Presentation on theme: "X-Word Grammar: Pedagogical Power for the Classroom THE INTERNATIONAL LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION 59 TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, PARIS, FRANCE, UNIVERSITÉ DE PARIS."— Presentation transcript:
X-Word Grammar: Pedagogical Power for the Classroom THE INTERNATIONAL LINGUISTIC ASSOCIATION 59 TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, PARIS, FRANCE, UNIVERSITÉ DE PARIS II, PANTHÉON-ASSAS, MAY 22-24, 2014
X-Word Grammar AN INTRODUCTION WWW.XWORDGRAMMAR.PBWORKS.COM
What’s so good about it? It relates form to meaning ; ; It reduces the need for terminology ; It allows students to create new structures and combinations in real writing. X-Word grammar shows syntax to be the main grammatical device of English; It gives more advanced writers simple editing skills ; It makes the structure of English highly visual ; It allows students to “discover ” English in authentic texts of any level; It shows that the verb system is 100% consistent in form;
Used successfully with Immigrants (ESL students) Students of English as a Foreign Language Deaf students Native Speakers of English Business writers Linguistics students
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