Textbook Reading Week 1
Textbook Reading Week 1 ENGL 359
Popular in English Grammar
Popular in Foreign Language
ENGL 101, composition
verified elite notetaker
This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Beth Levine on Monday February 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ENGL 359 at Kansas taught by Amy Devitt in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 79 views. For similar materials see English Grammar in Foreign Language at Kansas.
Reviews for Textbook Reading Week 1
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 02/09/15
UEG p114 Grammar competence is innate Grammar system in place on first day of kindergarten Chapter 1 The Study of Grammar An Overview English A World Language English is a world language There is no one quotcorrectquot version of the English Language American English has a wide variety of dialects Different regions have different language structures Three Definitions of Grammar The system of rules in our heads The formal description of the rules The social implications of usage sometimes called linguistic etiquettequot Traditional School Grammar Based on Latin Purpose of establishing norms Direct descendent of early Latinbased books Purpose is to teach literacy Modern Linguistics Emphasis on objectivity in describing the language Describing language on its own terms Structuralists paid attention to how words change in sound and spelling and how they are used in sentences Form classes nouns verbs adjectives adverbs Structure classes prepositions conjunctions Emphasis on systematic nature of English Transformational generative grammar led to diminishing in uence of structuralism Our innate subconscious ability to generate language An internal system of rules that constitutes our human language capacity Unlock the secrets of language Build a model of our internal rules Deep and surface structures The Issue of Correctness Dialects of all native speakers are equally grammatical Language Variety The words we say are determined by the occasion Language Change Change is inevitable Language in the Classroom Teachers should respect the dialects of their students Obligation to teach Standard English Study differences in an objective nonjudgmental way Integrate language awareness into classroom instruction
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'