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EL00731: Grammar development

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Academic Skills Centre
Further information on credits Credits: 0      [equivalent to 0 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: See Director of Studies for further information
Further information on unit levels Level: Non-credit (FHEQ level n/a)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 1
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: Not applicable
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Not Applicable
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Not applicable
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The course aims to improve individual student awareness, understanding and use of fundamental English grammar.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the course students will have:
* increased awareness and understanding of grammar usage in a variety of written texts and listening passages.
* developed self-study skills in an approach to grammar acquisition.
* improved grammatical accuracy.
* increased confidence of grammar in use.

During the course, students will have:
* enhanced their noticing of grammatical conventions in a variety of texts and materials.
* increased ability to monitor accuracy of own production in spoken and written tasks.
* produced and understood a variety of spoken and written material.
* proofread a variety of self-produced written texts.

Materials and activities on the course will:
* provide opportunities to practise in spoken and written production
* provide opportunities to revise and reinforce key grammar points.
* target grammatical weaknesses particular to individual students.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

EL00731 is a Generally Available Unit which is available to all students of the University (subject to the usual constraints) to take as an 'extra' unit which does not count towards a final award.

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