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Title: OILS: Grammar
Written By: Michael Swan
URL: http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/EnglishLanguageLearningESL/~~/dmlldz11c2EmY2k9OTc4M
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0194372413
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
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