If you have a passion for language and the exploration of ideas through all forms of written and verbal media and wish to communicate your enthusiasm with young people, this course will prepare you to do this effectively. The aim of the English course is to develop reflective teachers who care about pupils’ language development and who understand how to ensure progression in pupils’ written, reading and oral skills. You will be encouraged to develop effective and inspirational practical teaching skills underpinned by a sound grasp of theoretical concepts.
You will need an enthusiasm for the written word and an appreciation of how language and images are used in imaginative, diverse and original ways. You will be an enthusiastic reader of literary and non-literary texts, with a desire to pass on your enthusiasm to learners of all abilities. Preferably, you will have studied texts that are part of the English literary heritage as well as those from different cultures and traditions. In addition you will need: An honours degree in English or a degree which is at least 66% English (a first or a 2:1 is expected).
Recipient: University of Wolverhampton
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