Grammar and Language Teaching: Some Innovative Applications
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:00 P.M. in Royce 243
This panel will explore some applications of Cognitive Grammar to Second Language teaching. We will present concepts that are central to Cognitive Grammar and provide examples from different languages. We will then apply these concepts to language teaching and suggest ways to incorporate them in a classroom.
"Introduction to Cognitive Grammar: Transitivity as a Cognitive Concept"
by Susan Kresin
"Subjects: Applying the Transitivity scale to explain choices"
by Gyanam Mahajan
“Defocusing Agent-Patient relationship & verb dependency: Representation of the impersonal structure in Italian”
by Hoang Truong
Published: Tuesday, February 10, 2009