English Grammar: An Introduction by Peter CollinsEnglish Grammar: An Introduction by Peter Collins

English Grammar: An Introduction

byPeter Collins, Carmella Hollo

Paperback | January 15, 2010

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This new edition of a successful text has been thoroughly revised to make it even more accessible to those without any prior grammatical knowledge. There is greater discussion and exemplification of key terms, while essential topics are now fully introduced at the outset. There are also new sections, more diagrams and shaded boxes.
PETER COLLINS is Associate Professor in Linguistics and Head of the Linguistics Department at the University of New South Wales, Australia.CARMELLA HOLLO is Associate Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
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Title:English Grammar: An IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10.93 × 5.73 × 0.62 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230216951

ISBN - 13:9780230216952

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Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgements
Symbols and Conventions
PART A: GRAMMATICAL DESCRIPTION
Introduction
A Preliminary Overview
Nouns and Noun Phrases
Verbs and Verb Phrases
Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions and Associated Phrases
Clause Structure and Clause Type
Subordination and Coordination
Information Structure in the Clause
PART B: LOOKING AT LANGUAGE IN CONTEXT
From Separate Sentences to Connected Texts
Text and Context
Text Analysis - Putting it all together
Appendices
Answers to Exercises
Glossary
Some Useful References
Index