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Fri Apr 27 2001

Books: Grammars

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  1. Sean Hanrahan, Grammars: English: An Essential Grammar, by Gerald Nelson

Message 1: Grammars: English: An Essential Grammar, by Gerald Nelson

Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 11:59:28 -0400
From: Sean Hanrahan <>
Subject: Grammars: English: An Essential Grammar, by Gerald Nelson


Gerald Nelson, Hong Kong University, ENGLISH: AN ESSENTIAL GRAMMAR

This book extends the highly regarded Routledge Grammars series to
include English. It will prove to be a tremendous boon to everyone wr
often) struggles with the language, from freshmen in composition
101 to graduate students looking to hone their skills. English: An
Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to modern English. 
Written specifically for native speakers, it includes:
	* Discussion of points of usage that often cause problems
	* Guidance on sentence building
	* Practical spelling rules
	* Explanations of grammatical terms
	* An appendix of irregular verbs.
Beginning with the basics and progressing gradually and systematically to 
more complex issues, this is the guide for anyone seeking a genuine
command of English. Routledge Grammars series.
		Routledge: June 2001: 192 pp
		HB: 0415224497 $60.00; �35.00
		PB: 0415224500 $18.95; �11.99
1: The Elements of a Simple Sentence
2: Words and Word Clauses
3: Phrases
4: Sentences and Clauses
5: Word Formation and Spelling
Appendix: English Irregular Verbs
Glossary of Terms
Further Reading
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