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ERIC Number: ED516019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 160
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-2302-7239-8ISBN-978-0-2302-7239-2
Functional Grammar in the ESL Classroom: Noticing, Exploring and Practicing
Lock, Graham; Jones, Rodney
Palgrave Macmillan
A set of easy to use techniques helps students discover for themselves how grammar works in real world contexts and how grammatical choices are not just about form but about meaning. Sample teaching ideas, covering a wide range of grammatical topics including verb tense, voice, reference and the organization of texts, accompanies each procedure. This book contains the following: (1) Introduction: Basic Principles; (2) Comparing; (3) Sequencing; (4) Gap Filling; (5) Reconstructing; (6) Combining Activities; (7) Transforming; and (8) Elaborating. Appended are: (1) List of General Procedures; and (2) Glossary. References and an index are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A