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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Time.—Contrast.—Manner.—Comparison.—Cause.—Purpose.—Result.—Condition.— Restriction.—Concession.—Indifference.—Parallelism.—Amorphous clauses. CHAPTER XXXVI RETROSPECT Synopsis of grammatical means.—The unchanged word.—Stress and tone.
harmonious, and we shall see in some of the subsequent chapters that there are loopholes and deficiencies in the English grammatical system. Language is nothing but a set of human habits, the purpose of which is to give expression to ...
This book aims at giving a descriptive and, to some extent, explanatory and appreciative account of the grammatical system of Modern English, historical explanations being only given where this can be done without presupposing any ...
On the other hand, we have been able to dispense with a great many of the learned terms that are often found abundantly in grammatical treatises and which really say nothing that cannot be expressed clearly in simple everyday language.
As final e in the older language served a great many grammatical purposes, in the same way as it still does in German and the Scandinavian languages, its loss has meant an enormous simplification in the whole grammatical structure of ...
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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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