What do primary teachers need to understand, and how? Developing an applied linguistics curriculum for pre-service primary school teachers

Susan Ellis, Elspeth McCartney, Jill Bourne

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The seminars were designed to encourage debate about the applied linguistics
understandings that are most helpful to primary school teachers in designing and teaching the language and literacy curriculum, in working with pupils with identified speech and language needs, and in working with other professionals such as educational psychologists and speech and language therapists.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-265
Number of pages5
JournalLanguage Teaching
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventBAAL/CUP seminars 2008 - Conceptualising ‘learning’ in applied linguistics - Newcastle, United Kingdom
Duration: 19 Jun 200820 Jun 2008


  • linguistic
  • language
  • skills
  • curriculum
  • speech and language therapy
  • teaching english as an additional language

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