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Diagramming for ESL Learners
« on: February 27, 2014, 07:19:36 PM »

Though these links deal with English as an L1, I found these two articles very interesting for the context of ESL reading and writing.

Although the article (the first link) suggests the irrelevance of teaching L1 English grammar through diagramming, I think diagramming could prove a useful visual tool for L2 English learners.  The second link shows many well-organized diagrams, which visually represent the connections and relationships between words, phrases, and clauses.  Although diagramming may not be particularly useful for beginners, I think that using diagrams for advanced learners of English may help to visually represent various structures and organizations in English.
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