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The linguistic structure of modern English

Author: Laurel J Brinton; Donna Brinton
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This text is for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in contemporary English, especially those whose primary area of interest is English as a second language, primary or secondary-school education, English stylistics, theoretical and applied linguistics, or speech pathology. The emphasis is on empirical facts of English rather than any particular theory of linguistics; the text does not assume  Read more...
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Brinton, Laurel J.
Linguistic structure of modern English.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2010007276
(OCoLC)548569643
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel J Brinton; Donna Brinton
ISBN: 9789027288240 9027288240
OCLC Number: 663882765
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 426 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Linguistic Structure of Modern English; Title page; LCC data; Table of Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Acknowledgments; Preface to the second edition; Chapter 1. The nature of language and linguistics; Chapter 2. Consonants and vowels; Chapter 3. Phonology, phonotactics, and suprasegmentals; Chapter 4. The internal structure of words and processes of word formation; Chapter 5. Grammatical categories and word classes; Chapter 6. Lexical semantics; Chapter 7. Phrasal structure and verb complementation; Chapter 8. Adverbials, auxiliaries, and sentence types. Chapter 9. Finite and nonfinite clausesChapter 10. Sentence semantics; Chapter 11. Information structuring and speech acts; Chapter 12. Linguistics in language teaching; References; Glossary; Appendices; Index.
Responsibility: Laurel J. Brinton, Donna M. Brinton.

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