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Nitty Gritty Grammar Level 5

Primary 5

16 (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 5

Level: Primary 5

No. of Lessons: 16 (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 and 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: Possessives


    • Adjectives
    • Pronouns

Unit 2: Pronouns


    • Personal
    • Reflexive (without ‘by’ )
    • Reflexive (with ‘by’)

Unit 3: Compound Nouns


    • Noun + Noun (with space)
    • Noun + Noun (without space)
    • Gerund + Noun (with space)

Unit 4: Present Perfect Tense


    • Have / Has + past participle
    • already / just / yet / before
    • since / for
    • ever / never
    • Present perfect vs. Simple past tense

Unit 5: Continuous Tenses


    • Present continuous tense
    • Past continuous tense

Unit 6: Questions


    • Yes / No questions
    • Wh- and how questions

Unit 7: Modals


    • should / should not
    • shall / would like
    • may / might / should

Unit 8: Conditional Clauses with ‘should’


    • If…, …should…
    • If…, …should not…

Unit 9: Conjunctions 


    • although / but
    • so / because

Unit 10: Prepositions


    • Descriptions (in + clothes, with + body parts / things
    • Time and date (at / in / on / from…to / since / for)
    • Movement (across / cross / past / over / through)

Unit 11: Phrasal Verbs


    • Verb + Particle
    • Verb + Particle + Object
    • Verb + Object / Pronoun + Particle
    • Verb + Particle + Preposition

Unit 12: Adverbs of Manner


    • Manner
    • Usage and placement

Unit 13: Articles


    • Definite article: the
    • Indefinite articles : a / an

Unit 14: Determiners


    • a lot of / a few / a little
    • very few / very little / enough
    • fewer / less

Unit 15: Giving Directions


    • Verbs
    • Prepositions of place
    • Adverbs of sequence

Unit 16: Reported Speech


    • Statements
    • Questions