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Why should we care about grammar? Why should we teach it?

The Lead Educator introduces the aims and objectives of the course.

We saw in the previous step what kinds of associations different people make when they hear the word ‘grammar’. At the start of this course some of you may feel worried about a topic that seems complicated, while others may simply wish to know more about this topic.

Please watch the video to learn what grammar is actually about, and why studying it is valuable.

We will see that grammar is more than a set of stuffy and dry rules. It plays a central role in all our daily lives when we communicate with others around us. It is part of our culture and identity. As such, it is a fascinating topic!

Your students will love to learn about grammar, provided it is taught in a fun way using age-appropriate interactive online resources, such as those on the Englicious website.

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