Knowledge about language for communication
Knowledge about the English language is valuable to any teacher. For a fascinating overview, see:
- Crystal, D. (2002) The English Language: A Guided Tour of the Language, London: Penguin.
For those interested in some background to teacher knowledge about language, see
- Department of Education and Science (1988) Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Teaching of English Language, London: HMSO. (Kingman Report).