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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... will be printed in a volume, "Linguistica: Selected Papers in English, French, and German," and will also be sold separately.1 OTTO JESPERSEN GENTOFIE, COPENHAGEN January 1933 1 London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Contents CHAPTER I.
French influence : ch, g, c, ou, u, o.—Doubling of letters.—Differentiation of i, j, u, v,— Learned spellings. CHAPTER VII WORD-CLASSES Substantives.—Adjectives.—Verbs.—Pronouns.—Numerals.— Particles.—Provisional survey of inflexions.
Grammar deals with the structure of languages, English grammar with the of English, French grammar with the structure of French, etc. Language consists of words, but the way in which these words are modified and joined together to ...
Into this consistent and comparatively simple system there came an inrush of hundreds of French—and later of Latin and Greek—words with a totally different stress system. End-stress was retained in such words as resembled native words ...
The spelling ou in foul, house, etc., is only seemingly a phonetic rendering of the modern diphthong, for ou (with its variant ow) was originally taken over from French to denote the vowel [u]. (2) In the above diagram ME. has been ...
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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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