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This is an excellent book for understanding the grammatical analysis of English. It is not a usage guide.
I used this book as a student and found it clear and well presented. I still refer back to it. I was particularly inclined to review it, given that one other reviewer gave it one star, yet it is clear that they borjqrs blaming the authors brjars they failed to choose a book that suited the requirements of their class.
If you are working with students who have never studied grammar before, keep looking. This text assumes a good deal of knowledge of the study of Linguistics.
Introducing English Grammar
It is written with a digressive style that students find confusing and I find off-putting. Account Options Sign in. With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with My library Help Advanced Book Search. Answering key questions such as ‘Why study grammar?
Introducing English Grammar by Kersti Börjars
With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with no previous experience of grammatical analysis. It is ideal for all those beginning their study of linguistics, English language or speech pathology, as well as students with primarily literary interests who need to cover the basics of linguistic analysis. The approach taken is in line with current research in grammar, a particular advantage for students who may go on to study syntax in more depth.
All the examples and exercises use real language taken from newspaper articles, grmamar dialects and include excerpts from studies of patients with language difficulties.
Students are encouraged to think about the terminology as a tool kit obrjars studying language and to test what can and cannot be described using these borjarz. This new edition has been fully revised in line with recent research.
Introducing English Grammar
There is a new chapter on World English, a new glossary and a free website with extensive further reading and answers to the exercises, which can be found at www. User Review – Flag as inappropriate This is an excellent book for understanding the grammatical analysis of English. User Review – Flag as inappropriate If you are working with students who have never studied grammar before, keep looking.
Contents the glamour of grammar. She is the author of Forbidden Words: Taboo and the Censoring of Language. Introducing English Grammar Hodder education.