TKT Unit 1- Grammar

Standard

Hello to my readers.

I had a busy start but well here I am reflecting about the first unit of the TKT course. This unit brought us to the grammar base; the nine parts of speech and the way to use them. Let’s have in mind that this course will taught us how to teach and we will have to do around four hours of self-study work so that the grammar or topics we have problems with won’t be as hard as they look.

Well, there are some points of view that I don’t agree with and I will like to share it if you let me.

  1. 1.       My students say learning grammar is really boring and doesn’t help them speak.”(TKT Course Book Second Edition, Pg.13)

I don’t agree with this statement. Why? It may be possible to learn a language without knowing grammar but just if you were born and just hear English; by being a native speaker. But wait a minute, what if you are learning English as your second language? Well of course we need the grammar to know how to pronounce something. We know that there are so many ways of pronunciation in English, so we need to be able to understand this for us to speak fluently.

 

  1. 2.       Children don’t learn grammar when they learn their first language but adults who learn a second language really need to.” (TKT Course Book Second Edition. Pg. 13)

Just as I said children who learn a language as their first language won’t need to learn grammar because it’s just like us who speak Spanish since we were around one year old. But adults don’t hear it often and they have other native language so they need to know grammar to start learning how to speak it correctly.

Image

Advertisements

About yunuenth86

***......HELL0 IM NUVIA... IM a GIrl witH A L0v3lY p3R$0N@L1Ty.... $M1LY @lL Th3 T1m3....IM C@r1nG & L0V1Ng PErs0n wIth 3v3ry0n3 i l0v3 & c@r3 @b0uT....If You W@NT t0 Kn0W M3 b3TT3R?? g0 @H3@D and TALk t0 me I WILL BE HERE......WISH YOU L0t$ 0f L0v3!!!! ......***

One response »

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s