Grammar and the Language Classroom (EDPJ5016)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit focuses on effectiven teaching of language features in the second/foreign language classroom. The unit has a strong pedagogical focus, as it examines key principles of grammar instruction, how to structure grammar lessons, and how to evaluate and use grammar teaching materials effectively. The unit also focuses on raising awareness of the language systems of English such as tense/aspect, modality and cohesion, and of how context influences grammatical choices. It also examines how texts can be used effectively in the classroom. This unit is intended for those who are or who are planning to be teachers of English as a second or foreign language.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment

1 assignment (40%), 1 teaching practice (10%), and 1 assignment (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.