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328 Study Questions: Kolln Chapter One:
"The Study of Grammar"
Vocabulary (see pages 369-84 of Kolln):
dialect, language change, linguistic etiquette, nonstandard
dialect, prescriptive, regionalism, structuralism/structural
grammar, transformational grammar, ungrammatical, usage
Questions: Explain the distinctions Kolln
makes between Grammar 1, Grammar 2, and Grammar 3. Which
definition is closest to traditional or prescriptivist grammar?
Who is Noam Chomsky?
What is the NCTE and what position has it taken about variant
dialects in the classroom?