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Making Sense of English: A Textbook of Sounds, Words and Grammar, Revised Edition

M.A. Yadugiri

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ISBN 10: 8130908247 / ISBN 13: 9788130908243
Published by Viva Books, 2008
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Making Sense of English is a textbook designed to help students and teachers of English learn about the English language, its sounds, words and grammar. It deals with all the major topics in the syllabuses of the courses on English language for BA and M.A. English and teacher development and training programmes. It introduces and describes with plenty of examples the important phonological, lexical and grammatical features of English to help the readers acquire an understanding of the structure and usage of English. The book has 24 chapters grouped into three parts, each ending with a chapter summary. The exercises help readers recap what they have learnt in the chapter and give them opportunities to apply it to actual instances of the use of English. Though designed for students and teachers of English, the book would also be useful to writers and editors who desire a deeper understanding of how English works as a language. Contents : Knowing English and Knowing about English ? Sounds ? Sounds of English ? The Syllable ? Word Stress ? Strong and Weak Forms ? Assimilation and Elision ? Intonation ? Words ? Words in Use ? Words in Combination ? Words in Kinship ? Words in the Making ? Grammar ? What Is Grammar? ? Word Classes ? Structure and Types of Clauses ? Noun Phrase ? Verb Phrase ? Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases ? Adverbials ? Passives ? Negative Sentences ? Coordination and Subordination of Clauses ? Sentence Types and Sentence Function ? Information Structure in a Clause ? Focus, Theme and Emphasis ? Beyond the Sentence ? Inter-Sentence Cohesion Printed Pages: 512. Bookseller Inventory # 8677

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