Here’s proof that opportunities for language learning and teaching are all around us, if only we care to look.
Instead of the usual sticker on a banana peel with the grower’s or distributor’s name and country of origin, this one exhorts: Buy Me & Win Space Chimps Movie Tickets.
As a grammar teacher, I could use this unexpected resource to teach at least three grammar points:
a. Imperatives: Buy me, Win ....
b. Sentence types: two main clauses coordinated by and give us a compound sentence.
c. Noun phrases: Space Chimps Movie Tickets is a sequence of four nouns forming a noun phrase, of which Tickets is the head noun and the rest, premodifying nouns.