Perspectives on Pedagogical Grammar

Perspectives on Pedagogical Grammar

by Terence Odlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521449901

ISBN-13: 9780521449908

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume includes articles on theory and research in pedagogical grammar written by authorities from around the world. In the paperback edition, Professor Odlin brings together eleven authorities from various parts of the world to update current theory and research in pedagogical grammar. The first section addresses grammatical analysis, covering Chomskyan

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This volume includes articles on theory and research in pedagogical grammar written by authorities from around the world. In the paperback edition, Professor Odlin brings together eleven authorities from various parts of the world to update current theory and research in pedagogical grammar. The first section addresses grammatical analysis, covering Chomskyan Universal Grammar and a number of alternative models. The second section shows how lexicon and discourse rules interact with and influence the grammatical system. A final section deals directly with applications, outlining effective methods of teaching grammar in different areas of the language curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521449908
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Series editors' preface
Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
IWhat Sort of Grammar?23
Ch. 2Universal Grammar and the learning and teaching of second languages25
Ch. 3Non-transformational theories of grammar: Implications for language teaching49
Ch. 4Rules and pedagogical grammar72
IIGrammar, Lexicon, and Discourse97
Ch. 5Words and their properties: Arguments for a lexical approach to pedagogical grammar99
Ch. 6Grammatical consciousness-raising and learnability123
Ch. 7Functional grammars, pedagogical grammars, and communicative language teaching140
Ch. 8Learning to function with the other tongue: A systemic functional perspective on second language teaching179
IIIPutting Grammar to Work227
Ch. 9The effect of systematic instruction on learning the English article system229
Ch. 10Linguistic theory and pedagogic practice253
Ch. 11The Introspective Hierarchy: A comparison of the intuitions of linguists, teachers, and learners271
Ch. 12From printout to handout: Grammar and vocabulary teaching in the context of Data-driven Learning293
Ch. 13Conclusion314
Glossary318
Index333

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