A student's grammar of the English language

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Longman, 1990 - Foreign Language Study - 490 pages
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A Students Grammar of the English Language draws on the most recent research, including new findings not only in grammar but also in the neighbouring fields of semantics, pragmatics and text linguistics. Discourse features are dealt with throughout, as well as being the theme of a major chapter entitled form sentence to text The authors are careful to point out those features of grammar which distinguish spoken from written, formal from informal, and British form American English.

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The English language
A general framework
Verbs and auxiliaries

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About the author (1990)

The late Sidney Greenbaum was Director of the Survey of English Usage and formerly Quain Professor of English Language and Literature, University College London. Gerald Nelson is Research Fellow at the Survey of English Usage, University College London.

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