Aims of the course
The sessions are intended for teachers who feel they would like to learn more about Linguistic and Applied Linguistic topics to inform their teaching of English Language.
The following topics will be covered:
- Accents and dialects: features and attitudes
- Child language acquisition
- Conversation and discourse analysis
- Global Englishes
- Grammar: Word and Clause level analysis
- Language and gender
- Language and new media
- Read about the Inset Course Content here.
Course elements will run for a morning or an afternoon session.
Registration will be allowed for individual topics; i.e., participants can sign up for elements which interest them, or for any combination of the three days.
Morning sessions begin at 9.30am, with registration from 9am, and afternoon sessions begin at 1.30pm, with registration from 1pm.
|Programme||9:30 am -12:30 pm||1:30 pm - 4:30 pm|
||Accents & dialects: features and attitudes with Dr. Christiana Themistocleous and Prof. Jane Setter
||Language & gender with Dr. Christiana Themistocleous|
|Tuesday||Grammar: word & clause level analysis with Prof. Jeanine Treffers-Daller||Grammar: word & clause level analysis with Prof. Jeanine Treffers-Daller
||Conversation & discourse analysis with Prof. Rodney Jones
||Language & new media with Prof. Rodney Jones|
||Child language acquisition with Dr. Fraibet Aveledo||Global Englishes with Prof. Jane Setter|
The course costs are as follows:
Each morning/afternoon session = £45
An entire day = £80
Lunch is included on the day(s) that you are attending.
Please note that places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Numbers for each topic will be capped at 20 participants.
If you wish to attend the course but have missed the application deadline,
please contact Professor Jane Setter about availability.
We regret that we are unable to organise accommodation for course participants. Please see below for information on accommodation in Reading.
Find out more
Department of English Language & Applied Linguistics
University of Reading
P.O. Box 218
READING RG6 6AA UK
Tel. +44 118 378 6089 (International), 0118 378 6089 (UK)
Fax +44 118 378 6669 (International), 0118 378 6669 (UK)
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