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Functional Grammar: Making language come alive for English language learners

August 24, 2021 @ 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm

$20 – $40

Functional Grammar: Making language come alive for English language learners
Presented by Libby Baker Literacy Consultant, ACT

Saturday 28th August 2021, 1:15pm to 4:30pm

Venue: Online via Zoom – Details to be sent to registered participants after bookings close

Photo Credit: Libby Baker


Have you ever wondered how to help your English language learners understand the way English works according to its grammar, but wanted to make this structure come alive for your students? Libby is a passionate literacy educator and will present a functional perspective on the grammatical structure of English, demonstrating these components in authentic literature and strategies to support students from Kindergarten to Year 12.

1:00pm: Registration opens
1:15pm: Session 1 – Welcome, Research base of strategies, Components of the clause, Exploring clause parts in texts
2:45pm: Break (Refreshments available)
3:00pm: Session 2 – Identifying the noun group, Examples of classroom use and practice, Questions
This is accredited for 3 hours of professional learning with TQI using the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:

Professional Knowledge: 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5
Professional Practice: 3.1, 3.2
Professional Engagement: 6.3

$20 for ATESOL ACT 2021 members, $40 for non-members
Bookings and Prepayment ESSENTIAL by COB Tuesday 24th August 2021

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August 24, 2021
1:15 pm - 4:30 pm
$20 – $40