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Grammar for Language Teachers (EDUC90587)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90587
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject aims to develop and apply an understanding of grammar and its place in second language learning and teaching. It addresses grammar at the level of words, phrases, clauses, sentences, texts and discourse. It focuses on grammar as a resource for creating meaning.

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 subject 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: 3 August 2019