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Language Investigations

$39.95

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Product Code: 978-1-921586-10-1

 edited by Wayne Sawyer

 

Language Investigations is a resource book for teachers  specifically focused on meeting the requirements of The Australian Curriculum: English. It has 25 practical units which individually and together explain and address terms like the following, referred to in the curriculum:

accent

dialect

monologue

satire

adjective

dialogue

myth

setting

adverb

ellipsis

narrative

sentence structure

allegory

idiom

nominalisation

spelling roots (Greek/Latin)

allusion

imagery

noun/abstract noun

Standard Australian English

analogy

innuendo

parody

stanza

apposition

intertextuality

point of view

suffix

characterisation

juxtaposition

prefix

symbolism

clause/embedded clause

metaphor/extended metaphor

prepositional phrase

theme (grammatical)

cohesion

metonymy

pun

topic sentence

contrast

modality

rhythm

verb

 

 

 

voice

 The chapters are:

Introduction

Connotation

Language of the Self: Autobiography and Memoir

The Language of Poetry (1)

The Language of Life Writing

Wordsmithing

Changing Language

The Evolution of the English Language

The Language of Advocacy

The Language of Shakespeare: Across Different Times, Forms, Cultures

It’s a Wild World: The Language of Representing the  Natural World

Monitoring Language

Vocabulary Development

The Language of Involvement: Fan Fiction, Blogs and Social Media

The Language of the Personal Essay

Spelling

George Orwell

The Language of Poetry (2)

The Language of Propaganda: Fictional Worlds

The Language of Gaming

The Language of Propaganda: The Real World

Names

Grammar

The Language of Adolescent Picture Books

Irony and Satire

Glossary

The material is presented in a flexible way that allows teachers to use the information, ideas and activities at different year levels and with students of different ability levels.  Each chapter contains multiple activities: some are  quite specific, others open ended. Some chapters will be integrated units; others will be a succession of discrete activities on the chapter topic.

This is a book which not only provides teachers with assistance in implementing the Australian Curriculum: English but can also make the study of English and language interesting  and relevant to students.

 

 
 
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