Making Sense of Grammar

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Pearson Longman, 2004 - English - 399 pages
  • Moves the analysis of grammar and language structure onto the next stage - interpreting it from a semantic and pragmatic point of view.
  • Clearly shows how grammar works in different literary contexts - literary, non-literary, spoken and written.
  • Explores a wide range of linguistic themes, including sociolinguistics, language acquisition and register.
  • Provides guidance on how people can put their knowledge of grammar into daily practice and how this is interpreted by others.
  • Organised in the same way as Rediscover Grammar for quick reference.
    Unique, lively writing and clear explanations from the world-class grammar expert.

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Theory into practice
Grammar and vocabulary

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