TITLE

Descriptive Linguistics and the Teaching of English

AUTHOR(S)
Hall Jr., Robert A.
PUB. DATE
February 1953
SOURCE
Education;Feb1953, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p360
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article delves into the role of descriptive linguistics in the teaching of English language in the U.S. The views that the linguistic changes of language across time also affects on how it is taught to children. Furthermore, the author suggested that a language is effectively observed, analyzed, and described in descriptive linguistics wherein sounds and phonemes are evaluated in their structural relationship to each other. Moreover, features the techniques used in descriptive linguistics. The author sees problems in punctuation as the main problem in the late elementary and early high school level in learning grammar. On the other hand, there is no ideal style in learning language for different procedures, different choices of forms, constructions, and vocabulary can have their own effectiveness, on the proper occasions.
ACCESSION #
19111947

 

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