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Grammar for Language Teachers (EDUC90587)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90587
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject aims to help students to develop a better understanding of grammar and its place in second language learning and teaching. The subject covers such areas as word classes, tense and aspect and various types of sentence structures. It will also introduce students to discourse level features of language.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Analyse and communicate an understanding of the nature and form of language as a system
  • Recognise and explain a range of grammatical forms and sentence structures
  • Apply knowledge of grammatical forms and sentence structures in language teaching practice
  • Evaluate and synthesise the research and professional literature in language
  • Articulate their knowledge and understanding in oral and written presentations
  • Develop an understanding of the significance and value of their knowledge to the wider community

Generic skills

This subjet will develop the following set of key transferable skills:

  • Clinical reasoning and thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Evidence based decision making
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Teamwork and professional collaboration
  • Learning to learn and metacognition
  • Responsiveness to a changing knowledge base
  • Reflection for continuous improvement
  • Linking theory and practice
  • Inquiry and research
  • Active and participatory citizenship.

Last updated: 20 October 2018