This popular, widely recommended, text supports trainees on primary initial teacher training courses where a secure knowledge and understanding of English is required for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A rigorous and focused test enables trainees to identify their strengths and weaknesses in English. This test can be revisited at key stages in their course as a tool to monitor and evaluate progress. The fourth edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum, includes more information on expanding and developing a knowledge of English and is linked to the 2012 Teachers’ Standards.
|The Nature and Role of Standard English|
|The Spoken and Written Language Systems of English|
|Knowledge at Word Level|
|Sentence-level Knowledge – Grammar and Punctuation|
|Critical Evaluation of Texts|
|Making Sense of Your Test Results|