This free lesson is an excerpt from Drawing Grammar: Using the Elements of Art to Teach English. The book presents instructors of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes with practical techniques for adding visual and kinesthetic aspects to their grammar presentations. Instructors will learn to employ the elements of art, including line, color, shape, and space in a simple way to draw students into grammar structure presentation, adding interest and interactivity to the introductory phase of grammar lessons regardless of the level of available classroom technology. In addition, instructors will find different activities students, themselves, can engage in using the same elements of art.
The immediacy of spontaneous drawing and the excitement of seeing grammar rules take shape on a previously blank surface personalize grammar, maintain interest, create a truly memorable lesson, and accommodate learners who become involved not only through auditory but also through visual or kinesthetic lessons.
This free excerpt presents visual methods for teaching the use of articles (a/an, the).
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