What are Grammar McNuggets? Scott Thornbury explains

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Twenty years ago, at a conference in Dublin, I coined the term ‘grammar McNuggets.’ In doing so, I wanted to capture the way that coursebooks deliver grammar in tasty, bite-sized morsels. To my way of thinking, this compartmentalization of language (an essentially shapeless and fluid phenomenon) reflected the way fast-food chains package, market and deliver […]