7336.13 - English Grammar and Language Learning
English Grammar and Language Learning
To give students an understanding of English grammar, its role in language learning and the influence of linguistics on English Language Teaching (ELT)
• An overview of English grammar • Universal, Prescriptive and Descriptive grammar • Grammar and usage-teaching approaches • Second language learning and acquisition • An introduction to basic linguistics • Applied linguistics and language teaching.
Learning and teaching approaches
Lectures, projects and pair/group work
On completion of the course, learners must be able to: • Assess the relevance of English grammar to ELT and design grammar teaching approaches in the context of EFL. • Use linguistics as a tool in ELT and evaluate its role and contribution to ELT. • Conduct an analysis of the challenges involved in second language learning in the context of the Faroese school system.
A written assignment on teaching grammar in context