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    The Longman's Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English (Grammar Reference) (Hardback) By (author) Douglas Biber, By (author) Geoffrey Leech, By (author) Susan Conrad

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    Description* Examines patterns of use in the news, fiction and academic English * Takes grammar and vocabulary together and looks at how they interact * Is based on the analysis of 40-million words of British and American, written and spoken corpus text * Uses over 3000 examples of real, corpus English to illustrate the points * Uses frequency tables and graphs to make the new findings of this grammar clear


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    Title
    The Longman's Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Douglas Biber, By (author) Geoffrey Leech, By (author) Susan Conrad
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 776 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780582237278
    ISBN 10: 0582237270
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ABM
    BIC E4L: ELT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.1T
    LC classification: PE1112
    DC21: 425
    BIC subject category V2: EL
    DC22: 425
    BIC subject category V2: CFK
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    BISAC V2.8: LAN006000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 18600
    LC classification: P
    Libri: ENGL2010
    Abridged Dewey: 425
    BISAC V2.8: FOR007000
    BIC subject category V2: 2ABM
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: CJ
    Publisher
    Pearson Education Limited
    Imprint name
    LONGMAN
    Publication date
    01 December 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Harlow
    Author Information
    Douglas Biber is Professor of Applied Linguistics (English Department) at Northern Arizona University. His books and articles deal with language use in spoken and written discourse.
    Back cover copy
    Based on the acclaimed "Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English," this corpus-based text provides advanced students with a detailed look at the elements of English grammar including, how, why, and when to use different structures. Illustrates how different grammatical choices are made in speech and various writing genres. Uses example sentences drawn from real texts and conversations. Shows differences between British and American grammar. Includes frequency information. A companion "Student Workbook" makes the "Longman Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English" a practical classroom tool as well as an indispensable grammar reference. "