Understanding English Grammar: A Linguistic Approach

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Understanding English Grammar presents a linguistic introduction to the structure of English that is accessible to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language.

  • Familiarizes students with the essential structural characteristics of English.
  • Features accessible coverage of syntax, morphology, and phonology, as well as basic linguistic concepts.
  • Includes numerous examples, exercises, and an indexed glossary.
  • Is supported by an online instructor's manual available at: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/wardhaugh.

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Understanding English Grammar presents a linguistic introduction to the structure of English that is accessible to students who have had little or no opportunity to study the language. The book features information about the essentials of English words, sentences, and sounds within a framework derived from modern linguistic theory. The volume also provides students with an introduction to the scholarly study of language and a comprehensive exploration of English grammar. Understanding English Grammar is designed as a teaching tool; there are numerous exercises at the end of each chapter, a list of further readings, and an indexed glossary. This second edition has been updated throughout with additional examples and enhanced discussion, as well as an increased emphasis on the study of meaning. The book is supported by an online instructor's manual available at: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/wardhaugh.

About the Author:

Ronald Wardhaugh is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto. His many successful books include An Introduction to Sociolinguistics (fourth edition, Blackwell 2002) and Proper English (Blackwell 1998).

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