Teaching Language: From Grammar to Grammaring / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Teaching Language: From Grammar to Grammaring is a refreshing overview of grammar acquisition and language learning. Theoretical frameworks, voices from the classroom, and reflective tasks engage teachers in an interactive debate about language teaching.
About the Author
Diane Larsen-Freeman is Professor Emerita of Education, Professor Emerita of Linguistics, and Former Director of the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is also a Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. Dr. Larsen-Freeman has been a conference speaker in over 60 countries of the world and has published over 100 articles in her areas of interest. Her Heinle/Cengage titles include "The Grammar Book: Form, Meaning, and Use for English Language Teachers" (third edition, 2015, co-authored with Marianne Celce-Murcia), "From Grammar to Grammaring" (2003, authored), and the fourth edition of "Grammar Dimensions: Form, Meaning, and Use" (2007, Series Director). From 1980-1985, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was Editor of the journal "Language Learning." In 1997, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was inducted into the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1999, she was selected by ESL Magazine as one of "the ESL pioneers." In 2000, she received the lifetime achievement award from Heinle & Heinle.
Table of Contents
1. Defining Language and Understanding the Problem 2. Challenging Conceptions of Grammar 3. The Dynamics of Language (Grammaring) 4. The Three Dimensions 5. Rules and Reasons 6. The Grammar of Choice 7. The Grammar of Discourse 8. Learning Grammar: Insights for SLA Research and Consciousness-Raising 9. Output Practice and Production 10. Feedback 11. Teaching Grammar