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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To form the plural—that is, the expression of more than one—we have old formulas in the case of men, feet, oxen and a few other words, which are used so often in the plural that they are committed to memory at a very early age by each ...
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.
By means of the tip of the tongue are formed first the three stops [t, d, n], fricatives [þ, ð], as in thin, then against the front teeth, and [r] against the gums, often with a distinctly "flapping" movement. Further, we have , ...
The soft palate is movable, and is either raised so as to shut off the mouth from the cavity of the nose—then we have purely oral sounds—or else it may be lowered so as to allow the air to pass through the nose—in that case we have ...
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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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