The Structure of English

Module code: ED7503

Module co-ordinator: Dr Pamela Rogerson-Revell

This module will introduce you to the formal description of English grammar and phonology, based on pedagogic as well as descriptive models. You will improve your awareness of English grammatical and phonological systems and learn how to apply this knowledge to your teaching contexts.

Topics covered

  • Phrase and clause structure
  • Segmental and suprasegmental aspects of the sound system of English


This module is studied by distance learning.


  • Grammar assignment: 3,000 words (50%)
  • Phonology assignment: 3,000 words (50%)