English Grammar for Today: A New Introduction / Edition 2
  • English Grammar for Today: A New Introduction / Edition 2
  • English Grammar for Today: A New Introduction / Edition 2

English Grammar for Today: A New Introduction / Edition 2

by Geoffrey Leech, Margaret Deuchar, Robert Hoogenraad
     
 

ISBN-10: 140391642X

ISBN-13: 9781403916426

Pub. Date: 12/16/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Written by a team led by a world authority in English grammar, English Grammar for Today has established itself as a rich educational experience for both native- and non-native-speaking students. After an introduction placing grammar in its educational and cultural context, the book offers a thorough but accessible six-chapter introduction to grammar which

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Written by a team led by a world authority in English grammar, English Grammar for Today has established itself as a rich educational experience for both native- and non-native-speaking students. After an introduction placing grammar in its educational and cultural context, the book offers a thorough but accessible six-chapter introduction to grammar which is then applied, in remaining chapters, to a wide range of subjects involving textual analysis. This new edition has been thoroughly updated. Exercises and answers are provided for each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403916426
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/16/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
• Preface
• Symbols and Conventions
• Acknowledgements
• PART A: INTRODUCTION
• What Grammar Is and Is Not
• Getting Started with Grammar
• PART B: ANALYSIS
• Sentences and their Parts
• Words
• Phrases
• Clauses
• Subordination and Coordination
• Basic and Derived Structures
• PART C: APPLICATIONS
• Discourse Analysis: Speech and Writing
• Discourse Analysis: Tenor and Domain
• Analysis of Literary Discourse
• Grammar and Problems of Usage
• Grammar and Composition
• Answers to Exercises
• Further Reading
• Index

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