The Grammar Guide is an easy-to-use reference for ESL students of any level. This guide provides all of the essential grammar rules for students to use as a resource on a daily basis, in class and out.
Alexandra Coutlée, Sophie Joannette, Anita Romano
Anglais langue seconde
Niveau Québec: 1re secondaire, 2e secondaire, 3e secondaire, 4e secondaire, 5e secondaire
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The Grammar Guide: Your First MELS Approved English Grammar
Available in softcover and hardcover, The Grammar Guide includes grammar rules that progress in difficulty, from beginner to advanced, making this reference a useful one throughout school and beyond.
Clear explanations of essential grammar rules
Simple language, clear charts, in-depth explanations and comprehensive examples aid students in their understanding of the grammar rules and help them with usage.
Easy-to-use layout and organization
Colour-coded units and sections, as well as examples at the beginning of each unit, make it easy to find grammar rules quickly.
Vital complement for any English course
Essential grammar rules with easy referencing provide students with extra grammar support when completing written assignments and grammar exercises, or during examinations.
Support with pronunciation and common errors
Rubrics in every unit provide extra support for students. They can correct their own errors using the Be Careful rubric to see the incorrect and correct examples. They can learn how to pronounce difficult words.
First English grammar ever approved by the MELS
The Grammar Guide is the first English grammar reference to be approved and can be used as a reference book during ministry-level examinations.
Accessible online or with an iPad app
The guide is available digitally and offers additional resources with grammar demos, pronunciation audio clips and teaching handouts for extra practice.
Alexandra Coutlée has been teaching ESL at the secondary level for over ten years. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in TESL from McGill University and has continued her education in both literature and educational technology. She is a co-author of The Grammar Guide. She currently teaches Second Cycle ESL at École secondaire des Hauts-Sommets in Saint-Jérôme.
Sophie Joannette has been teaching ESL in the Hautes-Rivières school board since 2002. She also taught English in Japan for two years. She studied TESL at McGill University, completed a certificate in English literature and is now working on her master’s degree in education. She is a co-author of The Grammar Guide. She is currently teaching Secondary 5 core and enriched ESL at Joséphine-Dandurand school, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
Anita Romano is a co-author of both Special Delivery and The Grammar Guide. She has taught all levels of elementary and high school for 11 years. She has been a pedagogical advisor at Commission scolaire de Montréal since 2006 and a TESL course lecturer at UQAM since 2014. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in TESL from UQAM. Over the years, she has collaborated with the MEES and many other school boards dealing with topics such as special education, evaluation, teaching materials and multi-level classes.