Coactivity: Philology, Educology / Santalka: Filologija, Edukologija, Vol 14, No 2 (2006)

Active and Passive Minimum of Grammar in Teaching a Foreign Language

Aleksandras Velička


In this article the problem of active and passive minimum of grammar is analysed alongside with the questions relevant to this problem: the aspects of selection of grammar material, its presentation, teaching, consolidation and realization in communicational process. The author, while analysing students mistakes, states that the main criteria for selecting passive minimum of grammar must be the frequency of the subject and the possibilities of its usage in a definite text. The main factor for choosing active grammar minimum is communicative value of grammar. In the article it has been stated that different grammar exercises are needed for receptive and reproductive learning. The possibilities of grammar material presentation, consolidation and realization in a concrete situation are also touched on in the article.

Article in Lithuanian

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2011-04-14

Keyword(s): minimum of grammar, selection criteria, statistical record, types of linguistic activity, grammar patterns, linguistic statistics

DOI: 10.3846/coactivity.2006.21

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1. Aktualesni vokiečių kalbos mokslinių techninių tekstų ypatumai
Liudmila Mauzienė
Santalka  vol: 16  issue: 2  first page: 67  year: 2008  
doi: 10.3846/1822-430X.2008.16.2.67-73

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