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Sentence Structure : Language Workbooks - Nigel Fabb

Sentence Structure

Language Workbooks

Paperback Published: 31st January 2005
ISBN: 9780415341820
Number Of Pages: 136

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"Routledge Language Workbooks "provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each "Language Workbook "guides the reader through the subject using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the basic analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of data. Written in a clear and simple style, with all technical concepts fully explained, "Language Workbooks" can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class.
"Sentence Structure":
- introduces the evidence for sentence structure and reveals its purpose
- is based on a problem-solving approach to language
- teaches the reader how to identify word classes, such as noun, preposition and demonstrative
- uses simple tree structures to analyse sentences
- contains numerous exercises to encourage practical skills of sentence analysis
- includes a database and exercises that compare the structure of English with other languages
The second edition has been revised and updated throughout.

Using This Book
Word Class and Phrase Class: The noun phrase
More Classes of Phrase: Adjective phrase, adverb phrase and preposition phrase
The Verb, the Verb Phrase and the Auxiliaries
The Simple Sentence and its Tree Structure
Noun Phrases
Root Sentence and Subordinate Clauses
Meaning and Form
Further Reading
Sentences From Other Languages
The Main Word Classes Found in English
Suggested Answers to Selected Exercises
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415341820
ISBN-10: 0415341825
Series: Language Workbooks
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 31st January 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.15  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition