Grammar for Teachers by Andrea Decapua

Grammar for Teachers

Andrea Decapua
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  • ISBN
    9781441945495 / 1441945490
  • Title Grammar for Teachers
  • Author Andrea Decapua
  • Category

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 464
  • Publisher
    Springer-verlag New York Inc.
  • Imprint Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Edition
    1st
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 235mm x 156mm

Annotation

The purpose of this book is to encourage readers to develop a solid understanding of the use and function of grammatical structures in American English. Avoiding jargon, the book approaches grammar from a descriptive rather than a prescriptive approach.

Publisher Description

The purpose of Grammar for Teachers is to encourage readers to develop a solid understanding of the use and function of grammatical structures in American English. It approaches grammar from a descriptive rather than a prescriptive approach; however, throughout the book differences between formal and informal language, and spoken and written English are discussed. The book avoids jargon or excessive use of technical terminology. It makes the study of grammar interesting and relevant by presenting grammar in context and by using authentic material from a wide variety of sources.

Author Biography

Andrea DeCapua is Adjunct Professor of Teaching and Learning Steinhardt School of Education. New York University. Ann C. Wintergerst is Associate Professor of TESOL, St. John's University.

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