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Grammar is a waste of time.

Postby TalkingPoint » Tue Aug 05, 2003 4:13 pm

We don't need to learn English grammar to speak English. Grammar is a waste of time.
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sinosly

grammer's natutal in your mouth under the tongue

Postby sinosly » Mon Sep 01, 2003 11:17 am

you may consider grammer unnecessary,yet it's everywhere in yiourmind among your words.

innocent055

unnecessary

Postby innocent055 » Sat Sep 20, 2003 2:30 pm

grammar,a detailed grammar is unnecessry for learners.it is making you more confused while writig and speaking.for example ı've been studying grammar for several years..however,I cannot speak and write very well although my grammar notes are high.I'm an english learner in an üniversity...

member

Grammar is necessary

Postby member » Mon Sep 22, 2003 2:49 pm

Grammar is necessary to express him/herself correctly. In fact, to communicate in any language we need to form expressions by combining words according to its grammar rules. A word is in its turn just a combination of letters that has a sense according to the dictionary. Therefore, like we cannot obtain a word that has a sense by combining any set of letters, we cannot as well obtain a significant expression by combining words in any manner we want.

It is true that people can usually understand what we mean eventhough we don't respect grammar; but this is not a proof of our ability to express correctly, it is a proof of the intelligence of others, who are able to deduce what we mean from our erroneous expressions (like those of this message, which, I'm sure, won't prevent you of understanding what I would like to express!).


Abdelaziz Bouroumi
:) Rabat, Morocco

roberto correia

Grammar

Postby roberto correia » Tue Sep 23, 2003 7:28 pm

I ever believed that grammar and lecture are necessary to understand what do you needs to win challenges . otherwise the manner to think about you speak to be missunderstood is easy! how turn able our conversation ? we have to obtain as less as the right way to find source in grammar
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Iris

grammar

Postby Iris » Thu Sep 25, 2003 4:43 pm

Hi,

I agree. Grammar is very important in English. This is basic to have clear understanding in English.

But, I find it is difficult to learn and understanding Grammar . I alway make mistake in grammar . Then, it is always make a receiver will not understand , confuse or misunderstanding what I talk .

On the other hand , it is comfortable and easy to understand when I see a goods essay in which is correct grammer .

Could you advise how to learn grammer and beginning interesting? Thanks.

:wink: Iris

member111

grammar is a waste of time

Postby member111 » Thu Sep 25, 2003 11:46 pm

grammar is quite essential in my idea. if you have to learn the language that isn't your native language, don't avoid it.
it doesn't matter if you just want to speak, but if you have to write it is a big deal.
learn and try to use it, you will find it is a piece of cake, believe me. :wink:

Iris

interest in grammar

Postby Iris » Fri Sep 26, 2003 3:29 pm

This is great encouragement. Thank you for your advice. I found English more interest . No more dull . (especial in Grammar )

Although my English is not enough, I will keep learning and try to use . I do belive you. I will find it is a piece of cake and interest in English. I will find more treasure. Thanks. ..... :lol:

costadina

Is Grammar important

Postby costadina » Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:51 pm

[I believe that grammar is important. It is needed in order for a language to make sense, and for others to understand what we're talking about. But it isn't everything! There are students who know the grammar rules "by heart" but can't speak or write English. I beleive that you need both grammar and vocabulary in order to communicate. I also feel that grammar is inseperable from vocabulary. :ideab][/b]

Guest

Postby Guest » Tue Oct 28, 2003 9:44 am

:lol: I don't think so. Grammar is a great thing. Grammar mistakes lead to misunderstanding. but I don't watn to talk about grammar I want to talk about everything you like. my E-mail kozlov1979@mail.ru but most interesting is car tuning. Glad to hear from anybody.

Lynne

You need grammar

Postby Lynne » Tue Oct 28, 2003 1:03 pm

I am sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings but you cannot speak, write or fully understand English without a good grasp of grammar.

