Traditionally, teaching language is associated with learning grammar rules. And why not? Without structure you have nothing to build communication on. Communicating would be nothing more than hit or miss if we didn’t know how to arrange the words.
Learning English in school is often about the rules and mastering them. Instead of developing your ability to use English in meaningful ways, the emphasis may have been on passing tests.
But teaching English is instead about giving your students opportunities to use the language. It is about creating an environment where perfect grammar is not the only acceptable display of language proficiency.
The following points will help you see that shooting for perfect grammar may not be the way to go. Read more