A Level English Language - Political Correctness - AQA - Linguistic Reflectionism & DeterminismQuick View

A Level English Language - Political Correctness - AQA - Linguistic Reflectionism & Determinism

This is a lesson introducing students to the concepts surrounding political correctness and linguistic reflectionism and determinism. It explores the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis, Steven Pinker, The Euphemism Treadmill, Miller and Swift, Fairclough, David Crystal and Deborah Cameron’s views on the issue. There is a final writing prompt, plus a past paper exemplar from AQA. It will take approximately 2 hours to cover in enough depth. Enjoy!
AS Language: The Linguistic Rank ScaleQuick View

AS Language: The Linguistic Rank Scale

It's a worksheet to help students learn the elements of the Linguistic Rank Scale - they cut out the definition and stick them in the right place on the worksheet. A simple starter.
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Languages and Linguistics (degree)

Perfect if you are a course developer, this is a complete 37-page degree proposal for an undergraduate degree in languages and linguistics. Includes: Selling points of the degree Entry requirements Strands Suggestions for cultural content Module progression summary Language strand summary Two, three, or “split” year options Semester(s) abroad option PLUS 24 module descriptions across levels 4, 5 and 6 This highly flexible degree combines foreign language study, linguistics and vocational modules, and so would appeal to a huge range of students.
Language and Linguistic Features For Engaging WritingQuick View

Language and Linguistic Features For Engaging Writing

A full 14 slide PowerPoint breakdown of language and linguistic features with examples. PowerPoint can be used as an introduction to: creative, descriptive or narrative writing. PowerPoint can be used as a reflection or revision tool to recap language features and to develop the craft of writing effectively.
A Level English Language Linguistic RepresentationQuick View

A Level English Language Linguistic Representation

A-Level English Language - Linguistic Representation PowerPoint Useful for those studying AQA as linguistic features is covered on the exam in the textual variations and representations section. The revision material includes slides on all of the following with lots of examples: Linguistic terms Nouns Adjectives Adverbs Pronouns Sentence Type Clauses Adjuncts Analysis Morphology Mod Graphology Deviant Spelling
AS English Language booklet on linguistic methodsQuick View

AS English Language booklet on linguistic methods

30+ page booklet which gives a brief overview of: • Lexis • Syntax • Grammar • Semantics • Pragmatics • Cohesion • Morphology • Phonology • Graphology Includes some activities and a glossary to be completed by the student.
Linguistic Terms for Language and LiteratureQuick View

Linguistic Terms for Language and Literature

Lang/Lit courses are often quite vague on which devices and approaches should be explored, and students always want a clear list of what they need to learn. I have pared back the amount of approaches and devices for my groups to allow them maximum depth of understanding, as opposed to feature-spotting with too broad a palette. This list is not extensive, but suitable for candidates studying Language and Literature combined courses of all abilities. Used for OCR, but would work for all boards.
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Linguistics is the systematic study of human language. Superficially, there's huge variation among the world&'s languages, and linguists not only describe the diverse characteristics of individual languages but also explore properties which all languages share and which offer insight into the human mind.
AQA English Language A Level - Linguistics - Idiolect and SociolectQuick View

AQA English Language A Level - Linguistics - Idiolect and Sociolect

Three lessons to be used with the unit 3.1 Language and the individual section of the A Level Specification. Each of the five resources can be used over three lesson and are intended as an introduction to the functions of language and the methods by texts can be analysed.- The key focus is language and linguistics, stereotyping, sociolect accents and dialect Identifying and describing features of language in a range of texts using methods of language analysis is an essential aspect of A Level English and the resources help to establish understanding. The unit covers and includes- Accents, dialects, sociolect and stereotyping Coinages & Idiolect Essay Idiolect Study Essays
Textual Analysis - Post 16 English Language and LinguisticsQuick View

Textual Analysis - Post 16 English Language and Linguistics

A detailed lesson to the concept of 'Textual Analysis'. Follows on from the study of language levels and focuses on the mode, genre and pragmatics of English articles. A clear lesson with accessible activities included. Progress of the lesson follows Bloom's Taxonomy of skills, culminating in self-evaluation. Geared towards AQA 2015 specification but can be used for any examination board.
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Linguistics in Literature

Targeted at developing KS4 and A-Level pupils' clarity of analysis and explanations of language, this comprehensive resource demonstrates how teachers can educate students about how language reflects gender, occupation and social class. In teaching pupils the sociolinguistic perspectives, pupils are more capable to analyse and explain how literary writer's such as Shakespeare and Dickens use language in order to reinforce stereotypes and create characterisation, relationships and plot progression.
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Linguistics Exam

An exam for students of introductory linguistics. A total of 8 questions cover some of the main areas of linguistics: Language classification Language change Morphology (including word classes and word building) Syntax (including complements and word order) Phonetics Could work as either a summative assessment or an initial diagnostic.
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Spoken Language Study

These series of lessons take students through the necessary requirements for the successful completion of the Spoken Language Controlled Assessment. Within the PowerPoints and Word Documents, pupils are shown how to identify and analyse linguistic devices and paralinguistic features with several video clips and sample speeches to practise with. There are also some active learning tasks to help students with their understanding of linguistic and paralinguistic features. Also included are sample paragraphs, guidance on analysing techniques and writing detailed paragraphs and a sample Top Band essay on Obama speeches.
Linguist of the Month CertificateQuick View

Linguist of the Month Certificate

Certificate to show recognition of commitment and progress in Modern Languages. There is a space at the bottom of the page to sign (class teacher, head teacher etc).
Language AnalysisQuick View

Language Analysis

A detailed scheme of work for a 12-week course on basic linguistic analysis. Taking a descriptive linguistic approach, each week it introduces students to a different linguistic unit of analysis: segments, phonemes, morae, syllables, lexemes, word forms, phrases, and clauses. Also includes further reading, assessment ideas and course aims, this is perfect if you need a quick outline for an introductory linguistics course for your students.
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Core Linguistics

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A huge number of linguistics resources all tied up in a bundle! From whole introductory courses, fun activities, innovative assessments, to cutting-edge module proposals. A perfect kickstart for any introductory linguistics course.
Table of literary & linguistic devices with examplesQuick View

Table of literary & linguistic devices with examples

A table of literary and linguistic devices to help GCSE students with terminology required for AO2: To be able to Explain, comment on and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant subject terminology to support your views
Scheme of Work - LinguisticsQuick View

Scheme of Work - Linguistics

An all-purpose scheme of work for any introductory linguistics course. Covering 12 weeks, this course begins with a discussion of “What is language?”, followed by phonetics, morphology and syntax. Finally, wider topics in sociolinguistics and language acquisition are introduced. If you need a basic Scheme of Work for your Linguistics 101 module or course, look no further!