We all recognise how important first impressions are: something often formed by how well we speak and write. Language for Life shows how language can be mastered by children and how what they have learned can be carried throughout their lives.
This indispensable guidebook for teachers arms pupils with the mental skill of thinking about language. This in turn helps children learn much more easily from the language around them. This book delivers explicit, step-by-step English language instruction via lessons in syntax, grammar, morphology, etymology and punctuation. Language for Life is a proven programme that is built upon years of experience. Lyn Stones pragmatic and modern approach is supported by feedback from teachers and pupils alike who have attended her numerous classes and workshops.
Language for Life turns important research findings into evidence-based, effective classroom practice. This book helps teachers:
Brimming with vital information suitable for both basic and advanced level students, this book is an essential tool for all teachers wishing to give their pupils the best preparation possible to meet the demands of the modern world.
Photocopiable worksheets throughout the book put teachers in the position of linguistic expert, guiding pupils through an enriching journey of language discovery and creativity.
Section 1. Grammar for Life
Section 2. Dictionaries
Section 3 Morphology for Life
Section 4. Punctuation for Life
Section 5. Information for teachers
Section 6. Resources for everyone
Appendix 1. Word cards
Appendix 2. Latin and Greek morphemes
Appendix 3. Mnemonics