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Video Introduction (Australia only)

Completing Grammar Basics Workshop (Australia) will contribute 5 hours of PD addressing 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 6.2 and 6.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher registration. (TQI accredited 2021).

The New Zealand Curriculum states that “Literacy in English gives students access to the understanding, knowledge, and skills they need to participate fully in the social, cultural, political, and economic life of New Zealand and the wider world”.  It further highlights that “by understanding how language works, students are equipped to make appropriate language choices and apply them in a range of contexts”.

The state curriculums of the United States emphasise the importance of grammar in the education of children. Grammar Basics can enrich teacher knowledge of grammar towards better outcomes for students.

Grammar is in important component of the curriculum of each Canadian province.

Grammar Basics (Canada) offers an essential introduction to grammatical concepts that students need to learn, from parts of speech to simple, compound, and complex sentences.

Read what hundreds of teachers have said about Grammar Basics:

More teachers need to do this.

This course is a great way for people to feel more confident about teaching and marking grammar as you can
refer back to your notes about things you are unsure of.

The activities are something I can use in the future. The rules we learnt are going to assist students in their writing

Understanding word types and common errors

The most useful aspects of this program is my working knowledge of grammar basics.

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

Having detailed explicit teaching on grammar and parts of speech. I learnt new information that is needed

Simple reminders about the basics of English sentence formation and grammar usage was the most useful

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

I have been able to explain grammar concepts to students more confidently.

The presenter was excellent, and her knowledge was outstanding. A highly informative and engaging PL.

Being able to communicate grammar concepts to students in a clear and concise manner

This program provided a great professional learning opportunity to learn, engage and gain helpful tips from highly experienced language teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this PL.

This workshop has given me a great foundation in grammar which I will study in more depth at uni next year

It reinforced my knowledge of English grammar and reminded me different terminologies for English grammar

This PL has been beneficial to me in my first year of High School teaching as it has allowed me to explore the fundamentals of grammar which is a big focus on writing structures in high school. It has helped me identify strengths and weaknesses in students writing. From this, I have been able to help and extend where necessary. Therefore, responding to students learning needs

The most useful aspect of this program was the increase in my own personal knowledge of
grammar to improve my writing and my ability to teach it to my students.

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

it was a PL from which, almost any teacher would take away new or clearer knowledge and understanding.

I am more confident when in front of my class.

it was great and enthusiastically presented.

The way that the program was structured and scaffolded (from the foundational knowledge required through to
the more advanced learning) was incredibly beneficial for me.

It has had an effect on student learning as I am m ore confident in explaining the ‘why’ of grammar to students

The simple fact that my own understanding of grammar has improved dramatically, so I am much better placed to
be able to effectively teach it.

I can not think of a way in which this program could be improved. I thought it was excellent and so useful. I would highly recommend it to any teacher.

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

Having an understanding of sentence structure and the metalanguage and now being able to develop integrated units of work focusing on grammar.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

I believe the whole program was useful, it’s very difficult to separate one part from another, students of all ages will benefit from such a program.

The whole point of the workshop was that it extracted the most important elements of grammar and presented them concretely.

I have a better understanding of why students make certain grammatical errors and I now have the knowledge to communicate with students how to correct them. I will be able to give students useful and detailed feedback on their literacy skills.

I am better able to understand the mistakes learners make based on the information presented. I am also able to
better correct the students as to why they made those mistakes and how to correct them appropriately.

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

With the national curriculum bringing the focus back on grammar it is important that I understand and can apply it myself. knowing the Metalanguage and gaining confidence in using it.

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

The program was well-delivered and there was a perfect blend of practical activities and content.

My participation in this course definitely has an effect on my classes as my understanding of new grammar terms is clearer.

Providing strategies and resources that I could take into my own classroom. Also taking it down to core aspects of grammar so that I was scaffolded in moving towards greater understanding of grammar.

Learning new things about grammar and interesting ways to teach it to my students.

Great workshop for English teachers.

The ability to explain grammar to students more confidently due to increased knowledge of how to use grammar in ways that is understandable for primary school students.

The workshop was designed to up-skill teachers in their understanding and confidence of teaching grammar and
that is exactly what it did

Consolidation of grammar rules is helpful in improving my teaching of literacy and also assisting students in improving their writing.

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

It will have a great impact on students learning

That I have been able to consolidate my understandings of the basics of English Grammar and are able to apply these to my teaching program.

It was very educating , informing and explained all the grammar parts explicitly which made it easier to understand.

