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A guide to English grammar and usage for the twenty-first century, pairing grammar rules with interesting and humorous quotations from American popular culture.

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Title: English Grammar. A Function-Based Introduction. Parts I & II
Written By: T. Givón

The approach to language and grammar that motivates this book is unabashedly functional: Grammar is not just a system of empty rules, it is a means to an end, an instrument for constructing concise, coherent communication. This book is intended for both researchers and teachers for both native and nonnative speakers.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194579
ISBN-13: 9781556194573
Pages: 350
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