Journals Higher Education

£127.50

Hardback

Published: 30 June 2005

562 Pages | numerous tables

246x171mm

ISBN: 9780199283071


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A Semantic Approach to English Grammar

R. M. W. Dixon

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

  • New edition of the most lucid, and the wittiest, introduction to English grammar
  • New chapters on tense and aspect, nominalizations and possession, and adverbs and negation
  • Wide appeal to linguistics and ESl students
  • Explains recent changes such as the decline and fall of the tabooed he

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on tense and aspect, nominalizations and possession, and adverbs and negation
  • New discussion of comparative forms of adjectives
  • Explains recent changes in English grammar, including how they has replaced the tabooed he as a pronoun referring to either gender, as in When a student reads this book, they will learn a lot about English grammar in a most enjoyable manner.
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