Cognitive grammar: marking new paths in foreign language teaching

Reyes Llopis García
2011 Verba Hispanica  
This article analyzes the usefulness of cognitive grammar for teaching foreign languages, also because of a growing interest for this discipline in recent years. First the author exposes an overview of cognitive grammar, a language model framed in the cognitive linguistics. Although the concept exists since the late 1980s, its applications for second language acquisition is very recent. In the second part of the article the author explains basics of the cognitive grammar, as well as its most
more » ... well as its most important concepts.
doi:10.4312/vh.19.1.111-127 fatcat:rdcf65gp5rcavkkghdiz7ydfo4