Provides pedagogically relevant information about the English language. Participants will learn fundamental concepts of grammar, vocabulary and the sound system of English and focus on some of the difficulties that learners, including those who are speakers of other languages, commonly experience as they learn English.
Throughout this course participants will conduct an advanced analysis of the theoretical perspectives of social, cultural, political and psychological issues in relation to literacy education.
Aspects of practice in literacy learning, including raising the achievement of Māori and Pacific students and students from diverse langauge backgrounds, and the influence of diversity and technology on literacy will be analysed and evaluated.
Currently scheduled classes
2020 Epsom (Summer School): Compulsory on campus block teaching on Monday 6th, 13th and 20th January, Tuesday 7th, 14th and 21st January, Wednesday 8th, 15th and 22nd January from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 to 3:00 pm.
Take this course
This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:
- Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Theory
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours)
- Master of Counselling
- Master of Education
- Master of Professional Studies in Education
Ministry of Education course subsidies
Primary and Intermediate teachers may be eligible for a Ministry of Education fees subsidy for this course. Click here for more information.