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Second Language Grammar

Learning and Teaching, 1st Edition

By William E. Rutherford

Routledge

208 pages

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Description

The thrust of the book is not so much upon the formation of grammatical constructs but rather upon the shape of the grammatical system and its relation to semantics, discourse and pragmatics.

Table of Contents

Preface

Foreward

Part one: On language, learning, and consciousness

1. The learning of grammar

2. Consciousness-raising

Part Two: On edge in language

3. Living language

4. Psycholonguistic aspects of grammaticization

5. Consciousness-raising and the language organism

Part Three: The readers of grammar

6. Grammar and discourse

7. Grammar and semantics

8. Discours, semantics, and grammatical consciousness-raising

Part Four: The shape of English grammar

9. English and language typology

10. English and language universals

Part Five: Grammar and the pedagogical programme

11. Grammar and the language curriculum

12. Grammar and the language syllabus

Bibliography; Glossary; Index

About the Author

William Rutherford is a Professor of Linguistics at The University of Southern California.

About the Series

Applied Linguistics and Language Study

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009040
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Psycholinguistics