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  • Grammar

    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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  • Grammar

    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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  • Generative Grammar

    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

    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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  • Theoretical Grammar

    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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  • Structural Grammar

    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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  • Traditional Grammar

    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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  • Traditional Grammar

    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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  • Grammar and Preposition

    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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  • Grammar basics

    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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