This unit provides you with in-depth theoretical knowledge about the nature, structure and development of language from a functional approach and its relations to language and literacy education. It is built on the foundational concepts in the first two core English units, ESH110 and ESH210, and has a strong focus on the Language and Literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum: English. You will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge of spelling, and to enhance your creative writing and lesson planning skills. You will also be required to develop classroom resources for the teaching and learning of spelling and writing.
|Unit name||Linguistics for Literacy|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Vinh To|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Identify and apply key theoretical concepts
- Create teaching and learning resources
- Create learning experiences using written texts
- Use language resources to communicate meaning
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PrerequisitesESH110 and ESH210
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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