English: A Course for Human Beings

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Macdonald, 1954 - English language - 539 pages
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Contents

For the Teacher I
1
Si Introductory 2 Echoism
2
Etymology
3
Folk Etymology
4
Semantics
5
For the Learner
9
PRONUNCIATION
13
WHAT IS GRAMMAR?
18
I21 128
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A Glossary of Rhetorical Terms
129
SI
135
The Use of Figures of Speech 128 129 137
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METRIC OR PROSODY 1 Introductory 2 The Technical Terms of Prosody 3 Measures or Metres 139 139
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LITERARY APPRECIATION AND HOW TO READ A SET BOOK
158

I ACCIDENCE
28
General
31
Nouns and Pronouns
33
Adjectives SI 5 Adverbs
56
Conjunctions
60
Prepositions
61
Interjections
62
Verbs
64
1
75
II SYNTAX
85
The Order of Words
86
Subject and Predicate
87
Sentences and Clauses
90
Temporal Clauses
92
Clauses of Reason and Clauses of Result
93
Clauses of Purpose
94
Concessive Clauses
95
Clauses of Manner 96 ००० II Clauses of Condition
96
Absolute Clauses
98
PARSING AND ANALYSIS With a Note on Method
100
HOW TO WRITE A LETTER
157
HOW TO READ
168
ASPECTS OF ENGLISH Si Of This and That
190
Book II
SI General 2 Paragraphing
2
Management of Clause
3
Expression
4
Arrangement
5
Slang
6
The Essay
7
Clichés Battered Similes Vogue Words
8
Elegancies and Genteelisms
9
Woolliness
10
ACCIDENCE
17
Ambiguity
21
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90
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100
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MALAPROPISMS AND OTHER CONFUSABLES
121
1 Appreciation
160
How to Read a Set Book
162
A Few General Hints
166
SOME BOOKS SUGGESTED FOR FURTHER READING 168
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Book III
fi Theory 2 Thought and Expression
2
ſi Language Families
3
History
4
Description
5
Prologue
6
Essays
7
Reports and Memoranda
8
An Historical Sketch of the English Language
9
Autobiography
10
Biography 12 Travel
12
Conclusion
13
A Standard Speech Emerges
18
A Note on Other Sources
20
Influence of the United States upon British English
21
A Silhouette of American English
22
Why Languages Change
24
Why Words Acquire New Meanings
27
mo ang lahat at 18 20
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AFFIXES
40
ADVANCED PUNCTUATION
54
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PARAPHRASE
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Some General Hints
98
Lecture Expliquée or Explication Française
100
The Commentary in Action
169
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LINKS
172
General Index
173

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