Tag: Vocabulary

Vocabulary Enrichment at Secondary

22 May 2018

Having an English Language degree, the topic of vocabulary enrichment has always and continues to fascinate but also perplex me. Research into childhood vocabulary variation has consistently shown that there are vast variations in vocabulary size between children. For those within education, this will, sadly, come as no surprise. Take a moment to think of […]

Posted on: 22 May 2018
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Literacy – a matter of life and death?

23 April 2018

According to recent research by the National Literacy Trust (Feb 2018) there is a proven link between literacy levels and life expectancy. Since Blackpool is one of the most deprived areas in England and its life expectancy rates are the lowest for men and the second lowest for women in the country, then here it […]

Posted on: 23 April 2018
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