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ERIC Number: EJ1075438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Functional Grammar and Teaching of Reading--A Pedagogy Based on Graded Teaching of College English in China
Xu, Tuo; Zhang, Beili
English Language Teaching, v8 n7 p200-205 2015
This article discusses the importance of functional grammar and demonstrates its application to the teaching of reading among graded college students. Functional grammar holds that a discourse is composed of two levels: the interior level and the exterior level. Therefore, reading activities involve both linguistic elements and contexts. Implications of functional-grammatical view of reading are discussed, with techniques suggested for teaching of reading to English learners in the beginning and advanced proficiency levels.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China