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Using Texts to Teach Grammar

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DOI: 10.23977/curtm.2021.040604 | Downloads: 6 | Views: 290


Yayu Cai 1


1 Xiamen University Tan Kah Kee College, Zhangzhou, Fujian, 363105, China

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Yayu Cai


Learning English grammar has always been a difficult point for Chinese students. In this paper, the texts in daily life are used as the carrier, and two pieces of news and a song lyrics are selected to teach intermediate learners in China to better understand imperative mood and third conditional. Through the study of these three texts, students can get a better grasp of these two grammar points. Detailed teaching steps are presented in this paper.


Grammar teaching, English teaching, texts, task design


Yayu Cai. Using Texts to Teach Grammar. Curriculum and Teaching Methodology (2021) Vol. 4: 18-29. DOI:


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