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    • Your Ideas about Grammar 1. What is grammar? 2. Why to teach grammar? 3. When to teach grammar? 4. How to teach grammar?
    • What is grammar?• Traditional grammar: Part of speech(word category, structures) Prescriptive(based on rules of usage)
    • •Functional Grammar: Focused on how word patterns make meaning Based on language use(Pragmatics) Descriptive (language as text/discourse)
    • Why to teach grammar?• Historically, grammar school was to teach classical languages(Latin-written language, Greek, etc), which select students academically.• Currently for the students to use in language construction(communication, academic writing)
    • When to teach grammar?• Teacher chooses according to the curriculum of grammar course• Teach at the point of need(student-centered, task-based, activity-lead)
    • How to teach grammar?• Grammar-translation separately• Communicative approach integratedly(grammar in context with other skills) Implicitly & Explicitly
    • How to teach grammar?
    • Process Analyse: Implicit or Explicit?Step 1: Give students examples of the grammar concept you are about to cover. ()Step 2: Provide the rules. ()Step 3: Give some more examples. ()Step 4: Have Ss come up with their own examples through doing the assignments.()Step 5: Correction and explanation based on the assignments.()
    • Implicit VS ExplicitWhich is a better way?
    • Conclusions:
    • References:• Kolln, M., Hancock, C. (2005). The story of English grammar in United States schools. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 4, 11-31. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?• How to Teach Grammar in High School | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_8030349_teach- grammar-high-school.html#ixzz23R4gIt00• http://coerll.utexas.edu/methods/• http://www.eslbase.com/articles/grammar- implicit-explicit
    • Thank you!