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English grammar : an introduction

Author: Peter Collins; Carmella Hollo
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of a successful text has been thoroughly revised to make it even more accessible to those without any prior grammatical knowledge. There is greater discussion and exemplification of key terms, while essential topics are now fully introduced at the outset. There are also new sections, more diagrams and shaded boxes"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Collins; Carmella Hollo
ISBN: 9780230216945 0230216943 9780230216952 0230216951
OCLC Number: 461324142
Description: xiii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. A. Grammatical description. Introduction --
A preliminary overview --
Nouns and noun phrases --
Verbs and verb phrases --
Adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and associated phrases --
Clause structure and clause type --
Subordination and coordination --
Information structure in the clause --
pt. B. Looking at language in context. From separate sentences to connected texts --
Text and context --
Text analysis --
putting it all together.
Responsibility: Peter Collins and Carmella Hollo.

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