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Grammar Up (Mobile App)

Website Example: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grammar-up/id313112265?mt=8

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Mobile devices, WiFi, document camera for demonstration (optional)

Activity Description

Have students use this app’s 10-question quizzes to practice and test themselves on Adjectives Word Choice, Adverbs Word Choice, Causative Verbs, Conditionals, Conjunctions, Nouns Word Choice, Prepositions, Pronouns Word Choice, Similar Words, Verb Tense, Mock Test (randomly-selected questions from each topic).

Preparation

  1. Install the app and preview the sections to decide if the activities are level-appropriate for your class.
  2. Install the app on all your classroom devices.
  3. Choose which quiz you will have students do.
  4. If students will be installing this app on their devices, plan time for that and for connecting their devices to your school's WiFi. (This may require a password.)
  5. Pre-teach the grammar point by conducting a lesson before students use the app.

How-To

  1. Download from the appropriate App store.
  2. Select Settings in the top left of the app for adjustments (sound effects, time per questions, instant feedback on answer selection, reset).
  3. Select an available topic from left panel.
  4. Select Begin the Practice.
  5. Answer the multiple-choice questions.
  6. The score will be displayed.

Teacher Tips

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  • The app includes in-app purchasing to unlock the other topics: Transitions, Two-word verbs, Verbs Word Choice, Word Families, Adjectives Word Form, Adverbs Word Form, Nouns Word Form, Verbs Word Form, Non-count Nouns and Articles, Infinitives and Gerunds. Pay to unlock the full version, enabling all 20 topics with 90 questions each (1800 total questions) and ads removed

Levels

  • Intermediate Low
  • Intermediate High
  • Advanced

Standards

Basic Communication

  • (7.3) Demonstrate ability to use problem-solving skills
  • (7.4) Demonstrate study skills

Mobile Device

Device(s)

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Android Phone
  • Android Tablet

Apple Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grammar-up-free-edition/id299024911?mt=8

Google Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eknathkadam.grammaruplite&hl=en

Developer Site http://www.grammar-express.com/

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.