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ERIC Number: EJ317732
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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What Is Grammar and Why Teach It?
Greenbaum, Sidney
Illinois Schools Journal, v63 n1-4 p33-43 1983
Describes the variety of meanings given to the word "grammar," and focuses on differences between descriptive and prescriptive uses of the term. Considers the usefulness of grammar instruction, and argues for its inclusion in school curricula. Emphasizes the utility and applicability of grammar within all the social sciences and humanities. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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