Re: Grammar in HS (Was: Re: Argument Structures)
|From:||Rik Roots <rikroots@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, August 26, 2000, 23:15|
> Well, over "here" (UK) I didn't learn any of that. I remember that my
> French teacher was always annoyed because no one knew ANYTHING about
> grammar, we had some people who couldn't reliably distinguish a verb
> from a noun. (I don't mean identify them in sentences like "time flies
> ....", they couldn't remember the difference.)
> Although I'm not keen on rote memorisation, I feel a little more
> grammar would have been a good thing.
>Same here. I remember the problems the French teacher had to convince
me that there really was a verb called "to be".
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