Join the community of teachers and schools who are now confident teaching grammar.

Grammar Basics Workshop is an accredited (TQI) online course, which you can start and complete at your own pace. Both individual and school licences are available.

Use our FREE resource hub for teachers and schools.

We have a growing collection of grammar guides, classroom posters, classroom activities and video series. No course purchase required!

Who we are:

We are a Canberra-based organisation offering online grammar professional development / learning to teachers and schools around Australia.

Individual Licences

Many teachers complete Grammar Basics Workshop by enrolling directly through our website. Teachers and/or schools are welcome to purchase individual licences.

We suggest this option if:

* A teacher is seeking quality, accredited (TQI) and self-paced PD to improve their English grammar knowledge.
* A school is seeking to improve the English grammar knowledge of a small number of teachers.

School Licences

Cost-effective school licences are also available, powered by our efficient and flexible PD management platform. We suggest this option if:

* Your school would like to improve the English grammar knowledge of several teachers.
* Your school has a literacy focus.
* Your school would like to efficiently initiate and/or monitor English grammar PD for 10-30 (or more) teachers.

Once you have purchased a school licence (10, 20, 30, and 30+ packages available), your teachers can get started on Grammar Basics Workshop in seconds. Depending on your school’s needs, you might like to organise:

INDIVIDUAL SELF-PACED LEARNING

A GROUP PD SESSION

ENROL TEACHERS IN SECONDS
MONITOR TEACHER PROGRESS (OPTIONAL)

Read what hundreds of teachers have said about Grammar Basics:

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

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!

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

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

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.

Great workshop for English teachers.

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

More teachers need to do this.

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

Understanding word types and common errors

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

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

It will have a great impact on students learning

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

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

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

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.

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

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

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.

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

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

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

I am more confident when in front of my class.

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.

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

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.

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

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

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.

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

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

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

I am more confident when in front of my class.

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

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

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

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

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.

More teachers need to do this.

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 was great and enthusiastically presented.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

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.

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

Great workshop for English teachers.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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!

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

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

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

It will have a great impact on students learning

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Understanding word types and common errors

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.

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

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.

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

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

More teachers need to do this.

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

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

Understanding word types and common errors

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

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.

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

I am more confident when in front of my class.

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

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

Great workshop for English teachers.

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

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

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

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.

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

It will have a great impact on students learning

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

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

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

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

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

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

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

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.

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.

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

it was great and enthusiastically presented.

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

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

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

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

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 comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

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

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.

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

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