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 an introduction to the study of language for students who are working towards becoming English language teachers. It focuses on understanding how English works, introducing the fundamentals of English structures (grammar), text organisation, systems of vocabulary and pronunciation. The subject also looks at the ways that teachers can use such knowledge in the language classroom, particularly in the principled and systematic treatment of learner errors.

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Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus

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