Oxford English Grammar
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Description: Written by one of the world's leading grammarians, The Oxford English Grammar is a completely new book which combines an authoritative review of and topic reference for English grammar. Opening with an outline of national, regional, and social variation in English, the book details descriptive and prescriptive approaches, and attitudes to English amongst both native and non-native speakers. This is followed by an account of the development of grammar, and a review of modern approaches to this complex subject. The central section of the book is a presentation of current English grammar at sentence, clause, phrase, and word level; with the last chapters covering grammar in relation to discourse, word-formation, lexis, pronunciation and intonation, punctuation, and spelling. A full index is provided, and examples of usage are drawn from a wide range of sources, including use of the new International Corpus of English at University College London. Written in a readable and absorbing style, The Oxford English Grammar is an essential reference for English-speakers around the world.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $71.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/2/1996
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 2.25" tall
|List of Tables and Figures|
|Abbreviations and Symbols|
|Explanations of Corpora Citations|
|The English Language|
|The Scope and Nature of Grammar|
|An Outline of Grammar|
|The Grammar of Phrases|
|Sentences and Clauses|
|Words and their Meanings|
|The Formation of Words|
|Sounds and Tunes|
|Appendix: Sources of Citations in ICE-GB|