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An introduction to the grammar of English

Author: Elly van Gelderen
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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The second edition is completely revised and greatly expanded, especially where texts, example sentences, exercises, and cartoons are concerned. It continues to provide a very lively and clearly written textbook. The book introduces basic concepts of grammar in a format which inspires the reader to use linguistic arguments. The style of the book is engaging and examples from poetry, jokes, and puns illustrate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gelderen, Elly van.
Introduction to the grammar of English.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009043299
(OCoLC)457770480
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elly van Gelderen
ISBN: 9789027288622 9027288623
OCLC Number: 593293812
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 232 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Categories --
Phrases --
Functions in the sentence --
More functions, of prepositions and particles --
structure of the verb group (VGP) in the VP --
Finite clauses: Embedded and coordinated --
Non-finite clauses --
structure of the PP, AdjP, AdvP, and NP --
Clauses as parts of NPs and AdjPs --
Special sentences.
Responsibility: Elly van Gelderen.

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Introduces basic concepts of grammar in a format which inspires the reader to use linguistic arguments. This book provides exercises, keys to those exercises, and sample exams. It also includes a  Read more...

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