Focus on grammar
Helen de Silva Joyce and Anne Burns
Thumbnail of Focus on grammar This latest addition to the Focus On ... series examines the teaching of grammar in language and literacy programs. It explores the issues of grammar from a practical perspective by focussing on:
  • the nature of grammar
  • different perspectives on grammar
  • the characteristics of educational grammar
  • the place of grammar in various teaching approaches
  • the place of grammar in language programs and why students need to learn grammar as part of their language learning
  • how to design language and literacy programs which integrate the teaching of grammar
  • how to integrate grammar into the teaching of spoken and written discourse
  • questions commonly asked about the teaching of grammar
  • classromm activities and tasks related to grammar.
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