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Query:   Grammar and writing
Author:  Dick Hudson
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Language Acquisition

Summary:   Dear Colleague,
I recently posted a query about research evidence as to whether or not
formal grammar teaching can improve writing skills. A number of people
provided helpful leads, and I've now built a bibliography which I've
included in a short review of the evidence. This is available for
downloading from http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/dick/papers.htm , but I'll
be glad to send an electronic copy (as an attachment), or even paper.
The bibliography now includes some research from outside the
English-speaking world, but not much, so I'd welcome further suggestions.

Dick Hudson

Richard (= Dick) Hudson

Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London,
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT.
+44(0)20 7679 3152; fax +44(0)20 7383 4108;
http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/dick/home.htm

LL Issue: 11.1117
Date Posted: 17-May-2000
Original Query: Read original query


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