- ISBN 9780521763295 / 0521763290
- Title Understanding English Grammar
- Author Thomas E. Payne
- Category Grammar, Syntax
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2010
- Pages 452
- Publisher Cambridge University Press
- Imprint Cambridge University Press
- Language English
- Dimensions 246mm x 189mm
Unlike other textbooks, it helps students to understand grammar rather than see it as a set of facts and rules.
understand grammar and how it works.
'A superb introduction to English syntax, its internal variation and typological background, combining rigorous argumentation with a functional approach.' Bernard Comrie, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and University of California, Santa Barbara
Thomas E. Payne is a Research Associate in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Oregon.