ISBN-10:
0582437415
ISBN-13:
9780582437418
Pub. Date:
01/01/2002
Publisher:
Pearson ESL
An Introduction to English Grammar / Edition 2

An Introduction to English Grammar / Edition 2

by Sidney Greenbaum, Gerald Nelson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780582437418
Publisher: Pearson ESL
Publication date: 01/01/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

The late Sidney Greenbaum was Director of the Survey of English Usage and formerly Quain Professor of English Language and Literature, University College London. Gerald Nelson is Research Fellow at the Survey of English Usage, University College London.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgements


1. Rules and Variation
Part I: THE GRAMMAR
2. The Sentence
3. The Parts of the Simple Sentence
4. The Structures of Phrases
5. Word Classes
6. Sentences and Clauses
Part II: THE APPLICATIONS
7. Usage Problems
Subject-verb agreement
8. Style
9. Punctuation
10. English in Use

APPENDIX: SPELLING
A.1 Spelling, pronunciation, and meaning
A.2 Spelling variants
A.3 Spelling rules for short and long vowel sounds
A.4 Suffixes
A.5 Prefixes
A.6 Other aids to spelling
A.7 Homophones: words pronounced similarly

Glossary
Further Reading
Index

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