Who vs Whom - English Grammar - Teaching Tips

 

"Who" and "whom" are another set of words that often causes confusion. Howeer, there is actuall a simple trick to deciding which one to use in a sentence. "Who" is used to refer to the subject of a sentence and 'whom' is used to refer to the object. Keeping this in mind will eliminate the chance of making mistakes. We recommend the following trick. The usage of these two words is the same as he and him. "He" is the subject and "him" is the object. If you are confused about which one you should use, look at the sentences and check whether "he" or "him" should be used. If it's "he", then you should use "who". If it's "him", then "whom" should be used.


Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

The topic we covered in unit 5 was classroom management. We learned how to organize and manage the class, how to have a friendly and relaxed manner throughout, how to use gesture, eye contact and voice effectively and how to maintain appropriate teacher talking time and student talking time.This unit analyses the parts used in sentences in order to create speach forms. Most commonly referred to as Grammar, this is the structure of a language.I learned the main forms of parts of speach used in the English language or more correctly recalled information learned quite a while ago.Unit 8, was a good exercise. It is very easy to get lost when talking about the future in so many diffrent tenses. However, practice makes clarity and I am glad that I feel more confident today after the newly gained knowledge. I will take this to account when teaching to my future students.


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