Functional Grammar in the ESL Classroom: Noticing, Exploring and Practicing

Paperback | December 14, 2010

byR. Jones, G. Lock

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A set of easy to use techniques helps students discover for themselves how grammar works in real world contexts and how grammatical choices are not just about form but about meaning. Sample teaching ideas, covering a wide range of grammatical topics including verb tense, voice, reference and the organization of texts, accompanies each procedure.

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A set of easy to use techniques helps students discover for themselves how grammar works in real world contexts and how grammatical choices are not just about form but about meaning. Sample teaching ideas, covering a wide range of grammatical topics including verb tense, voice, reference and the organization of texts, accompanies each ...

RODNEY H. JONES Associate Professor of English at City University of Hong Kong, prior to which he taught English for many years in China and Taiwan. His main research interest is discourse analysis, and he is co-editor of Discourse in Action: Introducing Mediated Discourse Analysis and Advances in Discourse Studies.GRAHAM LOCK has tau...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.01 inPublished:December 14, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780230272392

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Basic Principles
Comparing
Sequencing
Gap Filling
Reconstructing
Combining Activities
Transforming
Elaborating
Appendix 1 – List of General Procedures
Appendix 2 – Glossary
References
Index