Testimonials

Read what hundreds of teachers have said about Grammar Basics Workshop:

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

The ability to explain grammar to students more confidently due to increased knowledge of how to use grammar in ways that is understandable for primary school students.

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

I am more confident when in front of my class.

It has had an effect on student learning as I am m ore confident in explaining the ‘why’ of grammar to students

The presenter was excellent, and her knowledge was outstanding. A highly informative and engaging PL.

I have been able to explain grammar concepts to students more confidently.

The simple fact that my own understanding of grammar has improved dramatically, so I am much better placed to
be able to effectively teach it.

it was great and enthusiastically presented.

It reinforced my knowledge of English grammar and reminded me different terminologies for English grammar

I would recommend this workshop to all teachers no matter how good they may think their grammar is. It is a very useful and hands on, through activities, workshop. Great workshop!

It will have a great impact on students learning

Great workshop for English teachers.

It was a great program, though a little fast paces at times, but that was because of all the helpful information being presented.

Having an understanding of sentence structure and the metalanguage and now being able to develop integrated units of work focusing on grammar.

the program fits the needs of teachers who have to teach grammar when they have never been
taught it.

The course has extensive information and exercises of function of words, phrases and more . I gained a good knowledge of grammatical features .

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

Learning new things about grammar and interesting ways to teach it to my students.

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

Being able to communicate grammar concepts to students in a clear and concise manner

The way that the program was structured and scaffolded (from the foundational knowledge required through to
the more advanced learning) was incredibly beneficial for me.

I can’t see how else this excellent program could be improved.

I am better able to understand the mistakes learners make based on the information presented. I am also able to
better correct the students as to why they made those mistakes and how to correct them appropriately.

This program provided a great professional learning opportunity to learn, engage and gain helpful tips from highly experienced language teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this PL.

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

I believe the whole program was useful, it’s very difficult to separate one part from another, students of all ages will benefit from such a program.

This PL has been beneficial to me in my first year of High School teaching as it has allowed me to explore the fundamentals of grammar which is a big focus on writing structures in high school. It has helped me identify strengths and weaknesses in students writing. From this, I have been able to help and extend where necessary. Therefore, responding to students learning needs

The most useful aspects of this program is my working knowledge of grammar basics.

Simple reminders about the basics of English sentence formation and grammar usage was the most useful

This workshop has given me a great foundation in grammar which I will study in more depth at uni next year

The workshop was designed to up-skill teachers in their understanding and confidence of teaching grammar and
that is exactly what it did

The activities are something I can use in the future. The rules we learnt are going to assist students in their writing

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

This topic is so very relevant for all teachers not just teachers of English. I will be happy to
recommend this course as essential learning for anyone involved in literacy education. An excellent PD.

With the national curriculum bringing the focus back on grammar it is important that I understand and can apply it myself. knowing the Metalanguage and gaining confidence in using it.

This course is a great way for people to feel more confident about teaching and marking grammar as you can
refer back to your notes about things you are unsure of.

The program was well-delivered and there was a perfect blend of practical activities and content.

Understanding word types and common errors

I have a better understanding of why students make certain grammatical errors and I now have the knowledge to communicate with students how to correct them. I will be able to give students useful and detailed feedback on their literacy skills.

That I have been able to consolidate my understandings of the basics of English Grammar and are able to apply these to my teaching program.

My participation in this course definitely has an effect on my classes as my understanding of new grammar terms is clearer.

It was very educating , informing and explained all the grammar parts explicitly which made it easier to understand.

Having detailed explicit teaching on grammar and parts of speech. I learnt new information that is needed

Consolidation of grammar rules is helpful in improving my teaching of literacy and also assisting students in improving their writing.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

Providing strategies and resources that I could take into my own classroom. Also taking it down to core aspects of grammar so that I was scaffolded in moving towards greater understanding of grammar.

The most useful aspect of this program was the increase in my own personal knowledge of
grammar to improve my writing and my ability to teach it to my students.

it was a PL from which, almost any teacher would take away new or clearer knowledge and understanding.

More teachers need to do this.

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

The whole point of the workshop was that it extracted the most important elements of grammar and presented them concretely.

I can not think of a way in which this program could be improved. I thought it was excellent and so useful. I would highly recommend it to any teacher.

the program fits the needs of teachers who have to teach grammar when they have never been
taught it.

