Assessing the Value of Grammar in the Mother Tongue Robert Bridge August 5th 2008
Project Goals <ul><li>Highlight and simply explain how grammar is heard and written </li></ul><ul><li>United Kingdom has d...
Description <ul><li>The readings show a clear progression of development </li></ul><ul><li>The work done has been by many ...
What is grammar when spoke <ul><li>Using the mother tongue, we have learned to think, learned to communicate and acquired ...
Language in the British Isles <ul><li>The History p9 </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent intro </li></ul><ul><li>Contrary to Gramm...
Historical Grammar Guru’s <ul><li>King James VI  </li></ul><ul><li>Often ignored </li></ul><ul><li>Contributed to English ...
Other contributors to the History <ul><li>Some have contributed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspired academics to… </li></ul></u...
Academic Improvements <ul><li>Writer’s,  </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer’s </li></ul><ul><li>Awarene...
Academic Improvements <ul><li>Writer’s,  </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer’s </li></ul><ul><li>Awarene...
North n South Middle & Lower <ul><li>Field workers in the community </li></ul>FOR MORE INFO... Leslie Milroy in 1980 said ...
Additional info <ul><li>Conjunctions are words that link up phrases ie ‘and’ but and so’. (Linda Bryson: 1997) </li></ul><...
Conclusion <ul><li>The history of grammar in the mother tongue is in some ways what shaped grammar we see today </li></ul>...
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The history of grammar in the mother tongue is in some ways what shaped grammar we see today.

Louis Gauchet’s study in 1905 looked at the Swiss village. His research found that between men
And women there was a difference that had accrued over what he traced back to be three
Generations. This argument for the implementation of grammar to be taught it is told withold the
Language inspired both William Labov then here with Peter Trudgill in 70’s.
William Labov noticed a cross over pattern between upper middle class and lower middle class
When observing speech. Trudgill noticed similar patterns. He said class was gauged by income,
Education, occupation, residence and lifestyle. This research was done by Fieldworkers in the
Community who interviewed and taped citizens. Within the Language or the lexical by trying to
Gauge literacy of people they found vernacular rules which were very complicated part of the phonological.

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  • English originally arose from Germanic branch of indo-European languages and other languages are German, Dutch and Scandinavian languages. The English language is has developed and in some ways improved through the passage of time plus the more negative influence of war and invasion (according to Christian belief.) The history of this study is called Etymology.
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    1. 1. Assessing the Value of Grammar in the Mother Tongue Robert Bridge August 5th 2008
    2. 2. Project Goals <ul><li>Highlight and simply explain how grammar is heard and written </li></ul><ul><li>United Kingdom has developed sociolinguistics and Language Structure for Educational purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar and how it’s quarterly contribution to learning Language and Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Work done to improve grammar </li></ul>
    3. 3. Description <ul><li>The readings show a clear progression of development </li></ul><ul><li>The work done has been by many inspired by academics of history and geographical location </li></ul>FOR MORE INFO... Academic teachers, bilingual friends and listening and recording voices.
    4. 4. What is grammar when spoke <ul><li>Using the mother tongue, we have learned to think, learned to communicate and acquired an intuitive understanding of grammar. However t e aching Grammar is NOT a means of teaching language. It is only one element of language learning among a number of others (Ofsted: 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Ofsted (2008): Grammar [Internet] http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/ [Viewed 1/8/ 08] </li></ul>
    5. 5. Language in the British Isles <ul><li>The History p9 </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent intro </li></ul><ul><li>Contrary to Grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Grammatical variation </li></ul>FOR MORE INFO... David Britain’s book explains the situation in the British Isles really well. James Morley’s intro is most up to date.
    6. 6. Historical Grammar Guru’s <ul><li>King James VI </li></ul><ul><li>Often ignored </li></ul><ul><li>Contributed to English </li></ul><ul><li>David Crystal rates him </li></ul>
    7. 7. Other contributors to the History <ul><li>Some have contributed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspired academics to… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directly contributed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reshaped Grammar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Studied accents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Noticed cross patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active in the field </li></ul></ul>William Shakespeare Louis Gauchat Wilhem Vietor Fernidand Saussure
    8. 8. Academic Improvements <ul><li>Writer’s, </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer’s </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>English Community </li></ul>It only improves when…. Such as Crystal, Trudgill, Chomsky, Aitcheson & Labov apply there findings upon grammar as indeed Germany.
    9. 9. Academic Improvements <ul><li>Writer’s, </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer’s </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul>It only improves when…. All of these people indirectly or directly have helped understand grammatical language in U.K.
    10. 10. North n South Middle & Lower <ul><li>Field workers in the community </li></ul>FOR MORE INFO... Leslie Milroy in 1980 said linguistics and sociolinguistics helped to analyse calibrations of the vernacular Language and Social Networks Lang. class & community Accent, dialect,school
    11. 11. Additional info <ul><li>Conjunctions are words that link up phrases ie ‘and’ but and so’. (Linda Bryson: 1997) </li></ul><ul><li>Bryson, L (1997): English Conjunctions. [Viewed Online]http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwesl/egw/bryson.htm [Internet 1/8/08] </li></ul><ul><li>Greenbaum, S. and Quirk, R. (1990). A Student's Grammar of the English Language. Essex, England: Longman. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital Community College Foundation (2008): [Viewed online]http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMMAR/grammarlogs.htm [Internet 2/8/2008] </li></ul>
    12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>The history of grammar in the mother tongue is in some ways what shaped grammar we see today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of this new and other words has Latin roots </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grammatical variation has negations nationwide and sociolinguistics only assumes social significance and language variation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbs, imperatives, adverbs, nouns, pronouns, forms and article allomorphy within sentences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The linguistic symptom leaves room for improvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexical, phonetic, phonological, syntactic meaning and propositional meaning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The solutions between the linguists and the sociolinguists has still not been resolved </li></ul>

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