This topic is so very relevant for all teachers not just teachers of English. I will be happy to
recommend this course as essential learning for anyone involved in literacy education. An excellent PD.

It was a great program, though a little fast paces at times, but that was because of all the helpful information being presented.

The course has extensive information and exercises of function of words, phrases and more . I gained a good knowledge of grammatical features .

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

I can’t see how else this excellent program could be improved.

I would recommend this workshop to all teachers no matter how good they may think their grammar is. It is a very useful and hands on, through activities, workshop. Great workshop!

the program fits the needs of teachers who have to teach grammar when they have never been
taught it.

Simple reminders about the basics of English sentence formation and grammar usage was the most useful

The activities are something I can use in the future. The rules we learnt are going to assist students in their writing

The ability to explain grammar to students more confidently due to increased knowledge of how to use grammar in ways that is understandable for primary school students.

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

the program fits the needs of teachers who have to teach grammar when they have never been
taught it.

I can’t see how else this excellent program could be improved.

Providing strategies and resources that I could take into my own classroom. Also taking it down to core aspects of grammar so that I was scaffolded in moving towards greater understanding of grammar.

It reinforced my knowledge of English grammar and reminded me different terminologies for English grammar

The whole point of the workshop was that it extracted the most important elements of grammar and presented them concretely.

I have been able to explain grammar concepts to students more confidently.

Consolidation of grammar rules is helpful in improving my teaching of literacy and also assisting students in improving their writing.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

The most useful aspect of this program was the increase in my own personal knowledge of
grammar to improve my writing and my ability to teach it to my students.

The workshop was designed to up-skill teachers in their understanding and confidence of teaching grammar and
that is exactly what it did

This topic is so very relevant for all teachers not just teachers of English. I will be happy to
recommend this course as essential learning for anyone involved in literacy education. An excellent PD.

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

Understanding word types and common errors

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

The program was well-delivered and there was a perfect blend of practical activities and content.

This workshop has given me a great foundation in grammar which I will study in more depth at uni next year

It was very educating , informing and explained all the grammar parts explicitly which made it easier to understand.

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

It was a great program, though a little fast paces at times, but that was because of all the helpful information being presented.

I have a better understanding of why students make certain grammatical errors and I now have the knowledge to communicate with students how to correct them. I will be able to give students useful and detailed feedback on their literacy skills.

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

The way that the program was structured and scaffolded (from the foundational knowledge required through to
the more advanced learning) was incredibly beneficial for me.

Having an understanding of sentence structure and the metalanguage and now being able to develop integrated units of work focusing on grammar.

I am more confident when in front of my class.

Great workshop for English teachers.

The most useful aspects of this program is my working knowledge of grammar basics.

With the national curriculum bringing the focus back on grammar it is important that I understand and can apply it myself. knowing the Metalanguage and gaining confidence in using it.

It has had an effect on student learning as I am m ore confident in explaining the ‘why’ of grammar to students

My participation in this course definitely has an effect on my classes as my understanding of new grammar terms is clearer.

I would recommend this workshop to all teachers no matter how good they may think their grammar is. It is a very useful and hands on, through activities, workshop. Great workshop!

The course has extensive information and exercises of function of words, phrases and more . I gained a good knowledge of grammatical features .

Having detailed explicit teaching on grammar and parts of speech. I learnt new information that is needed

Learning new things about grammar and interesting ways to teach it to my students.

More teachers need to do this.

Being able to communicate grammar concepts to students in a clear and concise manner

The simple fact that my own understanding of grammar has improved dramatically, so I am much better placed to
be able to effectively teach it.

It will have a great impact on students learning

it was a PL from which, almost any teacher would take away new or clearer knowledge and understanding.

it was great and enthusiastically presented.

I believe the whole program was useful, it’s very difficult to separate one part from another, students of all ages will benefit from such a program.

I am better able to understand the mistakes learners make based on the information presented. I am also able to
better correct the students as to why they made those mistakes and how to correct them appropriately.

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

The presenter was excellent, and her knowledge was outstanding. A highly informative and engaging PL.

That I have been able to consolidate my understandings of the basics of English Grammar and are able to apply these to my teaching program.

This program provided a great professional learning opportunity to learn, engage and gain helpful tips from highly experienced language teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this PL.

I can not think of a way in which this program could be improved. I thought it was excellent and so useful. I would highly recommend it to any teacher.

