An exercise to see if your level of grammar is up to Diploma standard.
An Introduction to Language Systems
A short introduction which ties grammar, discourse, lexis, phonology and
the other factors that make up our world of communication.
Text, Context & Schema
The first unit in the Text and Discourse Analysis module of Aston University's
Masters by Thomas Bloor.
The first unit in the Grammar of Modern English module of Aston University's
Masters by Tom Bloor.
The Grammar of Words
An series of exercises that act as an introduction to the grammar of words.
The Present Perfect
An analysis of the present perfect providing a model for the analysis
of all language.
A short worksheet that gets you playing with and thinking about
how we really use the language.
A short example based worksheet that leads to a basic understanding of
relative clause rules.
grammar, good style
A site designed for native speakers with over 100 pages of articles and
answers to FAQs.
One of the best grammar sites I have found on the Net. A real gem for
when you are looking for rules and clear examples.
Functional Grammar in the Classroom
An interesting interview with J.Martin from the University of Sydney
grammar and the innateness hypothesis
A critical study of the arguments for and against the hypothesis that
human beings are born with an innate universal grammar, with some brief
discussions of alternative theories and
the references give you the essential reading if you are interested
in this area.
The Nature and Teaching
Examine your teaching of grammar with this thought-provoking page of exercises
from Costas Gabrielatos.
A Guide to Grammar
A fascinating site that takes you from word level up to research paper
Good resource for students or if you are preparing a specific grammar
point for your class at short notice.
A Case Study
of Grammar Teaching
Materials evaluation and adaptation - the treatment of grammar in WOW
Book 1 by Costas Gabrielatos.
An interesting and thought provoking article by Costas Gabrielatos on
the second conditional and its use.
English as a Second Language - Resources for Teachers and Students. This site has a good practical Teaching Grammar page and according to young Abby in Mt Mansfield Union School in Vermont this is a site we as teachers should all try out with our students. Listen to Abby.