Rules, Patterns and Words: Grammar and Lexis in English Language Teaching

Rules, Patterns and Words: Grammar and Lexis in English Language Teaching

by Dave Willis
     
 

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Teachers need a clear description of what constitutes grammar and how it can best be taught in the English language classroom. This book illustrates a new way of describing the grammar of spoken and written English and demonstrates how lexical phrases, frames and patterns provide a link between grammar and vocabulary. These processes and techniques are

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Teachers need a clear description of what constitutes grammar and how it can best be taught in the English language classroom. This book illustrates a new way of describing the grammar of spoken and written English and demonstrates how lexical phrases, frames and patterns provide a link between grammar and vocabulary. These processes and techniques are contextualised within a task-based approach to teaching and learning. Numerous interactive tasks are provided to guide readers. Over 40 examples of teaching exercises are included to illustrate techniques which can be applied in the classroom immediately.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521536196
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Language Teaching Library Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

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