There is no such thing as a phrasal verb

Rod Mitchell Freelance Researcher, Milan, italy. Abstract A Cognitive Linguistics approach shows that neither verbs nor prepositions lose or change meaning in phrasal or prepositional verbs. Indeed, both semantic and syntactic evidence show that there is no such thing as multi-word verbs, which has significance in teaching and learning English. The verb and the preposition […]

Teaching writing skills through genre: applying the genre-based approach in Iran

ABSTRACT Developing effective argumentative and persuasive texts is a challenge for both native and non-native students of writing skills, where a lack of linguistic, rhetorical, and cultural awareness skills are major problems in effective written communication. International research results show that a Genre-Based Approach based in particular on Systemic Functional and Cognitive Linguistics allows students […]