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Oxford Modern English Grammar

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Oxford Modern English Grammar is Oxford's brand new and definitive guide to English grammar. This book has been written by a leading expert in the field, covers both British and American English, and makes use of authentic spoken and written examples. Arranged in four clear parts for ease of use, its comprehensive coverage ranges from the very basic to the most complex aspects of grammar, all of which are explained clearly yet authoritatively. This
descriptive source of reference is invaluable for those with an interest in the English language, undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for anyone who would like a clear guide to English grammar and how it is used.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 151 x 218 x 27mm | 628g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Tables and figures
  • 0199533199
  • 9780199533190
  • 30,825

Table of contents

PART I: THE BASICS; PART II: FORM AND FUNCTION; PART III: PHRASE AND CLAUSE PATTERNS; PART IV: GRAMMAR AND MEANING; APPENDIX 1: ENGLISH IRREGULAR VERBS; APPENDIX 2: THE STRUCTURE OF THE ICE-GB CORPUS; NOTES AND FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; INDEX
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About Bas Aarts

Bas Aarts is Professor of English Linguistics and Director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London. His previous books include Small Clauses in English (1992); The Verb in Contemporary English, co-edited with Charles F. Meyer (1995); English Syntax and Argumentation (1997; 2001; 2008); Investigating Natural Language, co-authored with Gerald Nelson and Sean Wallis (2002); Fuzzy Grammar (2004) co-edited
with David Denison, Evelien Keizer, and Gergana Popova (2004); The Handbook of English Linguistics, co-edited with April McMahon (2006); and Syntactic Gradience (2007). With David Denison and the late Richard Hogg he is a founding editor of the journal English Language and Linguistics.
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