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Intermediate Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Arabic

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

21 minutes to complete

Welcome

21 minutes to complete
4 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Meet Your Teachers56s
Sequencing Grammar Lessons4m
Teacher Talk2m
1 reading
Message2m
5 hours to complete

Teaching Nouns, Articles, and Quantifiers

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 30 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
Commentary on Teaching Nouns, Articles, and Quantifiers Part 16m
Commentary on Teaching Nouns, Articles, and Quantifiers Part 25m
Our Comfort Recipes Activity5m
Under One Roof Activity6m
Health Guru Activity5m
4 readings
Grammar Videos for Students30m
Check Yourself2m
Interactive Activities10m
Handouts20m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz20m
Graded Quiz24m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Teaching Gerunds, Infinitives, and Requests and Permission

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 26 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Commentary on Teaching Gerunds Part 14m
Commentary on Teaching Gerunds Part 23m
Informal Assessments2m
Gambling Gerunds and Infinitives Activity5m
Mix and Mingle Activity Part 14m
Mix and Mingle Activity Part 24m
4 readings
Grammar Videos for Students20m
Check Yourself2m
Interactive Activities10m
Handouts30m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz18m
Graded Quiz22m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Teaching Confusing Word Forms

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 27 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
Commentary on Teaching Confusing Word Forms7m
Formal Assessments3m
Spin It Activity4m
Behind Closed Doors Activity5m
Nonsense Narrative Activity5m
4 readings
Grammar Videos for Students30m
Check Yourself2m
Interactive Activities10m
Handouts30m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz20m
Graded Quiz22m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Teaching Phrasal Verbs and Collocations

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Commentary on Teaching Phrasal Verbs and Collocations5m
Phrasal Verbs Relay7m
What's Your Alibi Part 16m
What's Your Alibi Part 24m
5 readings
Grammar Videos for Students30m
Check Yourself2m
Interactive Activities10m
Handouts30m
Learn More10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz18m
Graded Quiz20m

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About the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar Specialization

This specialization is for ESL teachers and future ESL teachers who want to make their classes more effective and fun. You will learn how to use online videos and activities that ESL teachers at University of California, Irvine created to teach intermediate ESL learners. You will review language-learning pedagogy and best practices for using these resources effectively. This specialization will give any ESL teacher loads of creative ideas for their classrooms....
Teach English: Intermediate Grammar

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  • You will need a way to make videos of your teaching. You can use a video camera, a web cam, or a smartphone. You may also need some video editing software.

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