Rules, Patterns and Words

Rules, Patterns and Words : Grammar and Lexis in English Language Teaching

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Teachers need a clear description of what constitutes grammar and how it can best be taught in the English language classroom. This book illustrates a new way of describing the grammar of spoken and written English and demonstrates how lexical phrases, frames and patterns provide a link between grammar and vocabulary. These processes and techniques are contextualised within a task-based approach to teaching and learning. Numerous interactive tasks are provided to guide readers. Over 40 examples of teaching exercises are included to illustrate techniques which can be applied in the classroom immediately.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 154 x 229 x 18mm | 415g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 0521536197
  • 9780521536196
  • 307,528

Table of contents

1 Some Preliminary Questions; 2 Grammar and lexis and learning; 3 Developing a Teaching Strategy; 4 The Grammar of Structure; 5 The Grammar of Orientation: The Verb Phrase; 6 Orientation: Organising Information;7 Lexical Phrases and Patterns; 8 Class: The Interlevel; 9 The Grammar of Spoken English; 10 A Final Summary
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