Grammar in the Classroom
Edition: 1st 1990
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $67.00
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 12/11/1989
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
I. TRADITIONAL GRAMMAR. 1. Parts of Speech. Introduction to Parts of Speech. Nouns. Pronouns. Sexist pronouns. Adjectives. Verbs. Adverbs. Prepositions. Conjunctions. Interjections. Traditional Terms. Answers to Exercises. 2. The Sentence. Sentence. Subject. Predicate. Subject-Verb Agreement. Complement. Classifying Sentences by Purpose. Diagramming. Traditional Terms. Answers to Exercises. 3. Phrases. Noun Phrase. Verb Phrase. Prepositional Phrase. Appositive Phrase. Verbal Phrase. Participle and participial phraseGerund and gerund phrase Infinitive and infinitive phrase. Traditional Terms. Answers to Exercises. 4. Clauses. Subordinate (Dependent) Clause. Adjective (Relative) Clause. Adverb Clause. Noun Clause. Sentences Classified According to Structure. Traditional Terms. Answers to Exercises. II. ALTERNATIVES AND OPTIONS. 5. A Short History of English Grammar. The Origins of Traditional Grammar. The Development of Historical-Descriptive Grammars. The Development of Structural Linguistics. Answers to Exercises. 6. Transformational Grammar. Theoretical Basis of Transformational Grammar. How Classical Transformational Grammar Works. "Tense" and helping verbs"Stranded" tense in questions and negative statements. Passive. The Order of Transformational Rules. Answers to Exercises. 7. Sentence Combining. I. THE LINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVE. Noun Modification. Nominalization. Absolutes. II. THE PEDAGOGICAL PERSPECTIVE. Answers to Exercises. 8. Grammar in the Classroom. I. ROLE OF GRAMMAR IN THE SECONDARY CLASSROOM. 2. Teaching Grammar More Effectively. Teaching Grammar for Its Own Sake. Teaching Grammar as a Way of Helping Students Write Better. Suggested Further Readings. Works Cited. Answers to Exercises. Index on Usage. Index.