I would recommend this workshop to all teachers no matter how good they may think their grammar is. It is a very useful and hands on, through activities, workshop. Great workshop!

It reinforced my knowledge of English grammar and reminded me different terminologies for English grammar

The workshop was designed to up-skill teachers in their understanding and confidence of teaching grammar and
that is exactly what it did

That I have been able to consolidate my understandings of the basics of English Grammar and are able to apply these to my teaching program.

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

This topic is so very relevant for all teachers not just teachers of English. I will be happy to
recommend this course as essential learning for anyone involved in literacy education. An excellent PD.

I have been able to explain grammar concepts to students more confidently.

The way that the program was structured and scaffolded (from the foundational knowledge required through to
the more advanced learning) was incredibly beneficial for me.

My participation in this course definitely has an effect on my classes as my understanding of new grammar terms is clearer.

Being able to communicate grammar concepts to students in a clear and concise manner

Understanding word types and common errors

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

Great workshop for English teachers.

I believe the whole program was useful, it’s very difficult to separate one part from another, students of all ages will benefit from such a program.

Having detailed explicit teaching on grammar and parts of speech. I learnt new information that is needed

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

It was very educating , informing and explained all the grammar parts explicitly which made it easier to understand.

The course has extensive information and exercises of function of words, phrases and more . I gained a good knowledge of grammatical features .

Having an understanding of sentence structure and the metalanguage and now being able to develop integrated units of work focusing on grammar.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

it was great and enthusiastically presented.

This PL has been beneficial to me in my first year of High School teaching as it has allowed me to explore the fundamentals of grammar which is a big focus on writing structures in high school. It has helped me identify strengths and weaknesses in students writing. From this, I have been able to help and extend where necessary. Therefore, responding to students learning needs

Providing strategies and resources that I could take into my own classroom. Also taking it down to core aspects of grammar so that I was scaffolded in moving towards greater understanding of grammar.

The presenter was excellent, and her knowledge was outstanding. A highly informative and engaging PL.

it was a PL from which, almost any teacher would take away new or clearer knowledge and understanding.

It was a great program, though a little fast paces at times, but that was because of all the helpful information being presented.

Consolidation of grammar rules is helpful in improving my teaching of literacy and also assisting students in improving their writing.

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

The program was well-delivered and there was a perfect blend of practical activities and content.

I am more confident when in front of my class.

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

The most useful aspect of this program was the increase in my own personal knowledge of
grammar to improve my writing and my ability to teach it to my students.

The ability to explain grammar to students more confidently due to increased knowledge of how to use grammar in ways that is understandable for primary school students.

This program provided a great professional learning opportunity to learn, engage and gain helpful tips from highly experienced language teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this PL.

It will have a great impact on students learning

The simple fact that my own understanding of grammar has improved dramatically, so I am much better placed to
be able to effectively teach it.

The activities are something I can use in the future. The rules we learnt are going to assist students in their writing

I am better able to understand the mistakes learners make based on the information presented. I am also able to
better correct the students as to why they made those mistakes and how to correct them appropriately.

This course is a great way for people to feel more confident about teaching and marking grammar as you can
refer back to your notes about things you are unsure of.

Simple reminders about the basics of English sentence formation and grammar usage was the most useful

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

The whole point of the workshop was that it extracted the most important elements of grammar and presented them concretely.

This workshop has given me a great foundation in grammar which I will study in more depth at uni next year

I have a better understanding of why students make certain grammatical errors and I now have the knowledge to communicate with students how to correct them. I will be able to give students useful and detailed feedback on their literacy skills.

I can’t see how else this excellent program could be improved.

Learning new things about grammar and interesting ways to teach it to my students.

With the national curriculum bringing the focus back on grammar it is important that I understand and can apply it myself. knowing the Metalanguage and gaining confidence in using it.

The most useful aspects of this program is my working knowledge of grammar basics.

I can not think of a way in which this program could be improved. I thought it was excellent and so useful. I would highly recommend it to any teacher.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

More teachers need to do this.

It has had an effect on student learning as I am m ore confident in explaining the ‘why’ of grammar to students

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

The most useful aspects of this program is my working knowledge of grammar basics.

The presenter was excellent, and her knowledge was outstanding. A highly informative and engaging PL.

I absolutely loved the program and learnt so much from Margaret

Highly encourage teachers to do this course.

Great workshop for English teachers.

