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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The meaning of genitive.—Restrictions in the use of the genitive.—Lifeless things.—Measures.—Genitives as primaries.— Genitive after of. CHAPTER XV PERSON Three persons.—Substitutes for pronouns.—Indirect speech.— Vocative.—Imperative.
Indirect speech.— Vocative.—Imperative.—Verbs.— Difficulties.—Generic person. CHAPTER XVI DEFINITE PRONOUNS Division of pronouns.—Pronouns of contextual indication (Personal pronouns).—Ambiguities.—Unspecified they.—The self- pronouns.
Indirect speech.—Expanded tenses.—Special cases.—Passive.—Conclusion. CHAPTER XXV WILL AND SHALL Full verb will.—Auxiliary will.—Volition.—Habit.—Volition-coloured future.—First person.—Second person.—Condition.— Pure future.-I will.
The closer and more intimate the social life of a community is, the greater will be the concordance in speech between its members. In old times, when communication between various parts of the country was not easy and when the ...
In our so-called civilized life print plays such an important part that people are apt to forget that language is primarily speech, i.e. chiefly conversation (dialogue), while the written (and printed) word is only a kind 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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