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Where Did You Get That Bitch?: The Basic Grammar Theyve Stopped Teaching You Carey Harrison

Where Did You Get That Bitch?: The Basic Grammar Theyve Stopped Teaching You

Carey Harrison

Published October 15th 2015
ISBN : 9780692277867
Paperback
116 pages
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 About the Book 

Where do commas go? Where you breathe, you say. Where else? Between items in a list. Anywhere else? Is that it? How often do you breathe? And when? It seems that, in the last twenty years, teachers have stopped teaching grammar. Perhaps they thoughtMoreWhere do commas go? Where you breathe, you say. Where else? Between items in a list. Anywhere else? Is that it? How often do you breathe? And when? It seems that, in the last twenty years, teachers have stopped teaching grammar. Perhaps they thought students couldn’t learn it, or didn’t need to. All around the country, people who haven’t been taught grammar are throwing commas into sentences without thinking twice, or else avoiding them. But how do we learn to write well when the basics have not been taught to us at the high school level? While teaching grammar in the classroom, novelists Carey Harrison and John M. Keller developed a new, simpler way for students to understand grammar: “Where did you get that bitch? Or is it: Where did you get that, bitch?”