Simple reminders about the basics of English sentence formation and grammar usage was the most useful

Very impressive workshop that addressed areas I wanted to improve.

Being able to communicate grammar concepts to students in a clear and concise manner

Consolidation of grammar rules is helpful in improving my teaching of literacy and also assisting students in improving their writing.

The whole point of the workshop was that it extracted the most important elements of grammar and presented them concretely.

The activities are something I can use in the future. The rules we learnt are going to assist students in their writing

The course has extensive information and exercises of function of words, phrases and more . I gained a good knowledge of grammatical features .

The way that the program was structured and scaffolded (from the foundational knowledge required through to
the more advanced learning) was incredibly beneficial for me.

With the national curriculum bringing the focus back on grammar it is important that I understand and can apply it myself. knowing the Metalanguage and gaining confidence in using it.

This PL has been beneficial to me in my first year of High School teaching as it has allowed me to explore the fundamentals of grammar which is a big focus on writing structures in high school. It has helped me identify strengths and weaknesses in students writing. From this, I have been able to help and extend where necessary. Therefore, responding to students learning needs

This program provided a great professional learning opportunity to learn, engage and gain helpful tips from highly experienced language teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this PL.

Understanding word types and common errors

I have been able to explain grammar concepts to students more confidently.

I can not think of a way in which this program could be improved. I thought it was excellent and so useful. I would highly recommend it to any teacher.

Very comprehensive overview of grammar features; very knowledgeable presenter.

The program was well-delivered and there was a perfect blend of practical activities and content.

This workshop has given me a great foundation in grammar which I will study in more depth at uni next year

It reinforced my knowledge of English grammar and reminded me different terminologies for English grammar

I can’t see how else this excellent program could be improved.

The knowledge gained about grammar, not only improved my understanding of grammar, but will allow me to teach it to my students more confidently.

I would recommend this workshop to all teachers no matter how good they may think their grammar is. It is a very useful and hands on, through activities, workshop. Great workshop!

the program fits the needs of teachers who have to teach grammar when they have never been
taught it.

Providing strategies and resources that I could take into my own classroom. Also taking it down to core aspects of grammar so that I was scaffolded in moving towards greater understanding of grammar.

This course is a great way for people to feel more confident about teaching and marking grammar as you can
refer back to your notes about things you are unsure of.

It was a great program, though a little fast paces at times, but that was because of all the helpful information being presented.

More teachers need to do this.

The workshop was designed to up-skill teachers in their understanding and confidence of teaching grammar and
that is exactly what it did

It was very educating , informing and explained all the grammar parts explicitly which made it easier to understand.

It will have a great impact on students learning

That I have been able to consolidate my understandings of the basics of English Grammar and are able to apply these to my teaching program.

it was a PL from which, almost any teacher would take away new or clearer knowledge and understanding.

My participation in this course definitely has an effect on my classes as my understanding of new grammar terms is clearer.

The most useful aspect of this program was the increase in my own personal knowledge of
grammar to improve my writing and my ability to teach it to my students.

This topic is so very relevant for all teachers not just teachers of English. I will be happy to
recommend this course as essential learning for anyone involved in literacy education. An excellent PD.

The simple fact that my own understanding of grammar has improved dramatically, so I am much better placed to
be able to effectively teach it.

I am better able to understand the mistakes learners make based on the information presented. I am also able to
better correct the students as to why they made those mistakes and how to correct them appropriately.

I have a better understanding of why students make certain grammatical errors and I now have the knowledge to communicate with students how to correct them. I will be able to give students useful and detailed feedback on their literacy skills.

Having an understanding of sentence structure and the metalanguage and now being able to develop integrated units of work focusing on grammar.

Having detailed explicit teaching on grammar and parts of speech. I learnt new information that is needed

The ability to explain grammar to students more confidently due to increased knowledge of how to use grammar in ways that is understandable for primary school students.

it was great and enthusiastically presented.

Learning and reassuring myself of various components of grammar.

It has had an effect on student learning as I am m ore confident in explaining the ‘why’ of grammar to students

I believe the whole program was useful, it’s very difficult to separate one part from another, students of all ages will benefit from such a program.

Learning new things about grammar and interesting ways to teach it to my students.

I loved this PL and found it very useful.

I am more confident when in front of my class.

An excellent presenter helped my learning.

Great provider of training. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter.

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