MAubrey wrote:Perhaps we should start a new thread here in the linguistics/grammar subforum that asks that as a question:
What do you view as purpose or goal of a grammar?
That might be useful for all of us in understanding what expectations each of us bring to the task of grammar.
That could be a good idea.
Actually, I don't see much relationship between acquiring a language and knowing the grammar. It seems strange to me to expect beginners to do both simultaneously.