An Introduction to English Grammar

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Author: Gerald Nelson,Sidney Greenbaum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317518594

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 350

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An Introduction to English Grammar provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of English grammar. The first part of the book (‘The Grammar’) provides a step-by-step introduction to the key topics in English grammar. The second part (‘The Applications’) shows how a grasp of these topics can be helpful in resolving usage problems, in developing a clear writing style, and in mastering punctuation and spelling. A whole chapter, ‘English in Use’, is devoted to illustrating the grammatical features of a wide range of modern text types, including emails, Facebook pages, and ‘tweets’. It also looks at the special grammatical features of English in everyday conversation. Each chapter is followed by two sets of exercises. The first set can be used in self-study or in the classroom. The second set deals with more advanced topics, and can be used for classroom discussion or essay writing. This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes: clearer descriptions and improved presentation new material on word structure and word formation new exercises, examples and extracts updated further reading Assuming no prior knowledge of English grammar, this book is ideal for beginning students on a one-semester course and provides everything a student needs on the theory and practice of English usage. A comprehensive Glossary of grammatical terms is included and a website provides invaluable additional exercises.

An Introduction to English Grammar

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Author: Gerald Nelson,Sidney Greenbaum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317863968

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 296

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An Introduction to English grammar provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of English grammar, and can be used in the classroom, for self-study, or as a reference book. The book is organised in two parts – on grammar and its applications – and provides everything a beginning student needs to get to grips with the theory and practice of English usage, including sections on style, punctuation and spelling. This third edition has been fully revised and updated to include an expanded section on English in Use, usage notes highlighting common errors, updated exercises, a glossary and a companion website with further graded exercises.

English Grammar

An Introduction

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Author: Peter Collins,Carmella Hollo

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137507403

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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This brand-new edition of English Grammar has been revised and updated throughout, with grammatical explanations simplified, more information on popular topics such as morphology, and more illustrative examples and end-of-chapter exercises to support readers as they get to grips with grammar, language and linguistics.

An Introduction to English Grammar

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Author: Sidney Greenbaum

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

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An invaluable guide to the study of English language in an accessible format. Beginning with an introductory chapter on the nature of grammar and on the varieties of English, Sidney Greenbaum moves on to provide an outline description of English grammar.

An Introduction to English Grammar Syntax

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Author: Nadia Hussein Salim

Publisher: Al Manhal

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 394

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This book is for people who have never thought about syntax, and who don’t know anything about grammar, but who want to learn. Assuming a blank slate on the part of the reader, the book treats English grammar as a product of the speaker’s mind, and builds up student skills by exploring phrases and sentences with more and more complexity, as the chapters proceed.

An Introduction to the Grammar of English

Syntactic Arguments and Socio-historical Background

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Author: Elly van Gelderen

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027225869

Category: English language

Page: 200

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This textbook introduces basic concepts of grammar in a format which should encourage readers to use linguistic arguments. It focuses on syntactic analysis and evidence. It also looks at sociolinguisic and historical reasons behind prescriptive rules.