English Grammar - A University Course
English / ISBN: 0415287871 / PDF / 2.2 MB
This comprehensive and up-to-date descriptive grammar is a complete course for first degree and postgraduate students of English, especially those whose native language is not English. It is also used as a reference book providing the linguistic basis for courses and projects on translation, contrastive linguistics, stylistics, reading and discourse studies. Grammatical usage is illustrated with authentic texts from a wide range of sources, both spoken and written.
This new edition has been thoroughly rewritten and redesigned with many new texts and examples of language in use.
Key features include:
Chapters divided into modules of class-length materials
A wide variety of authentic texts and transcriptions to illustrate points of grammar and to contextualise structure
Clear chapter and module summaries enabling efficient class preparation and student revision
Exercises and topics for individuals