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The linguistic structure of modern English : [with online workbook]

Author: Laurel J Brinton; Donna M Brinton
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Emphasises on empirical facts of English. This title is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in contemporary English, especially those whose primary area of interest  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel J Brinton; Donna M Brinton
ISBN: 9789027211712 902721171X 9789027211729 9027211728 9789027288240 9027288240
DOI: 10.1075/z.156
OCLC Number: 750545750
Description: XX, 426 s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Preface to the second edition; 2. Chapter 1. The nature of language and linguistics; 3. Chapter 2. Consonants and vowels; 4. Chapter 3. Phonology, phonotactics, and suprasegmentals; 5. Chapter 4. The internal structure of words and processes of word formation; 6. Chapter 5. Grammatical categories and word classes; 7. Chapter 6. Lexical semantics; 8. Chapter 7. Phrasal structure and verb complementation; 9. Chapter 8. Adverbials, auxiliaries, and sentence types; 10. Chapter 9. Finite and nonfinite clauses; 11. Chapter 10. Sentence semantics; 12. Chapter 11. Information structuring and speech acts; 13. Chapter 12. Linguistics in language teaching (by Williams, Howard); 14. References; 15. Glossary; 16. Appendices
Responsibility: Laurel J. Brinton, Donna M. Brinton.
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