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.
Reflection on English: Your Experiences So Far Reflection on English: Your Perceptions Perceived Competence and Confidence in English English Test 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 Textual Knowledge Critical Evaluation of Texts Terminology Making Sense of Your Test Results Answers to Test Questions From Subject Knowledge to Pedagogy Targets for Further Development Suggestions for Revision and Further Reading