LINGUIST List 16.335
Wed Feb 02 2005
Qs: Hebrew Diminutive Quantifiers; Eng Grammar Texts
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Diminutive Quantifiers in Hebrew
Grammar Texts for English Ed Teachers
Message 1: Diminutive Quantifiers in Hebrew
From: Ruti Kahalon <ruti_kahalonyahoo.com>
Subject: Diminutive Quantifiers in Hebrew
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
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Message 2: Grammar Texts for English Ed Teachers
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
I will gladly post a summary of responses to this inquiry to the list.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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