Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

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Language Use in the Classroom allows those involved in college-level education, across disciplines, to make better use of research from the field of linguistics. It is clear that a proper understanding of how to use academic English is crucial for success in college, and this book will aid all educators in helping their students learn and achieve.Yet, it is also clear from various articles and books recently published that thoughtful grammar instruction can lead to better, ... (Paraskevas, 2006: 65) This is especially true with a focus on grammatical structures that students tend to encounter ... amounts to being handed an ownera#39;s manual for our brains: a#39; Learning grammar helps you understand how your brain ... grammar because learning grammar makes you think, and thinking makes you smartera#39; (Benjamin aamp; Oliva, 2007: vii).

Title:Understanding Language Use in the Classroom
Author:Susan J. Behrens
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2014-05-01


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