Techniques for Teaching Adjectives and Adjective Clauses

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About this course: This is the second course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn how to effectively teach adjectives, adjective phrases, and adjective clauses to your students. You will learn what makes this grammar difficult for students and how to make it easier for them. You will also learn a variety of activities and methods for teaching this content in a fun and interesting way. You will have opportunities to practice the skills you learn by creating sample assignments and recording short videos of your teaching demonstrations. This course is designed for teachers or those wanting to become teachers who have a solid understandin…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: This is the second course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn how to effectively teach adjectives, adjective phrases, and adjective clauses to your students. You will learn what makes this grammar difficult for students and how to make it easier for them. You will also learn a variety of activities and methods for teaching this content in a fun and interesting way. You will have opportunities to practice the skills you learn by creating sample assignments and recording short videos of your teaching demonstrations. This course is designed for teachers or those wanting to become teachers who have a solid understanding of English grammar and want to improve their skills of teaching that grammar to others. Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version.

Who is this class for: This course is designed for teachers of English language or people interested in teaching English.

Created by:  University of California, Irvine
  • Taught by:  Tamy Chapman, Instructor, International Programs

    University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
  • Taught by:  Meg Parker, Instructor, International Programs

    University of California Irvine Extension
Basic Info Course 2 of 4 in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar Specialization Level Intermediate Commitment 3-4 hours a week for 4 weeks Language English Hardware Req You will need a smartphone or videocamera to make short videos demonstrating your teaching skills. How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Welcome



This is the second course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. Here, you will learn to teach adjectives and adjective clauses effectively. These are very important for helping students make their sentences interesting and more complex. In this course, you'll learn what is hard for students to learn and some methods for helping them understand adjectives and adjective clauses.


4 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Meet the Teachers
  2. Peer Review: Introduce Yourself
  3. Reading: Messages about Respect
  4. Video: Course Introduction
  5. Video: Sequencing Grammar
  6. Video: Teacher Talk


Teaching Adjectives and Adjective Phrases



In the first module, you will learn what is difficult for students about learning to use adjectives and adjective phrases correctly in English. You'll learn some great activities for helping them practice, and you'll get a chance to make a lesson for teaching adjectives and a video demonstration of your teacher talk.


6 videos, 4 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Week 1 Introduction
  2. Video: Commentary on Teaching Adjectives
  3. Reading: Grammar Videos for Students
  4. Reading: Check Yourself
  5. Practice Quiz: Adjectives and Adjective Phrases Practice Quiz
  6. Video: Place Your Order Activity
  7. Video: A Bag of This or That Activity Part 1
  8. Video: A Bag of This or That Activity Part 2
  9. Video: Gift Ideas Activity
  10. Reading: Interactive Activities
  11. Reading: Handouts
  12. Peer Review: Discuss the Materials

Graded: Adjectives Activity Assignment
Graded: Graded Quiz

WEEK 2


Teaching Adjective Clauses



In the lessons this week, you will learn about teaching adjective clauses. You will hear suggestions for making this material easier for students to understand and ideas for fun practice activities. You'll also get the chance to practice what you've learned and get feedback on your lesson and video demonstration.


5 videos, 4 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Week 2 Introduction
  2. Video: Commentary on Teaching Adjective Clauses
  3. Reading: Grammar Videos for Students
  4. Reading: Check Yourself
  5. Practice Quiz: Adjective Clauses Practice Quiz
  6. Video: Who Knows? Activity
  7. Video: To the Finish Line Activity
  8. Video: I Know Someone Activity
  9. Reading: Interactive Activities
  10. Reading: Handouts
  11. Peer Review: Discuss the Materials

Graded: Adjective Clauses with Subject Pronouns Activity Assignment
Graded: Graded Quiz

WEEK 3


about Teaching Adjective Clauses



This week, you will learn about other types of adjective clauses and how to teach them. You will again learn new activities for helping your students practice these other types of adjective clauses. Then you will practice what you've learned by creating your own lesson for students and demonstrate your teaching skills by sharing a video of your instructions to students for feedback from your peers.


6 videos, 3 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Week 3 Introduction
  2. Video: Commentary on Teaching Adjective Clauses Part 1
  3. Video: Commentary on Teaching Adjective Clauses Part 2
  4. Reading: Grammar Videos for Students
  5. Reading: Check Yourself
  6. Practice Quiz: Adjective Clauses Practice Quiz
  7. Video: Preposition Jeopardy
  8. Video: Describe that Habitat Activity
  9. Video: Cooperative Crossword Activity
  10. Reading: Handouts
  11. Peer Review: Discuss the Materials

Graded: Adjective Clauses with Prepositions Activity Assignment
Graded: Graded Quiz

WEEK 4


Teaching Reduced Adjective Clauses and Appositives



In the final week of the course, you will learn how to teach students about reduced adjective clauses and appositives. You will hear about strategies for introducing these concepts to students and learn some new activities for making your classes interesting. Finally, you will demonstrate your own lesson ideas and teaching skills with the final written and video assignments.


4 videos, 5 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Week 4 Introduction
  2. Video: Commentary on Teaching Students to Reduce Adjective Clauses
  3. Reading: Grammar Videos for Students
  4. Reading: Check Yourself
  5. Practice Quiz: Reducing Adjective Clauses Practice Quiz
  6. Video: What's the Difference?
  7. Video: Travel Fair
  8. Reading: Handouts
  9. Reading: Interactive Activities
  10. Peer Review: Discuss the Material
  11. Reading: Learn

Graded: Appositives Activity Assignment
Graded: Graded Quiz

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