LINGUIST List 26.4388

Tue Oct 06 2015

Summer Schools: English Grammar for Teachers/London, UK

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 06-Oct-2015
From: Ellen Smith <ellen.smithucl.ac.uk>
Subject: English Grammar for Teachers/London, UK
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English Grammar for Teachers/London, UK

Host Institution: University College London
Coordinating Institution:
Website: http://onlinestore.ucl.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=5&catid=50&prodid=145

Dates: 22-Oct-2015 - 22-Oct-2015
Location: London, United Kingdom

Focus: This course focuses on understanding and teaching English grammar, in line with the UK National Curriculum.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum


Description:
This course is taught by UCL experts and is brought to you by the team that runs Englicious, a free online learning and teaching resource for English grammar.

The course is designed for primary or secondary school teachers, with any level of experience. It's ideal for those who:

- are new to English grammar
- feel uncertain about their knowledge of grammar and want to improve their confidence in teaching it
- want to be able to teach English grammar in a fun and engaging way
- have taught for years, but might need guidance on new or revised terminology and concepts

The course aims to help the participant

- understand the basic concepts of English grammar, as laid out in the UK National Curriculum
- develop a stronger command of key English grammar terminology, as used in the National Curriculum
- develop confidence in using grammatical terminology
- improve ability to analyse the grammar of texts
- use grammar to improve their pupils’ reading and writing skills
- learn how to use the Englicious website

A certificate of attendance will be issued on request for those who attend the whole day.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Morphology
Syntax

Subject Languages: English

Tuition: 195 GBP

Registration: 06-Oct-2015 to 22-Oct-2015

Contact Person: Ellen Smith
Email: ellen.smithucl.ac.uk

Apply on the web: http://onlinestore.ucl.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=5&catid=50&prodid=145

Registration Instructions:
Please book this course online.

Page Updated: 06-Oct-2015