中学英语教学法 Unit 6 Teaching Grammar. 主讲教师：陈道明 （华南师范大学外文学院）. Unit 6 Teaching Grammar. Issues for discussion The role of grammar in ELT Grammar presentation methods Grammar practice. 6.1 The role of grammar in ELT.
Issues for discussion
Presentation of an example →
explanation (comparison may be done between the target language and the native language) →
Ss’s practice (producing sentences) with given prompts
Mechanical practice involves activities that are aimed at form accuracy.
green lawn clean house pretty garden nice flowers
Mrs Green has the largest house in town.
e.g. After the presentation and mechanical practice of adjective comparatives and superlatives:
Look at the table below. Rank the items on the left column according to the criteria listed on the top.
Teacher: Now lets play a game. The first student starts a sentence with a second conditional clause. The next student takes the result of the sentence, reforms it into another condition and suggests a further result.
For example, the first student says “If I had a million dollars, I would buy a yacht”. The second students says “If I bought a yacht, I would go for a sail”. …
Practice based on prompts is usually meaningful practice.
Teacher: What about you? Tell your neighbour.
A: at work; came back at 6:30 p.m.; did not see anybody.
B: a student; came back at 4:30 p.m.; saw a young man going upstairs…
C: an old man; stayed at home; heard some strange noise at 5:00 p.m.; came out to find a tall young man…