Kathryn Putney artile review

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Kathryn Putney Article Review Teaching Grammar: Why Bother? By: Stephen Krashen The article “Teaching Grammer: Why Bother?” shows the relation between the different styles and transformations of grammar. The article states “English grammar, whether traditional or transformational, has virtually no influence on the language growth of typical secondary students.” This means that even though we teach students and test them on grammar skills, as they mature in their social lives, their style of grammar changes regardless of what they have been taught in school. The statement: “It is well-established that one can become an excellent writer with very little formal instruction in grammar, and those who do often give reading the credit for their writing ability” means that grammar studies aren’t directly related with reading and writing skills. Just because a student has poor grammar skills does not mean that they won’t be as successful in other language arts areas. With the new technology we have available today it
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course EDF 2130 taught by Professor Snyder during the Fall '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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