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    Grammar

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    teaching grammar HANDOYO PUJI WIDODO The English Program‚ Politeknik Negeri Jember (State Polytechnic of Jember) East Java‚ Indonesia ABSTRACT: Teaching grammar has been regarded as crucial to the ability to use language. For this reason‚ this article introduces a five-step procedure for teaching grammar. I have developed this procedure‚ which incorporates the notions of practice and consciousness-raising‚ explicit and implicit knowledge‚ and deductive and inductive approaches for teaching grammar. This

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    The object of grammar. Two types of grammar: normative‚ theoretical. Two parts of grammar: morphology‚ syntax. Grammar is a branch of Linguistics which studies the grammatical structure of language. The grammatical structure covers the rules of changing words and rules of arranging the forms of words into phrases and sentences. Grammar may study the gr. Structure of a language in different aspects. So? We distinguish: - historical grammar which describes the str. of words‚ phrases‚ sentences in

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    FOUNDATIONS IN GENERATIVE GRAMMAR Any native speaker of a language can be said to know the grammar of his/her own language‚ they know how to form and interpret any expression. However‚ this grammatical knowledge is subconscious. Native speaker have grammatical competence in their native language. This means that they have tacit knowledge of the grammar of their own lang. We have to make a difference between competence (the fluent native speaker’s tacit knowledge of his lang) and performance (what

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    The Importance of Grammar

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    The importance of grammar can be learned‚ but effort must be put forth to achieve the ends you seek. The importance lies in the fact that there is more to it than making sure commas and apostrophes are in the right places‚ or that you have corrected misplaced modifiers or incorrect pronouns. However‚ comma rules are important. You must know how to use commas appropriately to apply the meaning you intend within your writing. It is also essential to learn how to write in such a way that you are

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    Structural Grammar

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    PAPER 6 (DESCRIPTIVE LINGUISTICS) STRUCTURAL GRAMMAR Broadly speaking any grammar in which there is an attempt to describe the structure of grammatical sentences is structural grammar. But the term has come to refer more narrowly to the type of grammar brought to its maximum development in the early 1950’s by such men like C. C. Fries and Zelling Harris. Structural grammar in this sense is characterized by the procedure known as substitution‚ by which word class membership is established and by which

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    Theoretical grammar thesaurus. By Kuchukov Anvar‚ group 201 1. Language is a system of communication which consists of a set of sounds and written symbols which are used by the people of a particular country or region for talking or writing. 2. Speech is the expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds 3. Descriptive Grammar is an objective‚ nonjudgmental description of the grammatical constructions in a language. Contrast with prescriptive grammar. 4. Theoretical

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    Traditional Grammar

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    If you study the form of traditional grammar‚ the rules of classical languages were followed considering that English did not have grammar of its own. English followed Latin grammar. Let’s start off with: Mechanics: Proper Punctuation Traditional grammar is characterized by proper punctuation. The basic rule of punctuation requires that each sentence conclude with a punctuation mark‚ whether a period‚ a question mark or an exclamation point. Beyond ending punctuation marks‚ sentences should use

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    Grammar and Preposition

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    conjunction. **Past can also function as a noun or an adjective. ***Since can also function as a subordinate conjunction Should I end a sentence with a preposition? The so-called "rule" about never ending a sentence with a preposition comes from Latin grammar. In Latin‚ the word order of a sentence didn’t matter; subjects and verbs and direct objects could appear in any sequence. However‚ the placement of prepositions was important. Latin sentences could quickly become confusing if the preposition does

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    Traditional Grammar

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    In linguistics‚ traditional grammar is a theory of the structure of language based on ideas Western societies inherited from ancient Greek and Roman sources. The term is mainly used to distinguish these ideas from those of contemporary linguistics. In the English-speaking world at least‚ traditional grammar is still widely taught in elementary schools. |Contents | |1 History | |2 Key concepts | |3 Controversy | |4

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    Traditional Grammar is the speculative work of the medieval and the prescriptive approach of the 18th Century grammarians basically it refers back to the Aristotelian orientations towards the nature of language as it is shown in the work of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Origin: The very beginning of the twentieth century was typically marked by a new approach to grammar as suggested by linguists such as Ferdinand de Saussure and American linguist like Frantz Boas‚ Bloomfield and Edward Sapir

