Free Essays on Bad Grammar

  1. Business and Grammar

    Students attend college for the main purpose of receiving a degree and obtaining a job. If poor grammar is inhibiting students from getting a job after college, grammatical principles of writing should be more heavily emphasized within the college curriculum. But, do employers even care about the level...

  2. Descriptive & Prescriptive Grammar

    Grammar describes the native speaker’s competence in his/her language. Grammars can be descriptive or prescriptive. Is the former more useful than the latter? Explain your answer by discussing the merits of the two approaches in your capacity as a speaker or teacher of English. To me as a speaker...

  3. Blogger’s Grammar Blues: What Really Matters

    com Logicgateone: Blogger’s Grammar Blues What Really Matters To be or not to be -- that remains the question today when it comes to the subject of grammar. No, not the school subject which can be traumatic and nose-bleed-inducing but the subject of applying grammar for blog-writing. And it covers...

  4. Things you should know about grammar checkers

    check all your essay and article online and ensure it is free from errors? A grammar checker service will help you get an online grammar check done that will help you have a flawless copy. After all, who loves bad grammar? A grammar checker, in simple terms, is a computer-generated program which helps in...

  5. Prescriptive Grammar

    fact that linguists describe the grammatical system of a language on the basis of what people actually say, not what they should say. To a linguist, grammar consists of those constructions judged acceptable by a native speaker’s intuitions. This is what it means to say that linguistics is descriptive and...

  6. Benefits of Daily Grammar Exercises

    progression of any given person's education, they are bound to run into unavoidable and quite frustrating problems. These problems can range from getting a bad grade on a test to forgetting to do one's math homework. At the time, the student feels completely overwhelmed and frustrated about the issue, but the...

  7. Grammar Book

    Grammar Grammar 45 Name ___________________________________________________ Class _________ Date ____________________ Unit 1: Parts of Speech Lesson 1 Nouns: Concrete, Abstract, and Collective A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. A singular noun names one person...

  8. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Bad for the Modern Student

    Courtney Simich English B4 12/19/12 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Bad for the Modern Student For decades children and adults alike have been taught to refrain from using disrespectful racial slurs and treat one another as equals. One way this message is spread to the youth is through...

  9. Written Grammar Presentation Based on “Fever Pitch”

    number:25630 Gr.3 Written grammar presentation based on “Fever Pitch” by Nick Hornby The use of all (of), whole, every, each ...

  10. COM 215 UOP Tutorials/UOPhelp

    visit www.uophelp.com COM 215 Week 1 DQs COM 215 Week 1 Grammar Exercise 1 COM 215 Week 2 Assignment: Business Solutions COM 215 Week 2 CheckPoint: Communication Strategies COM 215 Week 3 DQs COM 215 Week 3 Grammar Exercise 2 COM 215 Week 4 Assignment: Informative, Positive...

  11. The Great Grammar Debate A study of grammar's place in the classroom

    Introduction Grammar is often defined simply as "how words and their component parts combine to form sentences" (Oxford 2001). Unfortunately, the definition of grammar and the reality of its existence in our language are neither simple nor easily definable. Linguists have for years fought over whether...

  12. Prescriptive Grammar

    PRESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR English grammar had its shape formed in the 18th century. A number of rules and norms on the correct use of English were formulated in the 18th century and copied from book to book all these years. It was assumed that the authors were to be trusted and they were regarded infallible...

  13. Understanding Grammar

    1 According to Cambridge Dictionary Online, the English definition of the word ‘Grammar’ is (the study or use of) the rules about how words change their form and combine with other words to make sentences. Grammar is divided into phonology (systematic organization of sounds in languages), morphology...

  14. How Grammar Is Taught in Task Based Language Learning Method

    How Grammar Is Taught In Task Based Language Learning Method The purpose of this essay is to investigate how grammar is taught in task based language learning method at upper secondary high school and what guidance experienced teachers have to offer. This is done by studying task based language...

  15. To teach or not to teach grammar in isolation

    TO TEACH OR NOT TO TEACH GRAMMAR IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL CLASSROOM: THAT IS THE QUESTIONS. The teaching of English as a second language is always a hard nut to crack. Besides, learning a second language is different from that of the first language. We learn the first language non-consciously from the...

