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Free English grammar and language resources from UCL. For CPD/INSET: and Tweets by Prof. Bas Aarts.
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Englicious Sep 11
Replying to @linguistlaura
Yay! Thanks!
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Laura Bailey Sep 11
Shoutout for ! Everyone in the room is a BIG FAN, as are teachers in general. "Plug and play", it was described
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Michelle Sheehan Sep 11
Replying to @EngliciousUCL
Aims: re-introduce variation and social themes at GCSE and update content at A level. Teacher's needs: brief updates on recent research, build on classic texts (Labov, Trudgill etc.), confidence with linguistic terminology, class-ready materials (like ).
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Englicious Sep 10
Thanks, Melissa. Great to hear this!
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Paul Moss Sep 10
If grammar isn’t at the point of mastery, don’t expect it to be used creatively in writing
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Englicious Sep 7
Linguist's death leaves a dream of a lost language revived
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Englicious Sep 6
Teachers, have you seen our new book How To Teach Grammar? From a recent review: "An excellent book which should be a must for every teacher, new and old."
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Barbara Bleiman Sep 3
Can't believe how stunning this line-up is for the emagazine AL Eng Lang Conference in Oct! Having & on one platform is riches beyond compare. Hurry to book if you're an AL Eng Lang teacher. It's sure to fill fast!
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Englicious Sep 5
Somebody has written a novel called 'The Grammarians'. I cannot not read it! Here's a review.
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Englicious Sep 2
Why Scammers Make Spelling and Grammar “Mistakes” via
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Englicious Sep 1
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Thomas H Bak Aug 30
fascinating new research from Judy Kroll's lab: monolinguals living in a multilingual environment have an edge in language learning! A great argument for , which also includes exposure to different languages ;
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Ian Cushing Aug 29
After 5 years here at UCL (2 studying; 3 working, across IOE, Linguistics and English) it’s time to say bye! I’ve learnt a lot. And will miss leafy Bloomsbury and fab colleagues. But can’t wait to start as a Lecturer at next week!
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RachAel Hurricane Aug 30
Brilliant! these will be so useful
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Stewart McNicol Aug 30
So much to discuss in just this one little clip. Ace!
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Englicious Aug 30
The Englicious team hit the streets of London to talk to people about language. In this video we ask logistics manager Martin about grammar. More to come soon! Stay tuned.
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Englicious Aug 29
The linguistic case for using the word “like” all the time via
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Englicious Aug 29
Replying to @TeachingAHT @breeny781
And for a handy guide that might be useful to keep in the classroom:
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Englicious Aug 29
Replying to @TeachingAHT @breeny781
You could also use the (free!) Englicious glossary: . It includes the National Curriculum grammar terms and gives a bit more info on these, as well as lots of others you might find useful. And it's written by academic linguists, for a teacher audience :)
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Ian Cushing Aug 20
My paper 'A textured and sensory grammar for the experience of reading' is now published in English in Education. 50 open-access copies available here (but let me know if these run out and you'd like to read it): .
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