Essentials of English Grammar
Routledge, 24.05.2013 - 800 Seiten
This book was first published in 1933, Essentials of English Grammar is a valuable contribution to the field of English Language and Linguistics.
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... of the manuscript; Professors C. A. Bodelsen and G. E. K. Braunholtz, Miss Isabel Fry, Dr G. E. Fuhrken, and Miss J. Young, Ph.D., who all of them read a greater or lesser number of chapters and communicated to me their remarks.
CHAPTER I INTRODUCTORY What is grammar ?—Local and social dialects.—Spoken and written language.—Formulas and free expressions.—Expression, suppression, and impression.—Prescriptive, descriptive, explanatory, historical, ...
CHAPTER IX JUNCTION AND NEXUS Adjunct and adnex.—Restrictive and non-restrictive adjuncts. —Relation between adjunct and primary.—Adjuncts of composite names.—Apposition.—Participles.—Extraposition.—Nexus.— Dependent nexus.
CHAPTER XVI DEFINITE PRONOUNS Division of pronouns.—Pronouns of contextual indication (Personal pronouns).—Ambiguities.—Unspecified they.—The self- pronouns.—It.—Preparatory it.—Unspecified it.—Emphatic it.—Pronouns of pointing: this, ...
CHAPTER XXII DEGREE Positive, comparative and superlative.—Regular forms.— Irregularities.-More and most.-Meaning.- Superiority, equality and inferiority.—Seeming comparatives.—Gradual increase.—Parallel increase.—Weakened comparatives.
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This book was a bit of a muddled review of grammar principles. While it was still useful, to some extent, I found that it would be much more useful to people who English is not their first language ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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