Grammar and its teaching: challenging the myths
Series or Serial: Digest
Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1997
Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics
Source Address: 1118 22nd Street NW
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: English (Second Language); Grammar
This digest challenges ten myths about grammar which lead communicative and proficiency-based teaching approaches to unduly limit grammar instruction. Some of the myths include: grammar is acquired naturally and does not need to be taught; grammar is meaningless, arbitrary, boring.
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