Language, Grammar, and Communication: A Course for Teachers / Edition 1

Language, Grammar, and Communication: A Course for Teachers / Edition 1

by Gerald Patrick Delahunty, James J. Garvey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070229112

ISBN-13: 9780070229112

Pub. Date: 02/28/1994

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

LANGUAGE,GRAMMAR AND COMMUNICATION explores the nature of the English language,particularly its grammar and meaning. The authors present the study of language as an ongoing critical process of analysis and discovery to provide future teachers with the critical skills necessary for linguistic analysis. Their thorough coverage of grammar synthesizes traditional…  See more details below

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LANGUAGE,GRAMMAR AND COMMUNICATION explores the nature of the English language,particularly its grammar and meaning. The authors present the study of language as an ongoing critical process of analysis and discovery to provide future teachers with the critical skills necessary for linguistic analysis. Their thorough coverage of grammar synthesizes traditional grammar with modern linguistic approaches and insights and incorporates exerices throughout along with chapter outlines,work examples,and chapter summaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070229112
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/28/1994
Pages:
576

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUTION TO THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE
1. Concepts of Language
2. Meaning and Communication
PART II: APPROACHES TO GRAMMAR
3. Phonetics and Phonology
4. Morphology and Word Formation
5. Major Parts of Speech
6. Minor Parts of Speech
7. Phrases
8. Basic Clause Patterns
9. Graphic Representation of Sentence Structure
10. Elaborations of Basic Sentence Patterns
11. Generative Grammar
PART III
12. Spoken and Written Language
13. Linguistic Variation
14. Usage
Appendix A: English Derivational Morphemes
Appendix B: Prototypes
Glossary
Index

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