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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".
> JJ >
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