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 of England
- Child language acquisition
- Conversation and discourse analysis
- English in the World
- 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||9.30am – 12.30pm||13:30pm – 16:30pm|
|Monday 11th July||Grammar: Word & Clause Level Analysis - Natalia Kampakli||Grammar session continues - Natalia Kampakli|
|Tuesday 12th July||Morning: Discourse and Conversation Analysis - Sylvia Jaworska||Afternoon: Language & Gender - Sylvia Jaworska|
|Wednesday 13th July||Morning: Child Language Acquisition - Daniel Fryer||Afternoon: Language & New Media with Dr Diana Ben Aaron|
|Thursday 14th July||Morning: Accents of England - Jane Setter||Afternoon: English in the World - Jane Setter|
We are at London Road, building LO22, Rooms 110 and 111.
The course costs are as follows:
Each morning/afternoon session = £30
An entire day = £50
Lunch is included on the day(s) that you are attending.
Our booking page has now closed.
Please contact us if you would like to attend.
Application deadline: 17 June 2022
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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