A Student's Introduction to English Grammar by Rodney Huddleston,Geoffrey K. Pullum PDF

By Rodney Huddleston,Geoffrey K. Pullum

ISBN-10: 0521612888

ISBN-13: 9780521612883

ISBN-10: 0521848377

ISBN-13: 9780521848374

This groundbreaking undergraduate textbook on smooth commonplace English grammar is the 1st to be in keeping with the progressive advances of the authors' past paintings, The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (2002). The analyses defended there are defined right here extra in brief, in an engagingly available and casual sort. blunders of the older culture of English grammar are famous and corrected, and the excesses of prescriptive utilization manuals are firmly rebutted in especially highlighted notes that specify what older professionals have referred to as 'incorrect' and exhibit why these experts are fallacious. This ebook is meant for college kids in faculties or universities who've very little earlier historical past in grammar, and presupposes no linguistics. It includes routines, and should offer a foundation for introductions to grammar and classes at the constitution of English not just in linguistics departments but in addition in English language and literature departments and faculties of education.

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