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Grammar And Vocabulary / Edition 1

Grammar And Vocabulary / Edition 1

by Howard Jackson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415231701
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Series: Routledge English Language Introductions Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Howard Jackson is Professor of English language and linguistics at the University of Central England.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements How to use this book A. Introduction: Key Concepts in Grammar and Vocabulary: A.1 Words and sentences A.2 Word classes A.3 Word structure A.4 Slots and fillers A.5 Sentence patterns A.6 Clause and phrase A.7 Grammar rules A.8 Vocabularies B. Development: Further Concepts in Grammar and Vocabulary: B.1 Types of sentence B.2 Noun and verb B.3 Making new words B.4 Subject and Object B.5 Noun phrase and verb phrase B.6 Main and subordinate B.7 Breaking rules B.8 'Jargon' C. Exploration: Aspects of Investigation: C.1 Sentence types in use C.1.1 Declaratives C.1.2 Interrogatives C.1.3 Imperatives C.2 Classes of words C.2.1 Nouns and pronouns C.2.2 Adjectives C.2.3 Adverbs and prepositions C.3 Types of word structure C.3.1 Compounds C.3.2 Derivations C.3.3 Multi-word items C.4 Types of slot C.4.1 Object and Complement C.4.2 Object and Adverbial C.4.3 More on Subjects C.5 Components of phrases C.5.1 Modifying nouns C.5.2 Tense, aspect and modality C.5.3 Adjective phrase C.6 Types of clause C.6.1 Noun clauses C.6.2 Adjective clauses C.6.3 Adverbial clauses C.7 Grammatical rules in context C.7.1 Spoken grammar C.7.2 Creative grammar C.7.3 Humour and ambiguity C.8 Word-choice in use C.8.1 Dialect C.8.2 Topic C.8.3 Formality D. Extension: Readings in Grammar and Vocabulary: D.1 Linguistic Units and the Sentence (Aarts and Aarts) D.2 Grammatical Class; The Problem of Labelling (Allerton) D.3 Lexicalization (Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech and Svartvik) D.4 Valency Theory (Herbst) D.5 Pattern and Meaning (Hunston and Francis) D.6 The Clause Complex (Halliday) D.7 Standard English (Trudgill) D.8 Introduction to 20th Century Words (Ayto) Further Reading References Glossary of terms and index

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