The Oxford English Grammar

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The Oxford English Grammar
Sidney Greenbaum
Type: eBook
Released: 1996
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Page Count: 665
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0198612508
ISBN-13: 9780198612506
Written by one of the world's leading grammarians, The Oxford English Grammar is an authoritative review of and topic reference for English grammar.The Oxford English Grammar Textbook Opening with an outline of national, regional, and social variation in English, the book details descriptive and prescriptive approaches and attitudes to English among both native and non-native speakers. This is followed by an account of the development of grammar, and a review of modern approaches to this complex subject. The central section of the book is a presentation of current English grammar at sentence, clause, phrase, and word level; with the last chapters covering grammar in relation to discourse, word-formation, lexis, pronunciation and intonation, punctuation, and spelling. A full index is provided, and examples of usage are drawn from a wide range of sources, including use of the new international Corpus of English at University College London. Written in a readable and absorbing style, The Oxford English Grammar is an essential reference for English speakers around the world. About the Author Sidney Greenbaum is director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London where he was for seven years Quain Professor of English Language and Literature. He is also an associate editor of The Oxford Companion to the English Language.

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