A Communicative Grammar of English [NOOK Book]

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A Communicative Grammar of English was first published in 1975 and since then the book has established itself as a grammar innovative in approach, reliable in coverage, and clear in its explanations. It is now available in this fully revised and redesigned third edition to provide up-to-date and accessible help to teachers, advanced learners and undergraduates students of English. A completely new Workbook co-authored by ELT specialists Edward Woods and Rudy Coppieters will also accompany this edition. This ...

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A Communicative Grammar of English

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Overview

A Communicative Grammar of English was first published in 1975 and since then the book has established itself as a grammar innovative in approach, reliable in coverage, and clear in its explanations. It is now available in this fully revised and redesigned third edition to provide up-to-date and accessible help to teachers, advanced learners and undergraduates students of English. A completely new Workbook co-authored by ELT specialists Edward Woods and Rudy Coppieters will also accompany this edition. This edition is divided into three parts: Part One: A guide to the use of this book, this looks at the way English grammar varies in different types of English, for example ‘formal’ and ‘informal’, ‘spoken’ and ‘written’ Part Two: Grammar in use, the most important part, presents grammar through the eyes of the communicator and focuses on the uses of grammar rather than on grammatical structure Part Three: A-Z in English grammar provides an alphabetically arranged guide to English grammar

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317869689
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/14/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 1,219,932
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Geoffrey Leech is Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Modern English Language at Lancaster University. Jan Svartvik is Professor of English at Lund University, Sweden.

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Table of Contents

Part One: A guide to the use of this book (Sections 1-56)
Part Two: Grammar in use (Sections 57-434)
Section A: Concepts
Section B: Information, reality and belief
Section C: Mood, emotion, attitude
Section D: Meanings in connected discourse
Part Three: A-Z in English grammar (Sections 435-747)

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