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Functional Grammar in the ESL Classroom: Noticing Exploring and Practicing

Rodney H. Jones Graham Lock



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14 December 2010
ELT: teaching theory & methods; Languages & ESL; English as a Second Language; English as a Second Language
A set of easy to use techniques helps students discover for themselves how grammar works in real world contexts and how grammatical choices are not just about form but about meaning. Sample teaching ideas, covering a wide range of grammatical topics including verb tense, voice, reference and the organization of texts, accompanies each procedure.
By:   Rodney H. Jones, Graham Lock
Imprint:   Palgrave
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 8mm
Weight:   256g
ISBN:   9780230272392
ISBN 10:   0230272398
Pages:   146
Publication Date:   14 December 2010
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction: Basic Principles Comparing Sequencing Gap Filling Reconstructing Combining Activities Transforming Elaborating Appendix 1 - List of General Procedures Appendix 2 - Glossary References Index

RODNEY H. JONES Associate Professor of English at City University of Hong Kong, prior to which he taught English for many years in China and Taiwan. His main research interest is discourse analysis, and he is co-editor of Discourse in Action: Introducing Mediated Discourse Analysis and Advances in Discourse Studies.GRAHAM LOCK has taught English language and courses in English language teacher education in Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. He was an Associate Professor at the City University of Hong Kong until 2007, and he is the author of Functional English Grammar: An Introduction for Second Language Teachers (1996). He currently lives on an island, writes and teaches part time.

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