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busra332

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I want an article about prescriptive and descritive grammar. Why is the prescriptive grammar or descritive grammar usefull ?
 

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I want an article about prescriptive and descritive grammar. Why is the prescriptive grammar or descritive grammar usefull ?

Here are a number of them, Busra. That should be more than enough to keep you busy for a while. If you have any questions feel free to raise them.

The Decline of Grammar
Do You Speak American . What Speech Do We Like Best? . Correct American . Decline | PBS

Gatekeeping: Barring the Gates of Language
Do You Speak American . What Speech Do We Like Best? . Correct American . Gatekeeping | PBS

Glide, Glode, Glidden: The Verb Machine
Do You Speak American . What Speech Do We Like Best? . Verb Machine | PBS

State of American: What is 'Correct' Language?
Do You Speak American . What Speech Do We Like Best? . Correct American . Prescriptivism | PBS

Talking with Mi Gente: The Distinctive Dialect of
Chicano English
Do You Speak American . Sea to Shining Sea . American Varieties . Chicano | PBS

Grammar Puss
http://pinker.wjh.harvard.edu/articles/media/1994_01_24_thenewrepublic.html
 
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