TAILIEUCHUNG - Introdungcing English language part 18

Introdungcing English language part 18: 'In this exciting new textbook, Louise Mullany and Peter Stockwell have provided a fresh and imaginative set of alternatives for teaching and learning a huge amount about the English language. The book allows tor creative and lateral approaches to developing an understanding of important linguistic concepts and, together with the thought-provoking activities, and accessible readings, guarantees there is something to stimulate every learner. | B7 88 DEVELOPMENT ASPECTS OF ENGLISH time and a symmetrical signal at the end that the classroom pragmatics are resumed and they all lived happily ever after . As a child develops the ability to adopt a cognitive stance that is fictional or otherwise projected the finalising signal is dropped and then later the opening signal is dropped story stance comes to be signalled in the shift to other more subtle and sophisticated features of writing. B7 SCHEMAS Imagine you are walking into what you think is a restaurant on the planet Zog. You think it is a restaurant because you have been directed there by a friendly Englishspeaking hotel barman but you do not speak read or have any telepathic ability in Zogan the language of Zog. Obviously it is a problem that you lack the necessary linguistic knowledge so - Zogan technology being quite advanced - you download the grammar and vocabulary from a free online site directly into your brain. The grammar at least is surprisingly like the Yorkshire dialect of twenty-first-century English. Filled with confidence you stride into the restaurant. You see no tables or chairs only tanks of clear pink liquid in which there are either plants or fish - you are not sure which. Can I get something to eat here you ask the Zogan person who burbles up to you. Aye yer singular can says the Zogan and slithers away leaving you standing there. You do not know what to do all you can think is that you are very hungry and you picture a plate of roast beef vegetables and Yorkshire puddings with gravy. In an instant you feel full and not hungry any more so you leave the restaurant. Later over a cup of steaming cold ztroob in the hotel bar the barman explains that in Zogan restaurants your order is taken telepathically and the food is instantly teleported into your stomach. You discover that the exorbitant cost of the food has also been teleported out of your wallet. It was the most expensive restaurant in the whole of Zog. You might have found yourself