Understanding English Grammar by Thomas E. Payne

Understanding English Grammar

Thomas E. Payne
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  • ISBN
    9780521763295 / 0521763290
  • Title Understanding English Grammar
  • Author Thomas E. Payne
  • Category Grammar, Syntax

  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 452
  • Publisher
    Cambridge University Press
  • Imprint Cambridge University Press
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 255mm x 195mm


Unlike other textbooks, it helps students to understand grammar rather than see it as a set of facts and rules.

Publisher Description

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

Author Biography

Thomas E. Payne is a Research Associate in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Oregon.

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Understanding English Grammar