The grammar book by celce murcia and larsen freeman
The Grammar Book : Diane Larsen-Freeman :In this highly acclaimed revision, grammatical descriptions and teaching suggestions are organized into sections dealing with Form, Meaning, and Use. Marianne Celce-Murcia Ph. She has lectured and led workshops all over the U. At UCLA Marianne was honored for distinguished teaching both as a graduate student and as a professor Introduction 2. Grammatical Metalanguage 3.
The Grammar Book: An ESL/EFL Teacher's Course, Second Edition
No eBook available Amazon. Hi everyone If, like me, you find the nuts and bolts of grammar endlessly fascinating, then this is the ultimate book for you, too. This book , 2nd edition written by our friends Celce-Murcia and Larsen-Freeman, is just about the most comprehensive study and explication of all those cul-de-sac grammar questions students always want to know the answers to, but more often than not we fail to give satisfactory explanations because we are not always quite sure ourselves. At the end of each chapter there are little tests, endnotes, examples of real students' errors which ask you to remedy them and explain the possible reasons for their occurrence, helpful tips on how to teach the items in an L2 classroom, and a superb bibliography for further reading.
The Grammar Book introduces teachers and future teachers to English grammatical constructions. This highly acclaimed text, used both as a course book and as a grammar reference guide, is suitable for all teachers of English. What sets it apart from other grammar books is its unique pedagogical focu What sets it apart from other grammar books is its unique pedagogical focus: It describes not only how each grammatical construction is formed, but also its meaning and its use. Grammar is seen to be a resource for making meaning in textually and socially appropriate ways. Updated explanations of the form, meaning, and use of grammatical constructions, which draw on new research findings, especially from cognitive linguistics for meaning and corpus linguistics for use.
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Diane Larsen-Freeman born is an American linguist. Larsen-Freeman began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching English in Sabah , Malaysia from to , an experience she credits for igniting her fascination with language acquisition. Larsen-Freeman concentrates her research on the process of second language acquisition. She also researches English grammar , which she regards not only as a set of structural patterns, but also as an important resource for making meaning and for adapting language to the communicative context. She sees all three as complex, non-linear, dynamic processes.
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