The long and the short of hundreds of pages about the tenses really can become just four prepositions, ON (Simple), IN (Progressive), TO (Perfect), and AT (Perfect
To varied extents, all grammar books are stories. Their definitions and rules gain efficiency only when people get to know them and work with them. This story does not have rules: it has concepts and ideas. The story does not promise to tell the truth, with an important regard: there is not even one method in the world to work always and for all minds.
However, we can say after Mark Twain, whose writings are of reference in our grammar venture: If the story is good for you, it can be your true friend. Our learner strategies have already worked.
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TX 7-497-087, TX 7-648-439.
I am unable to develop any fondness for the term ‘device’. We mostly associate devices with things to be operated, and such governance over speech could not be the human ideal.
Travelers Part One map the Simple, Progressive, and Perfect
tense Aspects as parameters ON, IN, and TO. The student also is introduced to the
the Affirmative, the Negative, and the Interrogative.
The book is likely to get along with beginners, false beginners,
as well as people simply curious about new approaches to language.
Travelers Part Two integrate the Simple, Progressive, Perfect,
and Perfect Progressive aspects, stative verb use, Modal verbs, and FORM
Form relativity is an idea to conciliate the often
conflicting guidance that students may get on the Subjunctive, Conditional, or Unreal Past.
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TRAVELERS IN GRAMMAR PART ONE
148 pages, illustrated, full color
US Library of Congress TX 7-497-087
$ 19.91* € 14.64*
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TRAVELERS IN GRAMMAR PART TWO
310 pages, illustrated, full color
US Library of Congress TX 7-648-439
$ 37.43* € 27.51*
The use of the American flag theme on the grammar books covers is to enhance recognition and promotion of American English in language study. The grammar approach is not a temporary design, and flags have been in use for grammar courses in many languages.
Have you ever bimoed? Children spontaneously invent ‘words’.
The words are not real, but they help learn real language.
Teachers, authors, and books do not agree on what we call what in grammar.
Some reject the Conditional completely. We can have another thought: Form Relativity …
It is common sense to take a method and try it.
If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, American President
‘No, no, no, no!’ A traditional grammarian might shout out. ‘Not the language of Chaucer and Shakespeare! Four prepositions? Ridiculous! Language is an art, metaphor, and abstract ideation!’