This best-selling comprehensive descriptive grammar forms a complete course, ideal for all students studying English Language, whether on a course or for self-study.
Broadly based on Hallidayan systemic-functional grammar but also drawing on cognitive linguistics and discourse analysis, English Grammar is accessible, avoiding overly theoretical or technical explanations.
Divided into 12 self-contained chapters based around language functions, each chapter is divided into units of class-length material.
Key features include: Numerous authentic texts from a wide range of sources, both spoken and written, which exemplify the grammatical description.
Clear chapter and module summaries enable efficient class preparation and student revision.
Extensive exercises with a comprehensive answer key.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new texts, a more user-friendly layout, more American English examples and a companion website, providing extra tasks, a glossary and a teachers' guide.
This is the essential coursebook and reference work for all native and non-native students of English grammar on English language and linguistics courses.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 550 pages, 57 black & white tables, 10 black & white line drawings
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/12/2014
- Category: Grammar, syntax
- ISBN: 9780415732680