  16. The Grammar of English Grammars

    The Grammar of English Grammars THE GRAMMAR OF ENGLISH GRAMMARS, WITH AN INTRODUCTION HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL; THE WHOLE METHODICALLY ARRANGED AND AMPLY ILLUSTRATED; WITH FORMS OF CORRECTING AND OF PARSING, IMPROPRIETIES FOR CORRECTION...

  17. The Road 8

    exceptional grammar that gives the prose a poetic look. For example the first sentence of his book “The Road” is, “When he woke in the woods in the dark and the cold of the night he'd reach out to touch the child sleeping beside him. (pg. 3)” Well, this is certainly not incorrect in grammar, but it is...

  18. Yung Goonz

    get people to take you more seriously. The first is how to sound intelligent. There are three simple rules to help you here: 1. Grammar 2. Grammar 3. Grammar 4. Don't make stupid mistakes like this Given the overlap between rules 1-3, I'll cover them all at once. When many people are writing...

  19. Importance of Grammar

    The Importance of Grammar When recently considering a skill that many do not have but could benefit from mastering, my first thought was the “art of communication.” This subject seemed broad, so I began to consider what allows people to communicate effectively, both written and verbal. When considering...

  20. Grammar Teaching Problems

    GRAMMAR TEACHING PROBLEMS Grammar is the study of rules governing the use of language, and it includes the study of phonology, phonetics, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics. Understanding the rules and function of grammar is an integral part of good writing, but many students find the study...

  21. How to Learn English?

    mistakes You can damage your English by writing and speaking. Your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation can get worse because of practice. When you speak or write and you make mistakes, you teach yourself bad habits. These bad habits may be difficult to eliminate. The solution is simple: Avoid mistakes...

  22. Ebonics and Standard English

    different dialects I was hearing. My first reaction to this was when I was at a new middle school and I was in a gym class and could not believe the bad grammar I was hearing, and thought how in the world these students even passed any class. Obviously I was stereotyping them, which was wrong, but I was...

  23. Perfection Is Bad in Writing

    It was hard enough to try and memorize the rules of spelling without so many words being an exception to those rules. My fear of spelling was so bad in fact that often times I would chose not to write while around people, in fear I would misspell an easy word and would get laughed at. Through this...

  24. Why Grammar Is Important

    important grammar is. There are so many abbreviations and so much slang nowadays, it is impossible to know what people mean. I can’t even count how many times I have had to call someone to ask them what they were talking about in a text message because they didn’t use correct punctuation and grammar. I never...

  25. Using Games in Teaching Grammar

    I……………………………………………………………………………7 Theoretical aspects of teaching grammar games.......................................................7 1.1. The advantages of using games…………………………………………7 1.2. The adequacy in using games…………………………………………...9 1.3. Learning grammar through games…………………………………….12 Chapter...

  26. Tesol

    linguistic exposure if they are living in a country where the learnt language is not a formal language nor widely spoken. This can result in them having a bad attitude and lacking motivation to learn. Prejudices can also exist about a language that may deter students from wanting to learn. Teachers should try...

  27. COM 215 UOP Course/ShopTutorial

    shoptutorial.com Description COM 215 Week 1 DQs COM 215 Week 1 Grammar Exercise 1 COM 215 Week 2 Assignment: Business Solutions COM 215 Week 2 CheckPoint: Communication Strategies COM 215 Week 3 DQs COM 215 Week 3 Grammar Exercise 2 COM 215 Week 4 Assignment: Informative, Positive, Negative...

  28. I feel bad or I feel badly

    Introduction For some people English grammar is a dark forest where they can get lost. For the others it is a meadow without obstacles. This relates to foreigners as well as to native English speakers. Even phrases used in writing and everyday conversations are exposed to mistakes. The question is...

  29. Grammar

    Running Head: Teaching Grammar in Context Teaching Grammar in Context: Stepping away from Grammar in Isolation Laura Winkler Peabody College at Vanderbilt University Capstone Fall 2009 ABSTRACT It is often difficult to convince teachers and students that grammar instruction is a necessary...

  30. Teaching English Grammar to Beginners : a Way to Speak Accurately

    English Grammar to Beginners : A Way to Speak Accurately Some people say that learning foreign language should be an activity in which the learners try to use that language as often as possible, not only try to know about that language which means the learners only try to understand the grammar. They...