University of Technology Sydney

013096 Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary

6cp; availability: not offered to exchange and study abroad students
Requisite(s): 013102 Introducing Knowledge about Language AND 013105 The Multilingual Learner AND 010070 TESOL Practicum AND 028253 TESOL: Methodology
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 015127 Grammar and the Construction of Meaning



This subject provides language and literacy teachers with knowledge about English grammar and vocabulary, and how to teach it. The presentation of this knowledge aligns with contemporary curriculum and syllabus documents.

Knowledge about English grammar and vocabulary is expressed in a metalanguage teachers can share with their students. This knowledge enables students to:

  • reflect on how English works
  • recognise the main features of the English language
  • understand, appreciate and compose spoken and written texts in ways that align with their language learning needs and goals, and curriculum outcomes

Knowledge about how to teach English grammar and vocabulary enables teachers to design sequences of teaching and learning that support language and literacy development across the stages of school and post-school education

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in these sessions. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.

Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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