All sessions will run 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm both days at the Walsall Campus.
Indicative Topics Covered
- Group introductions.
- What linguistic and grammatical knowledge do English teachers need? / The place of grammar in the current curriculum -introduction to the National Curriculum / Notions of “correctness” / Relationship between descriptive grammar and prescriptive grammar - notions of technical accuracy / Grammatical concepts in relation to pupils’ writing and speech / Grammatical implications of non-standard varieties.
- Subject audit.
- An introduction to Word Class: nouns; verbs; adverbs; adjectives; prepositions; conjunctions/connectives; determiners; pronouns (and self-study round these on-line); there will be particular attention to verbs: tense, conjugation, finite and non-finite forms, transitive and intransitive, participles, modals.
- Clause and Sentence Structure: simple; compound; complex; phrase; clause; coordination; subordination/subordinate clause or phrase; prepositional phrase; the role of connectives/conjunctions; subject; object –direct and indirect/adverbials and predicates; complements; sentence construction in pupils’ work—ensuring progression; sentence punctuation; splice commas/semi-colons and colons; text types.
- Approaches to developing pupils’ spelling skills; morphology; etymology; strategies for approaching spelling development; common errors in pupils’ (and trainees’!) work; suffixing rules, phonics, apostrophes.
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Please note you are classed as an internal applicant if you will be undertaking your ITE course (PGCE, School Direct Salaried, School Direct Training) with the University of Wolverhampton or a University of Wolverhampton School Direct partner school.
How to pay
Course fees are payable through the University of Wolverhampton's secure e-store facility which you will be directed to through a conditional offer. Types of payment accepted are Visa, Maestro, JCB, and MasterCard.
There are no bursaries avaliable for this course.
DO NOT DELAY – APPLY for PGCE/SCHOOL DIRECT SEPTEMBER 2018
Contact: For further details or to discuss any aspect of SKE provision please contact the SKE Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org