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Nitty Gritty Grammar Level 2

Primary 2

15 (Suggested)

1 hr or 1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

Course Name: Nitty Gritty Grammar Level 2

Level: Primary 2

No. of Lessons: 15 (Suggested)

Lesson Duration: 1 hr or 1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Instructors: Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

Objectives

Nitty Gritty Grammar is a comprehensive and engaging programme to help students become confident in using English. It is a fully integrated grammar reference and practice book to help students understand grammatical terms and usage which can be applied to everyday life. Little nuggets of information and facts are also provided throughout the different levels to keep students engaged and hopefully encourage them to learn more about a topic.

Features

  • Topic-based curriculum covering all essential grammatical areas of the English primary school curriculum. It also aligns with the Cambridge Young Learners grammar framework (Starters, Flyers, Movers).
  • Comprehensive notes on grammatical usage and exceptions
  • Clearly defined learning objectives included in each unit
  • Animated illustrations to aid comprehension
  • A wide variety of exercises to test students’ understanding, including cloze summary and proofreading
  • Handy grammar notes to recap the essential grammatical structures

Outline

Unit 1: Nouns


    • Countable nouns
    • Uncountable nouns

Unit 2: Articles


    • a / an
    • the
    • No article

Unit 3: Object Pronouns


    • it / them
    • me / you / us
    • him / her

Unit 4: Possessives 


    • ‘s
    • Possessive adjectives
    • Possessive pronouns

Unit 5: Prepositions


    • Prepositions of place (next to / between / opposite / in front of / behind / at)
    • Prepositions with means of transport (by / on)
    • Prepositions of time and date (at / on / in / from…to)

Unit 6: Phrasal Verbs


    • Verb + adverb
    • Verb + preposition

Unit 7: Simple Present Tense


    • Verb + -s
    • Verb + -es / Verb ending in -y -> -ies / be / have
    • Questions (Do / Does…?) and negatives (do / does not)

Unit 8: Conjunctions


    • and
    • or

Unit 9: Adjectives


    • Describing appearance
    • Describing feelings / states

Unit 10: Adverbs


    • too
    • either

Unit 11: Modal: Must 


    • Statements
    • Questions

Unit 12: Imperatives


    • Positive
    • Negative

Unit 13: Yes / No questions


    • Is / Are…?
    • Do / Does…?

Unit 14: Question Words


    • Who / What / Where /
    • When + is / are…?
    • What / When / Where + do / does…?
    • How / How old / How many…?

Unit 15: Would you like…?


    • Questions
    • Statements