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The Importance of Markedness in Teaching Grammar

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Abstract

Languages are means of communication, and there are roughly 6,500 languages spoken in the world. Among this diversity, 12 languages are mostly spoken, and English is on the top of the list. English is the most used language for various reasons and purposes. 1.5 billion people worldwide speak English; however, the English language is widely regarded as one of the most difficult to master. There are many reasons why people find it hard to learn English, and the markedness of the English language could be the primary explanation.

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Grammar
Teaching

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Salomat, I. . (2022). The Importance of Markedness in Teaching Grammar. Pindus Journal of Culture, Literature, and ELT, 2(11), 32–40. Retrieved from http://literature.academicjournal.io/index.php/literature/article/view/512
  • Submitted
    16 November 2022
  • Revised
    16 November 2022
  • Published
    16 November 2022