This work introduces English grammar and the theory of syntax. It provides a simple method for analyzing sentences confidently and accurately. The book includes over 80 practical exercises and sample sentences from four Asian and African languages to provide a basis for comparative linguistics.
Ways of using this book A note on the examples Unit 1: Phrases Unit 2: Word class Unit 3: Phrase class and word class Unit 4: More on word class Unit 5: Where English phrases fit Unit 6: Drawing tree structures for simple sentences Unit 7: Sentences which are contained in sentences and phrases Unit 8: Coordination, apposition and compounds Unit 9: The many kinds of noun phrase and how to analyse them Unit 10: Reordering the parts of a sentence Unit 11: Is there a verb phrase? Unit 12: Linguistic theory and sentence structure Further Reading How to use the four corpora which follow Chinese (Cantonese) Madi Malay Tamil The main word classes found in English Tests Index
Sentence Structure by Nigel Fabb
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