Grammar for sentence combining : underpinning knowledge for adult literacy practitioners / Maxine Burton.
This book outlines the principles of sentence combining - the technique for expanding sentence structure by creating compound and complex sentences from simple sentences. Sentence combining is the one aspect of grammar teaching that has been demonstrated through research to improve the quality of learners' writing.
- ISBN: 9781862015142
- Physical Description: iv, 56 p. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Leicester : National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (England and Wales), 2012.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- How to use this book -- 1. Why sentence combining for adults? -- 2. What is grammar? -- 3. What is a sentence? -- 4. What is a conjunction -- 5. How does sentence combining work in practice? Some guidelines for the classroom -- 6. Sentence combining and the Adult Literacy Core Curriculum -- 7. What about different varieties of English? Issues of dialect and register -- References -- Glossary.
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