Predicati nominali e verbo ‘essere’. Un’attività didattica

Silvia Vinante

Abstract

In this paper I discuss the results of a linguistic experimentation carried out in an Italian Comprehensive school on the teaching of copular sentences, which are usually problematic issues for students. Using recent linguistic literature on this topic, I offered pupils a new simpler view on copular structures and gave them some practical tools they could use in exercises. Moreover, I tried to push them to use their innate linguistic competence, thus improving their grammar skills and their ability to reflect upon human language.

DOI: 10.4424/lam22013-6

Keywords

Copular structures; Language teaching; To be verb; Copulative verbs.

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