LINGUIST List 16.335

Wed Feb 02 2005

Qs: Hebrew Diminutive Quantifiers; Eng Grammar Texts

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        1.    Ruti Kahalon, Diminutive Quantifiers in Hebrew
        2.    Larry LaFond, Grammar Texts for English Ed Teachers



Message 1: Diminutive Quantifiers in Hebrew

Date: 01-Feb-2005
From: Ruti Kahalon <ruti_kahalonyahoo.com>
Subject: Diminutive Quantifiers in Hebrew


Hi all,
 
 My name is Ruti kahalon and I am working on my MA thesis in Pragmatics. I
 am working on diminutive quantifiers in hebrew (like the English 'few',
 'little', 'a bit' etc.).
 
 I would appericate you helping me with obtaining some material regarding
 the topic
 
 Thank you
 
 Ruti 
 
 Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

Message 2: Grammar Texts for English Ed Teachers

Date: 02-Feb-2005
From: Larry LaFond <llafondsiue.edu>
Subject: Grammar Texts for English Ed Teachers


Some of my colleagues and I regularly teach an English grammar 
course for students studying to become English education teachers. 
Some of the texts we have used in the past include:

(1) Riley, Kathryn and Frank Parker.  1998.  English grammar: 
Prescriptive, Descriptive, Generative, Performative.   Allyn and Bacon.

(2) Clark, Mary. 2003. The Structure of English for Readers, Writers, 
and Teachers. Glen Allen. College Publishing.

(3) Kolln, Martha and Robert Funk. 1998. Understanding English 
Grammar, 5th edition. Allyn and Bacon.

We are now in the process of adopting a new text for this course and 
would like to benefit from the comments of colleagues who may be 
teaching similar kinds of courses in other institutions.  We are 
particularly interested in
hearing from those who have experience with a text that they find very 
useful.

I will gladly post a summary of responses to this inquiry to the list.

Many thanks,

Larry LaFond

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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