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Free English grammar and language resources from UCL. For CPD/INSET: and Tweets by Prof. Bas Aarts & Ian Cushing.
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Englicious Feb 22
Spring is the air, so we've sprung a couple of things: a brand new Englicious and a new book - How to Teach Grammar. You're invited to the launch party!
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Oxford English Feb 21
Be one of the first 30 people to come to this event to get a free copy of this invaluable guide to teaching grammar in the classroom.
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Englicious Feb 21
We're launching a brand new version of Englicious, and a book: How to Teach Grammar, on the 20th March. Come join us! 30 free books to give away, informal talks, wine and nibbles :)
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Englicious Feb 21
Why Oxford Comma Enthusiasts Are All Over Tinder | GQ
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JMB Feb 20
What does inchoate really mean? (if you are not a lawyer)
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Englicious Feb 20
A month today, we're launching the brand new version of Englicious and How to Teach Grammar (Oxford University Press, 2019). Come join us at UCL, 5.30-7pm for an informal celebration. 30 free copies of the book for the first 30 people there! Register here:
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Englicious Feb 20
Bas Aarts and Ellen Smith-Dennis 'Using corpora for English language teaching and learning'.
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Englicious Feb 18
Such a pleasure to meet a fantastic group of trainee teachers at Sussex University last week and spend the day exploring contextualised grammar teaching. Their students are lucky to have them as teachers!
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Linguistics & English Language at Edinburgh Feb 18
Is it okay to use 'can' to give or ask for permission? 🧐 Watch this short video by Prof Geoff Pullum if you want to know the answer!
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Englicious Feb 18
Looking for an INSET on grammar for the summer term? See details on our courses 'English Grammar for Teachers' () and 'Teaching English Grammar in Context' (). Both available as full or half-day courses.
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Ian Cushing Feb 15
Nice to be here at the University of Sussex for a day working with trainee teachers on contextualised grammar, stylistics and critical approaches to thinking about language in education.
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UCLEnglishUsage Feb 12
Did you know that our colleagues make awesome posters, knowledge organisers, and flashcards about
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Jennie Giovanelli Feb 11
Great lesson today using some of the stuff from it....as I was teaching I realised how critical being able to articulate representations was to the writing questions - particularly on paper 2!
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Jennie Giovanelli Feb 10
if you haven’t got this book by - you must! Accessible, informative, engaging and practical. I started looking at it as I was prepping some Year 11 writing lessons but have ended up engrossed in all sorts of other sections!
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Englicious Feb 9
Headline of the week.
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Lynne Murphy Feb 4
Green’s Dictionary of Slang now publically available
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Englicious Feb 8
Looking forward to welcoming teachers to UCL today, where we'll be exploring contextualised approaches to teaching grammar. Interested? The course runs again in May, June and July!
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Englicious Feb 2
Replying to @Matty_Boy_89
Love it: you sorted out your bookcases before your kitchen. Don’t trip over that ladder tonight when you get yourself a glass of water!
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Literary Connections Feb 2
You might also like to try Prof Bas Aarts of UCL: Oxford Modern English Grammar, the interesting resource for KS2, etc. Hardly a monoglot, either....
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Englicious Feb 1
"Equality is, of course, impossible if the black people grappling with courts and imprisonment are routinely misunderstood." argues stenographers need to learn the basics of Black English:
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