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Understanding English Grammar

R Wardhaugh
Understanding English Grammar

Understanding English Grammar

R Wardhaugh

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Understanding English Grammar presents the essentials of English structure in a way that should be comprehensible to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language. It does so within a framework derived from modern linguistic theory. Students, however. require no previous knowledge of linguistics. Through use of this book, students will gain an understanding of what is involved in the scholarly study of language and, while doing so, acquire an extensive knowledge of English Grammar. Considerable attention has been devoted to matters of presentation in the text, there are numerous exercises at the end of each chapter with suitable example answers provided, and a final indexed glossary is included as a further study aid. Understanding English Grammar is supported by an instructor's manual.

- Publisher A linguistic introduction to the structure of English for students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language. It features information about the essentials of English words, sentences and sounds within a framework derived from modern linguistic theory.

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Understanding English Grammar presents the essentials of English structure in a way that should be comprehensible to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language. It does so within a framework derived from modern linguistic theory. Students, however. require no previous knowledge of linguistics. Through use of this book, students will gain an understanding of what is involved in the scholarly study of language and, while doing so, acquire an extensive knowledge of English Grammar. Considerable attention has been devoted to matters of presentation in the text, there are numerous exercises at the end of each chapter with suitable example answers provided, and a final indexed glossary is included as a further study aid. Understanding English Grammar is supported by an instructor's manual.
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A linguistic introduction to the structure of English for students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language. It features information about the essentials of English words, sentences and sounds within a framework derived from modern linguistic theory.
- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • Preliminaries
  • Word Classes
  • Constituents And Phrases
  • Basic Clauses
  • Coordination And Embedding
  • Clausal Variation
  • Underlying Relationships
  • Rules And Principles
  • Sounds And Systems
  • Phonetic Realization
  • Word Formation
  • Words And Sounds
  • Sounds In Context
  • Further Reading

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 85227
  • Product Code 0631196420
  • EAN 9780631196426
  • Pages 296
  • Department Academic
  • Category Language
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Allen & Unwin Australia
  • Publication Date Feb 1995
  • Dimensions 246 x 171 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.589kg

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