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By Rodney Huddleston,Geoffrey K. Pullum

ISBN-10: 0521612888

ISBN-13: 9780521612883

ISBN-10: 0521848377

ISBN-13: 9780521848374

This groundbreaking undergraduate textbook on sleek regular English grammar is the 1st to be in line with the innovative advances of the authors' earlier paintings, The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (2002). The analyses defended there are defined right here extra in brief, in an engagingly obtainable and casual kind. mistakes of the older culture of English grammar are famous and corrected, and the excesses of prescriptive utilization manuals are firmly rebutted in especially highlighted notes that specify what older gurus have referred to as 'incorrect' and convey why these gurus are fallacious. This booklet is meant for college students in schools or universities who've very little prior historical past in grammar, and presupposes no linguistics. It comprises routines, and should offer a foundation for introductions to grammar and classes at the constitution of English not just in linguistics departments but additionally in English language and literature departments and faculties of education.

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