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Title: A University Course in English Grammar
Written By: Angela Downing
Philip Locke
Description:

This comprehensive up-to-date descriptive grammar is a complete course for first degree and post-graduate students of English as a Foreign Language. It is also suitable as a background course for literature and discourse studies, since grammatical usage is illustrated with authentic texts, many of them from literary sources.
Originally published by Prentice Hall in 1992, this text is now readily available world-wide from Routledge. Features include:
*chapters divided into modules of class-length material
*literary and other authentic texts and transcriptions contextualise structure
*clear chapter and module summaries enabling efficient teacher preparation and student revision
*tasks for individual study at the end of each chapter
*answer key to tasks
*comprehensive index.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 041528810X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 640
Prices: 27.95