This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
Leading grammar expert Michael Swan answers questions such as, What is grammar for? How does it relate to vocabulary? How does it change? How does it differ across other languages? This accessible and readable introduction uses very little technical jargon in offering a fresh, original look at the subject.