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A Student's Introduction to English Grammar

A Student's Introduction to English Grammar

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  • Date Published: March 2005
  • availability: Replaced by 9780521612883
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521848374

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  • This groundbreaking undergraduate textbook on modern Standard English grammar is the first to be based on the revolutionary advances of the authors' previous work, The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (2002). The text is intended for students in colleges or universities who have little or no previous background in grammar, and presupposes no linguistics. It contains exercises, and will provide a basis for introductions to grammar and courses on the structure of English, not only in linguistics departments but also in English language and literature departments and schools of education.

    • Written specifically for undergraduate course use in a clear, engaging style, with features including exercises, glossary, bullet-points, boxed notes, and web support
    • A true 21st-century grammar: breaks with the confused analyses often repeated in the past, making the subject more intelligible and easier to learn
    • Based on the authors' previous monumental and authoritative reference grammar that won the prestigious Bloomfield Book Award of the Linguistic Society of America in 2004
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    • Date Published: March 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521848374
    • length: 320 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 179 x 30 mm
    • weight: 0.782kg
    • contains: 75 exercises
    • availability: Replaced by 9780521612883
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. A rapid overview
    3. Verbs, tense, aspect, and mood
    4. Clause structure, complements, and adjuncts
    5. Nouns and noun phrases
    6. Adjectives and adverbs
    7. Prepositions and preposition phrases
    8. Negation and related phenomena
    9. Clause type: asking, exclaiming, and directing
    10. Subordination and content clauses
    11. Relative clauses
    12. Grade and comparison
    13. Non-finite clauses and clauses without verbs
    14. Coordination and more
    15. Information packaging in the clause
    16. Morphology: words and lexemes
    Further reading
    Glossary
    Index.

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  • Authors

    Rodney Huddleston, University of Queensland
    Rodney Huddleston is a principal author of The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (ISBN 0521431468) which won the 2004 Leonard Bloomfield Book Award of the Linguistic Society of America.

    Geoffrey K. Pullum, University of Edinburgh
    Geoffrey K. Pullum is a principal author of The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (ISBN 0521431468) which won the 2004 Leonard Bloomfield Book Award of the Linguistic Society of America.

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