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Title: Sentence Structure
Written By: Nigel Fabb
Series Title: Language Workbooks
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415341817
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
Prices: U.S. $ 79.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415341825
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
Prices: U.S. $ 24.95