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ERIC Number: EJ166152
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Publication Date: 1977
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Teaching the Present Tense in the Context of Description
McEldowney, P. L.
TESOL Quarterly, 11, 3, 257-269, Sep 77
Associating a clear function with verb forms will minimize difficulties for ESL learners. One important function in most learning situations is description. An area of "core description" pivoting on the stem and stem plus "s" verb forms can be established and learners can express most concepts in core terms. (CHK)
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