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Understanding English Grammar

Unlike other textbooks, it helps students to understand grammar rather than see it as a set of facts and rules.
Understanding English Grammar
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understand grammar and how it works.
Thomas E. Payne is a Research Associate in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Oregon.
Introduction; 1. History; 2. Typology; 3. The lexicon; 4. Morphology - the shapes of words; 5. Participant reference; 6. Actions, states and processes; 7. Basic concepts in English syntax; 8. Advanced concepts in English syntax; 9. Complementation; 10. Modification; 11. Auxiliaries and the 'black hole' of English syntax; 12. Time and reality; 13. Voice and valence; 14. Clause combining; 15. Pragmatic grounding and pragmatically marked constructions.
'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
Thomas E. Payne
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
2010
ISBN-10
0521763290
ISBN-13
9780521763295
Format
Hardcover
Short Title
UNDERSTANDING ENGLISH GRAMMAR
Language
English
Media
Book
DEWEY
425
Pages
452
Publication Date
2010-12-09
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Subtitle
A Linguistic Introduction
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
17 b/w illus. 24 tables
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