What is grammar?
Grammar is a set of rules ❗ that tells you how a language works 🗣. The rules ❗ of grammar explain what the different words do and how they work together 🔗.
❗ Grammar is an important part of English 🗣✍🏼 because it helps the person 👩🏼🦰 reading 📖 to understand your writing ❗.
5 Reason why English grammar is important:
1. Grammar is the key 🔑 to speaking 🗣 fluently and confidently in English 💯.
2. Using grammar well helps you do better 👍🏼 with your schoolwork 📃.
3. Good grammar 👍🏼 helps you communicate 🗣➡🗣 effectively with other people 👩🏼👩🏼🦲.
4. Having good 👍🏼 grammar skills helps you improve your understanding 💯.
5. Grammar helps you create good sentences ✍🏼.
How will having good grammar skills help you improve your English?
> Good grammar skills help you read 📖 better and understand what you are reading 👨🏼🎓📖.
> Grammar is important 👌🏼 in writing ✍🏼. You will be able to write ✍🏼 sentences/texts 📃 that people will understand when your grammar is correct ✅.
> Good 👍🏼 English grammar means good 👍🏼 speaking skills 🗣, having good speaking skills 🗣 will help you communicate 👩🏼🦰➡👨🏼🦰 with people from all over the world 🌍 and you could also get a good 👍🏼 job overseas 🌊 one day.
So 🤔, what can you do to practise good 👌🏼 English grammar?❓
⭐ Here are a few top tips and tricks that will help you improve your grammar skills and become an English superstar! ⭐
1. Keep a grammar book 📗.
Keep a grammar book 📗 to write down ✍🏼 any new grammar structures you learn 🧐 so you can practise, practise and practise some more. "Remember: practice makes perfect" 💯.
2. Learn 🧐 new words 🆒🆕🆓.
Learning new words is a great way 👌🏼 to improve your grammar, whenever you find 🔎 a new word in a book 📕, paper 📜, or even on TV 📺 write the word down and look up 🧐 the meaning of that word in your dictionary. Then practise using all the new words you learned in a sentence.
For example: 'School - A place where children go to learn.' - "I study English and maths at school 🏫".
3. Reading 📖.
Practise reading 📖 every day 🔁. One of the best ways 👌🏼 students can improve their vocabulary and grammar is by reading 📖 lots of different kinds of books 📚.
* Read 📖 one page 📃 of an English book every day 🔁.
* Try to tell 🗣➡👩🏼🦰 a friend or family member about the book you read 📖.
Example: "I read about a princess 👸🏼 and a frog 🐸".
Here are some fun, exciting 🥳 books 📚 that you can engage with, click here: https://www.exploreplanetenglish.com/stories
Remember to have fun 🥳 while practising your grammar skills!
The best way to practise grammar is to speak 🗣, write ✍🏼 and learn new words 🆕🆒.
Here's a fun and exciting 💃🏼 activity that you can do to help improve your grammar. Yay!! 😁
Choose 👆🏼 3 pictures and write some sentences ✍🏼.
For example: "Swim/swimming - I like swimming/ I like to swim 🏊🏼♀️".
You can also download this template here:
Have fun and remember practice makes perfect 👌🏼!!
Let us know in the comments section how your learning went.