British or American English?: A Handbook of Word and Grammar Patterns

British or American English?: A Handbook of Word and Grammar Patterns

by John Algeo, Algeo John
     
 

A detailed guide to the differences between British and American English grammar, with authentic examples.See more details below

Overview

A detailed guide to the differences between British and American English grammar, with authentic examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521371377
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Studies in English Language Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
1,112,048
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Parts of Speech: 1. Verbs; 2. Determiners; 3. Nouns; 4. Pronouns; 5. Adjectives; 6. Adverbs; 7. Qualifiers; 8. Prepositions; 9. Conjunctions; 10. Interjections; Part II. Syntactic Constructions: 11. Complementation; 12. Mandative constructions; 13. Expanded predicates; 14. Concord; 15. Propredicates; 16. Tag questions; 17. Miscellaneous; Bibliography of British book citation sources; Bibliography of studies, dictionaries and corpora; Index of words.

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