module 1 Assessment: Training plan for peers in your center.
Module 2 is aimed at teachers who have already done Module 1, or have CertTESOL/CELTA already and are intending to do DipTESOL within the next year. It covers some further principles of grammar teaching including:
Scaffolding and schemes of work
English as a lingua franca
Prescriptivism vs Descriptivism
Module 2 Assessment: Training plan for peers in your center.
This is for teachers who have already have finished CertTESOL/CELTA and/or Grammar Module 2; are intending to do DipTESOL in the next year; or want the opportunity to do some more in-depth action research within the area of grammar. You will choose an area of grammar teaching and do a reflective practice project about it within 4 weeks, culminating in creating a training video for other teachers to watch and learn from.
Module 3 Assessment: Training video, plus review peers’ videos. See sample videos here:
This course is highly recommended if you are interested in learning more about teaching grammar or for those preparing to take the EF Trinity Certificate or Diploma in TESOL.