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  1. sametdilekkaya


    Compare and contrast descriptive grammar and prescriptive grammar?

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    Re: linguistics

    hum..I really must brush up on my linguistics courses at University... . If I rememeber well, 'descriptive grammar' basically refers to how people talk (grammar in use) whereas 'prescriptive grammar' has to do with how people should talk (grammar usage).

    Basically, something like this...
    I look forward to the right answer!

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    Re: linguistics

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