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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... and syntax, i.e. the doctrine of sentence structure and the use of the forms. This type of division has been disregarded in this book, which substitutes for it a division in the main according to the chief grammatical categories.
In order to avoid confusion between sounds and the letters of ordinary spelling it is necessary to use phonetic script, which in this book is made as simple as possible without any difficult complications. Sound symbols are here printed ...
If the air-channel is made a trifle broader, and the tip of the tongue is turned a little farther back, we get the sounds [ , [ʃ, ʒ] as in she, mission, vision miʃƏn, viʒƏn]; they are often combined with [t, d] as in chin, gin [tʃin, ...
... of eyes and ice, the  of felled and felt, the [n] of send and sent: in all these pairs the sound is longer in the former than in the latter word. second 2.9 2. Stress, which distinguishes, of photography, and the for instance, ...
This explains the plurals of some substantives, e.g. men, geese from man, goose, and the formation of derivatives like fill from full, filth from foul, heat from hot. An isolated survival of a prehistoric consonant change is seen in ...
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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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