Try AbeBooks Description "Understanding English Grammar" presents the essentials of English structure 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 should gain an understanding of what is involved in the scholarly study of language and, while doing so, acquire a considerable knowledge of English grammar. This book provides both a descriptive coverage of English grammar and an introduction to major theoretical issues in the study of languages, the latter mainly from the perspective of the work of Noam Chomsky.
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Understanding English Grammar presents a linguistic introduction to the structure of English that is accessible to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language. Familiarizes students with the essential structural characteristics of English. Features accessible coverage of syntax, morphology, and phonology, as well as basic linguistic concepts.
Includes numerous examples, exercises, and an indexed glossary. Book Description: Understanding English Grammar presents a linguistic introduction to the structure of English that is accessible to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language. The book features information about the essentials of English words, sentences, and sounds within a framework derived from modern linguistic theory. The volume also provides students with an introduction to the scholarly study of language and a comprehensive exploration of English grammar.
Understanding English Grammar is designed as a teaching tool; there are numerous exercises at the end of each chapter, a list of further readings, and an indexed glossary. This second edition has been updated throughout with additional examples and enhanced discussion, as well as an increased emphasis on the study of meaning.
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Understanding English Grammar: A Linguistic Approach
Understanding English Grammar
ISBN 13: 9780631232926