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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Grammar   

Class Overview

This is the second of the Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate Program and is taken after successfully completing the TESOL – Basics course.

An overview of English language grammar, with special emphasis on structures most commonly taught in English language classes, is covered in this course. This is a hybrid course and is offered in the winter quarter only. The class meets weekly in person for three hours, and online self-study for 1.6 hours of instruction.


Required Textbook

Grammar for English Language Teachers, 2nd Edition (Martin Parrott, ISBN: 9780521712040, Cambridge University Press)


Learning Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of the role of grammar in second language instruction
  • Develop fluency in grammar-speak
  • Gain the ability to explain, present, and provide examples of various grammar points
  • Demonstrate an ability to recognize and identify grammatical errors, and know how to fix them
  • Create a bibliography of credible grammar sources
  • Demonstrate an ability to talk about, work with, and teach grammar structures
  • Create several worksheets and two lesson plans to be used in future ESL classes
  • Become aware of the role that a TESOL certificate plays in employment in the field of teaching English to non-native speakers 


Who Should Take this Class?

  • Native Speakers of English who want to work internationally teaching English
  • International students who are studying in the U.S. and want to teach English overseas
  • Current tutors and teachers of English language learners at tutoring centers and nonprofit agencies



  • Successful completion of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) – Basics
  • BA/BS degree from English speaking country
  • Non-native speakers must have a minimum score of 92 on the TOEFL iBT or 7 on the IELTS
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Grammar  Class in session. At this time, online registration is closed. Please check back next quarter. 
Item: Winter37203 Colleen Comidy
 1/4/2023 - 3/8/2023 Fee: $1,699.00
  • Number of Sessions: 10
  • Format/Location: In-person (room TBD)
  • Wednesday, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Total hours: 46 (30 class hours + 16 online coursework hours)
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