University of Technology Sydney

013102 Introducing Knowledge about Language

6cp; availability: exchange and study abroad postgraduate students with faculty approval
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 015086 Introduction to Language AND 015152 Language in Social Context AND 015422 Linguistic Foundations for Language Teachers



This subject provides a broad and applied introduction to the study of language for students who are working towards an initial teacher qualification. It focuses on understanding how English works, which is essential for those embarking on careers as language or literacy teachers. It introduces students to the fundamentals of English grammar, and explores the structure and organisation of language. Students investigate the relationship between meaning and grammar, explore how language varies in a range of social contexts, and learn techniques to teach vocabulary items and grammatical structures.

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