EDPROFST 706 - Language Analysis for Teachers

Course code
Language Analysis for Teachers
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Delivery modes
Block Intensive
Course director

Rosemary Erlam

Course description

Provides pedagogically relevant information about the English language. Participants will learn fundamental concepts of grammar, vocabulary and the sound system of English and focus on some of the difficulties that learners, including those who are speakers of other languages, commonly experience as they learn English.

Course overview

This course will enhance your understanding of the English language to help you teach English language learners to improve and extend their written and spoken language use. You will learn how language is constructed at the different levels of sound, word and text. At the end of the course you will be equipped to analyse students' language and identify gaps and priorities in terms of language development.

Currently scheduled classes

2022 Epsom (Summer School): Compulsory on-campus block teaching on Thursday 6, and 13 January, Fridays 7, 14 and 21 January, Mondays 10, 17 January, and Wednesday 12, 19 January, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Take this course

This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:

Ministry of Education course subsidies

Primary and Intermediate teachers may be eligible for a Ministry of Education fees subsidy for this course. Click here for more information.

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