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Mastering English : An Advanced Grammar for Non-native and Native Speakers - Carl Bache

Mastering English

An Advanced Grammar for Non-native and Native Speakers

Hardcover

Published: 4th August 1997
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Mastering English presentsa new, pedagogically sound approach to English grammar. Breaking with the terse, and often dry, matter of fact mode of traditional grammars, the reader is taken along a reasoned course through the grammar of English. Both an advanced textbook and a reference work, Mastering English is different in a number of ways: It offers a simple but comprehensive syntactic system which enables the student to analyse any sentence down to word level with a specification of both the form and the function of constituents at all levels. It combines coherent discussion, rule presentation and rich examplification, rather than simply offering lists of facts. it includes a thorough treatment of a number of areas neglected by most other grammars, such as inversion, discontinuity, negation, and order and position of adverbials and adjectival modifiers.

Preliminariesp. 1
An introduction to syntaxp. 13
Elementary sentence analysisp. 29
Advanced sentence analysisp. 71
Constituent orderp. 111
Coordination and subordinationp. 165
The simple sentencep. 191
The complex sentencep. 253
Verbalsp. 277
Nominalsp. 341
Pronominalsp. 399
Adjectivals and adverbalsp. 447
Referencesp. 497
Subject indexp. 503
Word indexp. 525
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ISBN: 9783110155358
ISBN-10: 3110155354
Series: Text, Translation, Computational Processing
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 552
Published: 4th August 1997
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 16.41  x 3.28
Weight (kg): 0.93