Grammar: A Student's Guide / Edition 1

Grammar: A Student's Guide / Edition 1

by James R. Hurford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521456274

ISBN-13: 9780521456272

Pub. Date: 11/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This introductory guide to grammar explains one hundred basic grammatical terms. A knowledge of such terms, and how they interconnect, is crucial for an understanding of the structure and function of language. The explanations are listed alphabetically for easy reference, like a dictionary, but offer much more than a simple definition. Each entry is divided into

Overview

This introductory guide to grammar explains one hundred basic grammatical terms. A knowledge of such terms, and how they interconnect, is crucial for an understanding of the structure and function of language. The explanations are listed alphabetically for easy reference, like a dictionary, but offer much more than a simple definition. Each entry is divided into sections, providing a clear explanation, examples, exercises, and highlighting the main contrasts and interrelationships between the terms. Clearly written and easy to use, this book will be an invaluable source of information for students of language and linguistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521456272
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
1,336,467
Product dimensions:
6.65(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; The guide; Answers to exercises; Index.

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