Module 7: Developing knowledge of genre and language at the language level

Reading 1:


  • point one
  • point two


  • point one
  • point two
  • language environment and support provision are critical
  • attitudes, family competence and expectations also factors

The grammar one!

Nominalisation, nominal groups

“students can use language to express themselves more technically in written texts (be experts)


nominal group – group of words that provide more info about a noun.


Describer vs Classifier

* very goes in front of the word

* ‘very’ is an intensifier

*’we can intensify a describer

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