Latisha described, with obvious pride, how a tutor said, "You're doing my job for me." As they became less anxious, our interviewees also became more open to discussing other (nongrammatical
) aspects of writing with their tutors.
These too are engaged through human language, the former, ineradicably till the end of time, for "anger, despair, are inbred / monsters" (XLIII) and the latter, perhaps, conceivable for brief moments--in "the nongrammatical
speech of angels" (LVIII).
In doing so, they aimed at testing Truscott's (1996; 2001; 2007) claim that, if CF has any value, this could only be true for nongrammatical
errors, and not for errors in grammar.
This misses the point that the statement here is part of the argumentation for the nongrammatical
nature of information focus (in opposition to both non-exhaustive identification and exhaustive identification focus).
--The dislocation of the infinitive leads to a nongrammatical
Colorful, often nongrammatical
, and not lacking in expletives, the language the convict speaks (and, to a lesser degree, the language Faulkner uses to characterize him) strongly marks him as a character.
The strongest argument for Chomsky's notion of Universal Grammar is the "poverty of stimulus": that children are able to distinguish grammatical from nongrammatical
sentences on the basis of a limited and conflicting exposure and that this ability must thus be an aspect of cognitive development triggered by exposure to language (Chomsky 43).
These findings support the view of some linguists that children can create so-called creole languages from simpler, nongrammatical
tongues used between speakers of different languages.
When adults of different languages are forced together, a nongrammatical
communication system emerges - a protolanguage or pidgin.
Whereas the 1995 edition of the Petit Robert does not recognize it, the French grammatical term genre is beginning to acquire the nongrammatical
meaning of the English gender as in "gender studies." I have found genre used in this way, for example, in the French popular press, in government reports, such as the one submitted to the United Nations in preparation for the Fourth International Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995, and in Le Magazine du Centre [Georges Pompidou] 89 (1995): 13, 24.
These techniques may not be useful in dealing with the nongrammatical
nature of normal speech.
The least helpful are silently to refill the milk glass, or to say, "here milky in cuppy," or some other form of nongrammatical