The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

Paperback | February 3, 2014

byBas Aarts, Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar is a straightforward and accessible A-Z guide to the diverse and often complex terminology of English grammar. It contains over 1,600 entries with clear and concise definitions, enhanced by numerous example sentences, as well as relevant quotations fromthe scholarly literature of the field.This second edition is written and edited by Professor Bas Aarts of University College London, writer of the acclaimed Oxford Modern English Grammar. It has been fully revised and updated, with particular attention paid to refreshing the example sentences included within the text. There are over 150new entries that cover current terminology which has arisen since the publication of the first edition, and there are also new entries on the most important English grammars published since the start of the 20th century. Hundreds of new cross-references enhance the user-friendly nature of the text,and the list of works cited has been thoroughly updated to reflect the current state of the field. A short appendix of web links has been added.All in all, this Dictionary is an invaluable guide to English grammar for all students and teachers of the subject, as well as all those with an informed interest in the English language.

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar is a straightforward and accessible A-Z guide to the diverse and often complex terminology of English grammar. It contains over 1,600 entries with clear and concise definitions, enhanced by numerous example sentences, as well as relevant quotations fromthe scholarly literature of the field.This ...

Bas Aarts is Professor of English Linguistics at University College London. He has published many books and articles on English grammar, most recently the Oxford Modern English Grammar. The late Sylvia Chalker is the author of several grammar books, including Current English Grammar and The Little Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar. ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.01 inPublished:February 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199658234

ISBN - 13:9780199658237

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Review from previous edition: "grammar as the total system of the language ... well defined and well illustrated with quotations from grammarians ancient and modern." --TLS