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Nitty Gritty Grammar Level 6

Primary 6

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 6

Level: Primary 6

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 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: Pronouns


    • Reciprocal pronouns (each other / one another)
    • Indefinite pronouns (someone / everyone / no one / anyone)
    • Indefinite pronouns (everywhere / somewhere / anywhere / nowhere)

Unit 2: Countable and Uncountable Nouns


    • Countable nouns
    • Uncountable nouns
    • Quantifiers

Unit 3: Describing Things


    • Review of adjectives
    • -ed and -ing adjectives
    • Making comparisons

Unit 4: Adverbs


    • Adverbs of degree (very / too / very much / too much)
    • Adverbs of sequence

Unit 5: Revision of Present and Past Tenses


    • Simple present tense and present continuous tense
    • Simple past tense and present perfect tense
    • Past continuous tense

Unit 6: In the Future


    • Simple future tense
    • be going to
    • Other ways to talk about the future (with simple present and present continuous tenses)

Unit 7: Gerunds


    • Gerunds as subjects
    • Other ways to use gerunds (as objects and subject complements)

Unit 8: Infinitives


    • Verb + to-infinitive
    • Verb + object + to infinitive

Unit 9: Prepositions 


    • Time and date (on / in / before / after / during / from…to / at / until)
    • Description (in / with / without)

Unit 10: Adjectives + Prepositions


    • Adjectives + at / of / to / for
    • Adjectives + about / with / by / in / from

Unit 11: Conjunctions


    • so / so that / since
    • unless
    • before / after / until

Unit 12: Linking Conjunctions vs. Linking Adverbs


    • but / however
    • because / therefore / both…and / either…or / neither…nor

Unit 13: Relative Clauses


    • who
    • which
    • where / when

Unit 14: Conditional Sentences


    • Zero conditional
    • First conditional
    • Second conditional

Unit 15: Passive Voice


    • Simple present and past form
    • Present continuous and present perfect forms