Understanding English Grammar: A Linguistic Approach: Instructor's Manual to Accompany "Understanding English Grammar" / Edition 2

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Overview

Understanding English Grammar presents a linguistic introduction to the structure of English that is accessible to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language.

  • Familiarizes students with the essential structural characteristics of English.
  • Features accessible coverage of syntax, morphology, and phonology, as well as basic linguistic concepts.
  • Includes numerous examples, exercises, and an indexed glossary.
  • Is supported by an online instructor's manual available at: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/wardhaugh.
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Editorial Reviews

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"As a linguistics author writing for the more general student audience, Wardhaugh has that uncommon ability to explain in a clear and readable style the essentials of English grammar." William Rutherford, University of Southern California

"The profession desperately needs introductory texts that bring linguistics to students in a readable style without compromising the integrity of linguistic enquiry. Understanding English Grammar is such a text." Walt Wolfram, North Carolina State University

"This is ideal for a full discussion of sentence complexity within a one-semester English grammar course." Bethany Dumas, University of Tennessee

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631232926
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/11/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

Ronald Wardhaugh is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto. His many successful books include An Introduction to Sociolinguistics (fourth edition, Blackwell 2002) and Proper English (Blackwell 1998).
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Table of Contents

Preface.

Preface to the Second Edition.

1. Preliminaries.

2. Word Classes.

3. Constituents and Phrases.

4. Basic Clauses.

5. Coordination and Embedding.

6. Clausal Variation.

7. Underlying Relationships.

8. Rules and Principles.

9. Sounds and Systems.

10. Phonetic Realization.

11. Word Formation.

12. Words and Sounds.

13. Sounds in Context.

14. Further Reading.

Indexed Glossary.

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