LINGUIST List 24.2527

Thu Jun 20 2013

Books: English Words and Sentences: Duran Eppler, Ozon

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Date: 12-Jun-2013
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: English Words and Sentences: Duran Eppler, Ozon
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Title: English Words and Sentences Subtitle: An Introduction Series Title: Cambridge Introductions to the English Language Published: 2013 Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item6885000/English%20Words%20and%20Sentences/?site_local

Author: Eva Duran Eppler Author: Gabriel Ozon Hardback: ISBN: 9781107001329 Pages: 265 Price: U.S. $ 85.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521171878 Pages: 265 Price: U.S. $ 25.99
Abstract:

Hands-on, theory-neutral and non-technical, this textbook is a basic introduction to the structure of English words and sentences. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistic analysis, it presents the facts in a straightforward manner and offers a step-by-step guide from small to large building blocks of language. Every chapter contains numerous exercises and discussion questions, which provide essential self-study material, as well as in-chapter tasks which lead students to a more comprehensive understanding of linguistic issues. The book also features concise chapter summaries, suggestions for further reading, an inclusive glossary and two consolidation chapters which encourage students to secure their understanding of the English language. The dedicated companion website includes further exercises, answers and solutions to the exercises, as well as useful links.

Table of Contents

1. Language and this book
2. Word classes
3. Derivational morphology
4. Inflectional morphology
5. Phrase structure 1
6. Phrase structure 2
7. Functional analysis
8. Coordination and subordination
9. Clause types
10. Syntactic Hokey C/Pokey: more on clause types

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology                             Syntax
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Written In: English (eng)

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