Max Morenberg Doing Grammar

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Doing Grammar

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This practical and compact guide is invaluable for students in advanced grammar courses and essential for all readers seeking to discover how the English language works. The author employs insights from contemporary linguistic theories and builds them into a coherent system firmly rooted in traditional models. Focusing on the idea that students learn grammar by actually "doing grammar," he provides down-to-earth explanations about the composition of English sentences, illustrating them at every step with diagrams and other visual models. The author constructs a sensible, even hospitable, approach to grammar. Doing Grammar, 3/e , features real, provocative, and intelligent sentences as examples and exercises. This new edition offers expanded coverage of parts of speech, using both traditional and descriptive explanations to provide definitions of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and prepositions. It also features updated sentence exercises, clear diagrams, and an appendix containing answers to half the exercises.

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Max Morenberg is at Miami University.

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"I love it and the students love it! We especially like the 50 practice sentences at the end of each chapter. A good practical approach to syntactic analysis."--Lori P. Altmann, Georgia State University

"At last, a formal grammar book useful in my advanced grammar class. It can be used as a workbook as well as a handbook--concise, clear, and coherent. I will adopt."--Harvey Solganick, Missouri Baptist College

"A unique, discovery-based approach."--Ben Rafoth, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

"An excellent book with clear, direct explanations of difficult topics. I especially like the exercises for students. I especially like the exercises for students. Glaser's discussion of 'deadwood' in student writing is one of my favorite parts of the book."--Mason Smith, Eastern Kentucky University

"This second edition makes a good book even better. It has style and substance and helps students to make sense of the structure of the language they speak and write."--John F. Savage, Boston College

"A superb textbook for helping students to understand the syntactic structure of English. It goes beyond fundamentals to reveal unsolved problems and interesting dilemmas where readers can exercise their own intuitive knowledge and critical thinking."--Ben Rafoth, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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