Questioning Grammar Teaching Norms: The Case of the English Tenses

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Daniela Doboș


After briefly considering the debates centred on the teaching of L2 grammar, the paper considers the difficulties related to the teaching and learning of the English tenses while pleading for an alternative teaching approach based on the logic inherent in the grammatical system and categories.

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Doboș, D. “Questioning Grammar Teaching Norms: The Case of the English Tenses”. Linguaculture, vol. 3, no. 2, Dec. 2012, pp. 71-84, doi:10.47743/lincu-2012-3-2-277.
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Daniela Doboș, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania

Daniela Doboş is Associate Professor at the Department of English of the Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi, Romania. Her research interests are English grammar and linguistics, translation and cultural studies: recently, she has authored “In the Global ‘Hood’: Slang and Hip-Hop in Present-Day Romania” in Hip-Hop in Europe (2012, ed. Sina Nitzsche), LIT Verlag Berlin/Münster. She has
published extensively in various collections of essays, and is the author of two books on English linguistics.