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Conflicting Grammatical Terms and Sentence Patterns in The Teaching of English

Sarage, Japen (2014) Conflicting Grammatical Terms and Sentence Patterns in The Teaching of English. In: 3 rd UAD TEFL International Conference , September 17-18, Yogyakarta.

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Grammar plays an important role in the teaching of English. However, some grammatical terms are used differently. This condition leads to confusion among th students and teachers. In a sentence analysis, for example, a grammarian prefers to use the term subject for a sentence element whereas other grammarians tend to use the term noun phrase for the same thing. Surprisingly, the term noun phrase can be used to represent a single word. To most grammarians a phrase is always a group of words. A similar situation exists in the use of the term sentence pattern. Many grammarians use that term while certain grammarians use clause pattern for the same condition. Every grammarian has certain reasons to support his terms. This paper tries to discuss the use of different grammatical terms. Standard terms are encouraged that they prevent from confusion among users.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Noun Phrase, Clause Pattern, Sentence Pattern, Adverbial
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan) > S1-English Education (S1-Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris)
Depositing User: Drs. M.A. Japen Sarage
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2015 11:02
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2015 11:02

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