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Query:   Grammar and writing
Author:  Dick Hudson
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Language Acquisition

Summary:   DEAR COLLEAGUE,
I RECENTLY POSTED A QUERY ABOUT RESEARCH EVIDENCE AS TO WHETHER OR NOT
FORMAL GRAMMAR TEACHING CAN IMPROVE WRITING SKILLS. A NUMBER OF PEOPLE
PROVIDED HELPFUL LEADS, AND I'VE NOW BUILT A BIBLIOGRAPHY WHICH I'VE
INCLUDED IN A SHORT REVIEW OF THE EVIDENCE. THIS IS AVAILABLE FOR
DOWNLOADING FROM HTTP://WWW.PHON.UCL.AC.UK/HOME/DICK/PAPERS.HTM , BUT I'LL
BE GLAD TO SEND AN ELECTRONIC COPYY (AS AN ATTACHMENT), OR EVEN PAPER.
THE BIBLIOGRAPHY NOW INCLUDES SOME RESEARCH FROM OUTSIDE THE
ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD, BUT NOT MUCH, SO I'D WELCOME FURTHER SUGGESTIONS.

DICK HUDSON

RICHARD (= DICK) HUDSON

PHONETICS AND LINGUISTICS, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON,
GOWER STREET, LONDON WC1E 6BT.
+44(0)20 7679 3152; FAX +44(0)20 7383 4108;
HTTP://WWW.PHON.UCL.AC.UK/HOME/DICK/HOME.HTM

LL Issue: 11.1117
Date Posted: 17-May-2000
Original Query: Read original query