This course is a great way for people to feel more confident about teaching and marking grammar as you can
refer back to your notes about things you are unsure of.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

This PL has been beneficial to me in my first year of High School teaching as it has allowed me to explore the fundamentals of grammar which is a big focus on writing structures in high school. It has helped me identify strengths and weaknesses in students writing. From this, I have been able to help and extend where necessary. Therefore, responding to students learning needs

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

The workshop was designed to up-skill teachers in their understanding and confidence of teaching grammar and
that is exactly what it did

the program fits the needs of teachers who have to teach grammar when they have never been
taught it.

The ability to explain grammar to students more confidently due to increased knowledge of how to use grammar in ways that is understandable for primary school students.

I am more confident when in front of my class.

It will have a great impact on students learning

The most useful aspects of this program is my working knowledge of grammar basics.

This topic is so very relevant for all teachers not just teachers of English. I will be happy to
recommend this course as essential learning for anyone involved in literacy education. An excellent PD.

The presenter was excellent, and her knowledge was outstanding. A highly informative and engaging PL.

Learning new things about grammar and interesting ways to teach it to my students.

I can’t see how else this excellent program could be improved.

This course is a great way for people to feel more confident about teaching and marking grammar as you can
refer back to your notes about things you are unsure of.

Providing strategies and resources that I could take into my own classroom. Also taking it down to core aspects of grammar so that I was scaffolded in moving towards greater understanding of grammar.

It was a great program, though a little fast paces at times, but that was because of all the helpful information being presented.

I believe the whole program was useful, it’s very difficult to separate one part from another, students of all ages will benefit from such a program.

Having an understanding of sentence structure and the metalanguage and now being able to develop integrated units of work focusing on grammar.

it was great and enthusiastically presented.

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

It was very educating , informing and explained all the grammar parts explicitly which made it easier to understand.

I can not think of a way in which this program could be improved. I thought it was excellent and so useful. I would highly recommend it to any teacher.

That I have been able to consolidate my understandings of the basics of English Grammar and are able to apply these to my teaching program.

I have been able to explain grammar concepts to students more confidently.

Simple reminders about the basics of English sentence formation and grammar usage was the most useful

This PL has been beneficial to me in my first year of High School teaching as it has allowed me to explore the fundamentals of grammar which is a big focus on writing structures in high school. It has helped me identify strengths and weaknesses in students writing. From this, I have been able to help and extend where necessary. Therefore, responding to students learning needs

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

The whole point of the workshop was that it extracted the most important elements of grammar and presented them concretely.

The simple fact that my own understanding of grammar has improved dramatically, so I am much better placed to
be able to effectively teach it.

With the national curriculum bringing the focus back on grammar it is important that I understand and can apply it myself. knowing the Metalanguage and gaining confidence in using it.

The activities are something I can use in the future. The rules we learnt are going to assist students in their writing

The most useful aspect of this program was the increase in my own personal knowledge of
grammar to improve my writing and my ability to teach it to my students.

Being able to communicate grammar concepts to students in a clear and concise manner

More teachers need to do this.

It has had an effect on student learning as I am m ore confident in explaining the ‘why’ of grammar to students

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

I would recommend this workshop to all teachers no matter how good they may think their grammar is. It is a very useful and hands on, through activities, workshop. Great workshop!

I am better able to understand the mistakes learners make based on the information presented. I am also able to
better correct the students as to why they made those mistakes and how to correct them appropriately.

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

The course has extensive information and exercises of function of words, phrases and more . I gained a good knowledge of grammatical features .

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

This program provided a great professional learning opportunity to learn, engage and gain helpful tips from highly experienced language teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this PL.

Understanding word types and common errors

My participation in this course definitely has an effect on my classes as my understanding of new grammar terms is clearer.

Great workshop for English teachers.

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

Having detailed explicit teaching on grammar and parts of speech. I learnt new information that is needed

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

it was a PL from which, almost any teacher would take away new or clearer knowledge and understanding.

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

Consolidation of grammar rules is helpful in improving my teaching of literacy and also assisting students in improving their writing.

I have a better understanding of why students make certain grammatical errors and I now have the knowledge to communicate with students how to correct them. I will be able to give students useful and detailed feedback on their literacy skills.

It reinforced my knowledge of English grammar and reminded me different terminologies for English grammar

This workshop has given me a great foundation in grammar which I will study in more depth at uni next year

The program was well-delivered and there was a perfect blend of practical activities and content.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

The way that the program was structured and scaffolded (from the foundational knowledge required through to
the more advanced learning) was incredibly beneficial for me.

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