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Improving morphological awareness: Can direct instruction of morphological components and structures improve the quality of KS3 students’ writing in English?

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Over the course of my teaching career, I have observed that in order to excel in English, the ability to expressively use a nuanced and wide vocabulary is fundamental. However, in my experience, many students’ expressive vocabulary knowledge is lacking, meaning that they cannot express themselves in writing with precision, or critique literature with the flair and nuance expected to access higher attainment scores and grades. Students’ work often relies on the use of the same turns of phra...

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SSD
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Education
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Type of award:
MSc taught course
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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Deposit date:
2021-04-27

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