Grammar for Sentence Combining: Underpinning Knowledge for Adult Literacy Practitioners
by Maxine Burton Niace Publications
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- Pbk 64 pages
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Improve your learners' writing skills! This clearly written, accessible guide to aspects of English grammar will equip practitioners with underpinning knowledge that empowers them to confidently deliver effective teaching of writing skills. As well as demystifying syntax by explaining the basics of sentence structure and conjunctions, this book also outlines the principles of sentence combining – the one aspect of grammar teaching that has been demonstrated through research to improve the quality of learners’ writing. Uniquely written with the adult literacy practitioner and the requirements of the Core Curriculum in mind, Grammar for Sentence Combining is an essential reference book for adult literacy practitioners, teacher training courses and continuing professional development.
Acknowledgements; Introduction; How to use this book; Chapter 1: Why sentence combining for adults?; Chapter 2: What is grammar?; Chapter 3: What is a sentence?; Chapter 4: What is a conjunction?; Chapter 5: How does sentence combining work in practice? Some guidelines for the classroom; Chapter 6: Sentence combining and the Adult Literacy Core Curriculum; Chapter 7: What about different varieties of English? Issues of dialect and register; References; Glossary