Theory and Practice in Language Studies, Vol 3, No 1 (2013), 124-129, Jan 2013

Teaching Grammar in Context: Why and How?

Çağrı Tuğrul Mart


Grammar instruction is one of the most difficult issues of language teaching. Context-based grammar holds an important place for effective learning. It will be more motivating for learners if grammar is taught in context as students will have an opportunity to perceive how the new grammar structures work. Grammar rules are made easier if they are given in a context and teaching grammar in context provides accuracy in the target language. This article explains why we should teach grammar in context and presents two sample lessons.


teaching grammar; context; accuracy; communication



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