Grammar at Hervey Bay

A grammar workshop will be held at Hervey Bay State High School to assist attendees to develop their understandings of grammar in order to fully comprehend and to effectively teach the Australia Curriculum: English (AC:E). Also highly relevant to Years 11 & 12.

This will be an updated re-run of the activity conducted in both 2018 and 2019. We'll work with short texts suitable for use in secondary school English classrooms. They will be literary texts or ones that could be used in conjunction with them.


Attendees will be guided in the analysis of the grammatical choices that have been made in their composition and have the opportunity to consider how those choices construct particular sorts of meanings. Evaluative language (the Appraisal system) and nominalisation will feature in some of the chosen texts. 

Attendees are invited to work through the pre-workshop task before the event.

For further details see the flyer

This event is especially for teachers in Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Childers, Gayndah and Gympie areas but anyone is welcome to attend. Note: it is planned to conduct a grammar workshop at Elanora SHS on Saturday 29 May May and in Brisbane in  November.

Venue:Hervey Bay State High School
Starting:9:00 AM
Saturday 27th March 2021
Ending:1:00 PM
Phone Enquiries:0455464000
Email Enquiries: adminofficer@etaq.org.au

Upcoming Events

Student event - external assessment 2021

Links for the webinars were emailed to everyone who has registered on Monday 6 September.  Links for zoom meetings going out on Tuesday 7 September. Registrations by 3rd September would be appreciated. The latest details on using the resources with your students are available for downloading now. Once again this event w...

Category: Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time: 3:00 PM
Date: Friday 15th October 2021
Venue: Online
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Spring Breakfast with Tara East

The annual Spring Breakfast will be held on Saturday 16 October, 2021 at the Ortem Cafe, Railway Street, TOOWOOMBA, featuring  guest speaker, Tara East, a sessional academic, writer, blogger and YouTuber. Further details about Tara and the breakfast are available on the flyer. AGM will follow the breakfast. Registrations close on Mond...

Category: Workshop
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
Venue: Ortem Cafe, Toowoomba
Venue Address: Railway Street, Toowoomba
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Teacher event - external assessment

Latest news Missed this event and now wish to access the recorded materials? Register from now until mid October and we will send you the links within 24 hours of your registration being receivedh NOTE: the registration page says the event will be on 16 October; however, you will be sent the links when you register. 16 October is the ...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
Venue: St Laurence's College
Phone Enquiries: 0455464000
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Pre-service teachers present

Townsville branch will present EMBEDDING INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES IN AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORY UNIT. by a group of pre-service teachers on Saturday 16 October 2021 from 9 am till 11 am.

See the flyer for more details. Registrations will open on 1st September.

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th October 2021
Venue: Online
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Early Career Conference 2021

The Early Career Conference  in 2021 will be held on 23 October at Wynnum State High School, WYNNUM. We are excited to present the program with a great range of workshops on offer. Registrations are now open until Saturday 16 October. As networking is an integral part of this day, it is envisaged that it will essentially be a face-to-fac...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 23rd October 2021
Venue: Wynnum SHS
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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