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Shall we teach grammar?

Some communicate approach theorists claim that we should teach language communicatively. And one of the principles of the communicative approach is the limited teaching of grammar. For me as a teacher of English I don't agree. Why? Because grammar is essential in acquiring language and constructing correct sentences. What do you think?

Shall we teach grammar?

Some communicate approach theorists claim that we should teach language communicatively. And one of the principles of the communicative approach is the limited teaching of grammar. For me as a teacher of English I don't agree. Why? Because grammar is essential in acquiring language and constructing correct sentences. What do you think?