Advanced Grammar for English Teachers

Course information:                                                                                                                                                                                

This is a 20-hour course aimed at English teachers who have an interest in further expanding their grammar knowledge and ability to teach grammar.

The lessons will be recorded and available for 1 week (7 days) for participants to watch in case they need to miss any of the lessons. After 7 days, the lessons are automatically deleted.

Minimum number of participants 4 – maximum number of participants 8.

Timetable

  • Wednesday evenings from 9.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. (Brasília time)

Course Calendar

  • From February to June, 2020 (20 classes – 1 hour per week)
Calendar Sessions
February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Maio 6, 13, 20, 27
June 3, 10, 17

Sessions – Content 

Session 1: Which grammar?
Session 2: Modality – Part 1
Session 3: Modality – Part 2
Session 4: Advanced conditionals – Part 1
Session 5: Advanced conditionals – Part 2
Session 6: Participle clauses
Session 7: Non-finite clauses
Session 8: Negation and questions – advanced features
Session 9: Reported speech – advanced features
Session 10: Sentence structure: the simple sentence
Session 11: Sentence structure: the complex sentence
Session 12: Time and tense
Session 13: Progressive aspect
Session 14: Perfect aspect 
Session 15: Futurity – Part 1
Session 16: Futurity – Part 2 
Session 17: The subjunctive
Session 18: Passive constructions – advanced features 
Session 19: Spoken grammar – Part 1
Session 20: Spoken grammar – Part 2 

Course material

  • All the handouts and slides used during the course will be provided for the course participants free of charge.

Course fees:

  • Register in December 2019 and pay 7 instalments of R$ 170,00 via boleto bancário or credit card (December, 2019 to June, 2020)
  • Register in January 2020 and pay 6 instalments of R$ 199,00 via boleto bancário or credit card (January, 2020 to June, 2020)
  • Register in February 2020 and pay 5 instalments of R$ 238,00 via boleto bancário or credit card (February, 2020  to June, 2020)

Technical requirements:

  • A computer connected to the internet;
  • Broadband internet connection (at least 10 Mbps).

Important information:

  • Groups must have a minimum number of 4 participants and a maximum of 8;
  • Lessons will be recorded and available for a week. After 7 days the recordings are automatically deleted.

The tutor:

Sérgio Pantoja is a CELT-P and CELT-S tutor, Delta Module 1 tutor and freelance teacher trainer. He has been in the ELT field since 2002, having worked as an English teacher, tutor, teacher trainer and Cambridge speaking examiner (Main Suite and YLE). He holds among others, the CPE, a degree in Languages, a postgraduate degree in English Language Teaching and Translation, a TESOL Certificate from the University of Oregon, USA, and the Delta. His Delta Module 3 Specialism focused on LDT (Language Development for Teachers). An active member of the ELT community, Sérgio is part of the BRAZ-TESOL advisory council.

Click here to register:  http://bit.ly/grammarforteachers