LINGUIST List 11.2339
Sat Oct 28 2000
Books: English Language/Linguistics
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- Paul Peranteau, English Sentence Analysis, M.Verspoor & K.Sauter
Message 1: English Sentence Analysis, M.Verspoor & K.Sauter
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 16:17:42 -0400
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: English Sentence Analysis, M.Verspoor & K.Sauter
John Benjamins Publishing announces a new course book:
English Sentence Analysis.
An introductory course.
Marjolijn VERSPOOR and Kim SAUTER
University of Groningen
US & Canada: 1 55619 661 X / USD 29.95 (Paperback)
Rest of world: 90 272 2566 4 / NLG 60.00 (Paperback)
English Sentence Analysis: An introductory course is designed as a
10-week course for students of English Language and Literature,
Linguistics, or other language related fields. In 10 weeks the
student will be proficient in English analysis at sentence, clause and
phrase level and have a solid understanding of the traditional terms
and concepts of English syntax. This introduction prepares for
practical courses in grammar and writing skills and for theoretical
courses in syntactic argumentation.
The package consists of a Course Book with 8 Chapters and a CD-Rom
with the Practice Program.
The Course Book shows
- sentence structures in clear graphics;
- Contains logically structured chapters with Introductions and Summaries;
- Provides exercises with quotations and excerpts from English,
American and Australian literature and pop songs.
The Practice Program
- contains over 800 exercises;
- over 700 authentic quotations and excerpts from literature and
popular music to analyze;
- detailed feedback with hyperlinks to theoretical explanations;
- a comprehensive theory module;
- an on-screen score count;
- adapts to the individual student's problem areas.
"English Sentence Analysis: An introductory course" has been classroom
tested at various universities. The students seem to enjoy the
'dreaded' syntax course and pass rates have gone up significantly from
50 to 70%. The Practice Program is based on Hologram, designed and
adapted by the University of Groningen, Fac. of Arts, Centre for ICT
and Learning. A network version is being developed. EXAMINATION
John Benjamins Publishing Co.
Offices: Philadelphia Amsterdam:
Websites: http://www.benjamins.com http://www.benjamins.nl
E-mail: servicebenjamins.com customer.servicesbenjamins.nl
Phone: +215 836-1200 +31 20 6762325
Fax: +215 836-1204 +31 20 6739773
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