English language teaching resources for A-level English Language teachers and students

Discourses and attitudes

Teaching units in this section focus on the people’s attitudes to the English language. These teaching units explore the politics of correctness and acceptability at different points in history as well as the manipulation of language to control people’s perception and realities.

Teaching Units related to this theme
18: Good or bad grammar?
19: Opinion writing about grammar
22: News and reality
23: Fake news
24: Accent Bias and Discrimination
25: Accent Bias Quiz
26: Accent Bias and the Public
27: Accent Bias at Work
30: Slang