The Elements of English

The Elements of English : An Introduction to the Principles of the Study of Language

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First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of English as a foreign or second language, particularly the teacher in training and the university student.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 294.84g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138918784
  • 9781138918788

Table of contents

Preface;  1. Sound, shape and Sense  2. The English Sound-System  3. Sounds and the Learner  4. The Organization of Speech  5. Grammatical Patterning  6. The Word: Forms and Functions  7. A Sketch of the Sentence  8. A Note on Lexicon;  Appendices;  Indexshow more