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An Introduction to English Sentence Structure


Andrew Radford, University of Essex


This new edition of Andrew Radford's outstanding resource for students is a step-by-step, practical introduction to English syntax and syntactic principles, written by a globally-renowned expert in the field. Assuming little or no prior background in syntax, Radford outlines key concepts and how they can be used to describe various aspects of English sentence structure. Each chapter contains core modules focusing on a specific topic, a summary recapitulating the main points of the chapter, and a bibliographical section providing references…

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Key features

  • Written in an easy-to-read style, and includes a glossary of key concepts and terminology, making it suitable for students with little background knowledge of grammar or linguistics
  • A detailed answerbook and set of PowerPoints can be downloaded for free by teachers; students can download a comprehensive workbook for free, including material designed for self-study, along with an answerbook with answers to exercises included in the PowerPoints and to self-study exercises in the workbook
  • The new book (and the accompanying set of materials) are modular in organisation, which means that students and teachers can test progress at the end of each ten-page module

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