Grammar at School: Research on Metalinguistic Activity in Language Education

Portada-grammar_at_School_Página_1The book Grammar at School: Research on Metalinguistic Activity in Language Education (Peter Lang 2014), edited by Teresa Ribas, Xavier Fontich and Oriol Guasch, has been published. It presents some research carried out by GREAL members about the role of metalinguistic knowledge in learning how to write.

Contents: Anna Camps: Metalinguistic activity in language learning – Marta Milian: Working on grammar at school – Ricardo Coronas: Evaluative analysis of the instructional approach to studying syntactic coordination in ten secondary school textbooks – Mireia Torralba: Verb tenses in primary school textbooks – Rosa Gil/Montserrat Bigas: The use of metalinguistic terms in writing activities in early primary school classrooms – Carme Durán Rivas: The notion of verb mood in students in compulsory secondary education – Mariona Casas: «When does that happen?» Recognition of the retrospective usage of the present tense among primary school students – Carmen Rodríguez Gonzalo: Reflexive knowledge of the past tenses in Spanish – Xavier Fontich: Grammar and language reflection at school: Checking out the whats and the hows of grammar instruction.

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