Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2017

304 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190660574

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Making Sense

The Glamorous Story of English Grammar

David Crystal

  • An engaging and light read written by a preeminent scholar of the English language
  • Explores how grammar has responded and adapted to the 21st century digital environment of blogging, emailing, texting
  • Offers practical guidance for how grammar may be used for one's personal benefit
  • Eradicates a centuries-old bias against grammar and its seeming uselessness, and argues how it can be taught differently and engagingly