Understanding English Grammar: A Linguistic Approach

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Wiley, Nov 1, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 296 pages
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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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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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