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    Grammar basics

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    GRAMMAR II: GRADED HOMEWORK #1 SET OF QUESTIONS: What is a sentence? How can it be defined? Provide examples. Explain. What is a phrase? Provide examples. Explain. What is a clause? Provide examples. Explain. What is the difference between a clause and a phrase? Provide examples. Explain. What is a compound sentence? How is it defined? What characterizes a compound sentence? Provide examples. Explain. What is a coordinate sentence? Provide examples. Explain. What are coordinators (coordinating

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    Theoretical Grammar

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    I. CATEGORIAL STRUCTURE OF THE WORD 1. Notion of Opposition. Oppositions in Morphology The most general meanings rendered by language and expressed by systemic correlations of word-forms are interpreted in linguistics as categorial grammatical meanings. The forms rendering these meanings are identified within definite paradigmatic series. The grammatical category is a system of expressing a generalized grammatical meaning by means of paradigmatic correlation of grammatical forms

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    1. The subject of theoretical grammar and its difference from practical grammar. The following course of theoretical grammar serves to describe the grammatical structure of the English language as a system where all parts are interconnected. The difference between theoretical and practical grammar lies in the fact that practical grammar prescribes certain rules of usage and teaches to speak (or write) correctly whereas theoretical grammar presents facts of language‚ while analyzing them‚ and gives

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    Instructor: Adriana Todea atodea@yahoo.com Office hours: Friday 2-3 p.m.‚ Alpha Centre room Introduction to Generative Grammar Course 9: Binding theory Outline1 WEEK 13 How do personal‚ possessive‚ reflexive pronouns and reciprocals acquire reference? (Johni and Peterj are top students) Johni thinks that hei‚j is intelligent. Johni thinks him*i‚j intelligent. The studentsk believed each otherk to be the best. This is not only a semantic issue‚ but also a syntactic issue … solved by Binding

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    what people actually say‚ not what they should say. To a linguist‚ grammar consists of those constructions judged acceptable by a native speaker’s intuitions. This is what it means to say that linguistics is descriptive and not prescriptive. Linguistics is descriptive‚ not prescriptive. Many people associate knowing a language with speaking and writing it according to the grammatical rules established for that language in grammar books and dictionaries. The study of linguistic competence does not

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    i Research on Prescriptive Grammar and Its Comparison with Descriptive Grammar ii Abstract In English linguistics‚ there are two approaches which are opposite to each other theoretically: prescriptive grammar and descriptive grammar. These two grammars were born in different historical conditions‚ and the application rules involved in has been still under the dispute through the development of English linguistics. It is significant to study the development trend and application in English

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    LECTURE 1 GRAMMAR IN THE SYSTEMIC CONCEPTION OF LANGUAGE 1. The definition of language. The distinction between language and speech. Language as a semiotic system: its functions‚ elements and structure. Lingual elements (units) as signs. Segmental and supra-segmental lingual units. 2. The levels оf lingual units‚ their structural and functional features. Hierarchical relations between units of different levels. Language and speech levels. Primary and secondary levels. 3. General principles

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    1. L-ge and speech. We use language in speech. Language is a system of signs‚ of meanings‚ of expressions‚ registered in different written sources. Speech is a kind of manifestation of the system of language in the process of communication. Language as a system consists of material and non-material parts. The system of the language consists of material units (words‚ texts) and rules of their use (non-material). Speech includes the act of producing of utterance. The units of language form hierarchal

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    What is Grammar?

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 Learning grammar in school was particularly a good experience for me. I had the privilege to have a wonderful English grammar teacher named Mrs. Rivera. I’d like to mention that I’ve lived in Puerto Rico for all of my life (recently moved to Chile) and Spanish is the main language spoken in the island. English is taught mainly as a second language in most schools around the country. Despite that fact‚ English wasn’t my native language. I learned it thanks

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    The Grammar - Translation Method[1] Introduction As the names of some of its leading exponents suggest (Johann Seidenstucker‚ Karl Plotz‚ H. S. Ollendorf‚ and Johann Meidinger)‚ Grammar translation was the offspring of German scholarship[2]‚ the object of which according to one of its less charitable critics‚ was "to know everything about something rather than the thing itself" (W. H. D. llouse‚ quoted In Kelly 1969: 53). Grammar Translation was in fact first known in the United States

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