Grammar for Teachers

For teachers and those preparing to teach

This is what experienced teacher educators say about Grammar  for Teachers:

Excellent as both a reference guide and learning tool.  Clear explanations, useful examples and helpful cross referencing make it invaluable.
Paula Bosanquet, Cass School of Education, University of East London

Grammar for Teachers and the accompanying workbook are an excellent resource for English tutors and their students
Dr Jean Conteh, Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds School of Education

A friendly and informative guide to some of the complexities of the English grammar system. It has come to the aid of many students on their school experience placements.
Dr Janet Rose, Senior Lecturer in Early Years Education, University of Gloucestershire

Quite literally, a saviour – Grammar for Teachers is pitched perfectly for its audience.  Its clarity is remarkable and its examples of English usage lively and accessible.  This title is at the top of my students’ pre-programme reading list.
Annie Clarke, Co-ordinator, Secondary English P.G.C.E. Programme, University of Chichester

The essential guide to how English works

Handling grammar in the classroom can seem daunting, but with Grammar for Teachers teachers can face it with confidence. It explains all the grammatical terms you need, and places them in a clear and straightforward context. It is written both for beginners and for those who already have some understanding of the subject but wish to expand and consolidate their knowledge.

  • 3-part structure to suit all readers:
    Overview – The Details – Glossary.
  • Glossary of over 175 terms – from absolute to zero relative.
  • Clear and detailed cross-referencing.
  • More than 100 clear and memorable diagrams and tables to show how grammar works.
  • Hundreds of examples from World English.
  • All the grammar required by the English National Curriculum and  Primary National Strategy.

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Download  the Table of Contents and  Sample Chapters. (Click on the link to download.)

For more information about grammar, go to The Grammar Page.

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