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Grammar in HS (Was: Re: Argument Structures)

From:nicole perrin <nicole.eap@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 23, 2000, 19:50
Yoon Ha Lee wrote:
> This is probably a very bad way to express something that's easily > explained elsewise, but it just occurred to me. I wouldn't mind hearing > other options myself; transitivity was something I never understood in HS > (...mainly because grammar wasn't taught, period) and it's something I > have trouble dealing with. > > YHL
Maybe this is a silly question, but is grammar of one's native langauge taught in countries other than the US? Because here almost everyone grows up without knowing even what subject and object are. I always think it's a stupid practice (or non-practice) but I wonder what it's like in other places? Nicole