English Grammar: Principles and Facts / Edition 2

English Grammar: Principles and Facts / Edition 2

by Jeffrey P. P. Kaplan, Jeffrey P. Kaplan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013061565X

ISBN-13: 9780130615657

Pub. Date: 12/27/1994

Publisher: Pearson

This text gives broad, up-to-date coverage of English grammatical facts and related concepts of introductory linguistics, emphasizing argumentation and motivation for empirically-based grammatical analyses without theoretical debates. It treats the prescriptive/descriptive distinction, phonology, morphology, word classes, phrase structure

Overview

This text gives broad, up-to-date coverage of English grammatical facts and related concepts of introductory linguistics, emphasizing argumentation and motivation for empirically-based grammatical analyses without theoretical debates. It treats the prescriptive/descriptive distinction, phonology, morphology, word classes, phrase structure analysis of both simple sentences and a variety of complex sentences, grammatical relations, and anaphora (pronouns and pronoun-like elements).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130615657
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/27/1994
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Some Ways of Thinking About Grammar.
2. The Structure of English Sound.
3. The Structure of English Words.
4. Parts of Speech.
5. Nouns and Verbs: Subclasses and Features.
6. Phrase Structure.
7. Grammatical Relations and Semantic Roles.
8. Noncanonical Sentence Forms.
9. Relative Clauses and Participles.
10. Proexpressions.
Index.

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