I always tell my students that if you think of vocabulary as the bricks of a language, grammar is the mortar that holds it all together and helps you build structures that won't fall down around your ears.

Some grammatical mistakes are not a problem but others can be disastrous.

Consider the difference between:-

"I forgot feeding the dog."

and

"I forgot to feed the dog."


One of these sentences is disastrous for the dog. But which one?

Learn English

micle222

english grammar

Postby micle222 » Fri Oct 31, 2003 3:25 pm

i donot think it is very useful of the english grammar,i have learned english about six years,during this years i spent all the time on it,and also got high score,but i cannot communicate with others,because when we chat with others we should not very slowly think about the grammar,and i think the best way is just readingand reading[/b]

Guest

Re: Grammar is necessary

Postby Guest » Tue Nov 18, 2003 2:56 pm

You have right.I would like to speak together more .Can you give me your e-mail?
I would like to know more about your country and your religion.
Magda
Romania

Guest

Postby Guest » Thu Nov 27, 2003 3:25 pm

No wonder... Birds of a feather flock together.
Grammar IS necessary - take it or leave it.
Otherwise, I mean what I say would equal I say what I mean.
Seems you mean to say you don't mean to say much. In this case just a smile will tell everything. No need to beat about the bush... er... Wouldn't it be a stupid smile?.. :?

Olga

Grammer is a waste of time

Postby Olga » Mon Dec 01, 2003 10:02 am

OK. Every language consists of three elements: grammer, lexic and sounds. And you should not neglect any of these element, otherwise you will be understood incorrectly. Of course, you can help yourself with mimicry and gestures, but there are different situation, for example, when you ringing somebody up. That`s why I strongy recommend you to study English grammer properly. And you will be always equal to the occasion.

maha

hi

Postby maha » Wed Dec 03, 2003 7:26 am

well hi every one .
Ithink that grammar is important to learn the language , but only if we concedered the age of our pupils .
but as a teacher I think that the less we give ciriculam the more they can understand the language . Beside we can give more activiteis and explinations for them .
oh, one more thing i discovered that my pupils like to learn through plying .

maha

hi againe

Postby maha » Wed Dec 03, 2003 7:29 am

hi againe everyone
I guset wont to say that Im looking for friends
If you wont you can visie my in my e-mail :
mazoon@bareed.com

Guest

Postby Guest » Sun Dec 07, 2003 12:04 pm

Likewise it is cheerfully. Thinking logically to feel confidenly about reading English

Babelia

Postby Babelia » Sun Dec 07, 2003 12:29 pm

Hello everyone,

I have read most of your opinions and I find them fairly interesting as they show the different ways to approach the learning of a foreing language.

I think that there is no one single or correct answer to that question. All depends we need the language for: children just need some words to supply their immediate necessities, no matter about countability. On the other hand, unlucky you if you don't know the difference between verb tenses in your FCE!

Kind regards,
Babelia.

luckiestman

We should discuss more specially about English grammar !

Postby luckiestman » Mon Dec 08, 2003 4:28 am

Hi,I'm a new member of our Forum.I'm having many problems with English,because I very like this topic.I think that Grammar is a bored subject but so necessary in English,because without it,we cannot communicate properly with others,we can't speek,we can't read and we can't understand others .I feel that it is very difficult to learn English grammar,although I tried to study it.I'm looking some friend who has the same objective and problems in English.I hope will receive your replies,you can send mail for me at:
hungcuong822002@yahoo.com

Guest

Help me ! Help me ! Please help me ! I have got many problem

Postby Guest » Wed Dec 10, 2003 4:05 am

Hello ! I have got many problems with Grammar,so I cannot have any inspied so as to study it,therefore I feel so bored with English Grammar.Although I'm trying to learn Grammar,but mastering it is a too big program for me,because I hope that,you will help me.Please give me some advice about learning English Grammar method.I'm really grateful about your help


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