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Title: Introducing English Grammar
Written By: Kersti Börjars
Kate Burridge

Introducing English Grammar guides readers through the practical analysis of the syntax of English sentences. With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with no previous experience of grammatical analysis. It is ideal for all beginning students of linguistics, English language, speech pathology, as well as students with primarily literary interests who need to cover the basics of linguistic analysis.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0340691727
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: $65.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0340691735
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: $24.95