grammar

LinC Summer School 2012

Posted on 2 April 2012 by Lise

This post is an update on the summer school programme for both the introductory and applied courses. An outline of both courses is given below followed by funding opportunities for attending the summer school. Instructors Sheena Gardner, Geoff Thompson, Mick O’Donnell, Izaskun Elorza, Blanca García-Riaza, Claire Acevedo, Margaret Berry, Alan Hess, Lise Fontaine, Tom Bartlett
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Analysing English Grammar

Posted on 16 March 2012 by Lise

Good news from CUP, Analysing English Grammar should be on shelves in October 2012 or soon after. The description of the book is given below along with the contents. Analysing English Grammar (CUP) A practical step-by-step introduction to the analysis of English grammar, this book leaves the reader confident to tackle the challenges analyzing grammar
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Weird grammar

Posted on 22 February 2010 by Lise

This is a good example of why all teachers responsible for grammar teaching should have some basic training in grammar – otherwise how can we expect to avoid such disasters? It’s no wonder most students come to my class saying they don’t like or don’t understand grammar. Imagine if all teachers found grammar fun and
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