This market-leading text for grammar courses is a comprehensive description of sentence structure that encourages students to recognize and use their innate language expertise as they study the systematic nature of sentence grammar.
A practical blend of the most useful elements of both traditional and new linguistic grammar, the text emphasizes whole structures, most specifically the ten basic sentence patterns introduced in Chapter 3. Two key features separate this book from others: its clear organization and its user-friendly, accessible language. Both students and teachers appreciate the self-teaching quality that incremental exercises provide throughout the chapters, with answers at the end of the book.
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This market-leading book provides a systemic way to understand grammar based upon the instinct found in speaking. With schools still teaching grammar, the authors encourage the readers of this book to consider themselves grammar experts, simply clarifying in rules the innate knowledge of grammar we all use from the moment we speak. Current and future teachers will now be able to execute their grammar lessons with a better understanding of the theories and structures that are the foundation of grammar. While this is especially appropriate for teachers, its logical approach and clear explanation make it a benefit for anyone who wants to know how English works.
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Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110023660619