ERIC Number: EJ269169
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
The Strength of Traditional Grammar in Communication.
Swetman, Glenn R.
Scholar and Educator, v6 p23-31 Spr 1982
After tracing the history of English grammar, the author defends the teaching of traditional grammar. A suitable English grammar must: (1) recognize the influence of Latin upon English; (2) describe the language while acknowledging its ambiguities; and (3) serve as a reliable guide to usage. (PP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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