By Rodney Huddleston,Geoffrey K. Pullum

ISBN-10: 0521612888

ISBN-13: 9780521612883

ISBN-10: 0521848377

ISBN-13: 9780521848374

This groundbreaking undergraduate textbook on smooth usual English grammar is the 1st to be in keeping with the innovative advances of the authors' prior paintings, The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (2002). The analyses defended there are defined the following extra in brief, in an engagingly obtainable and casual variety. error of the older culture of English grammar are famous and corrected, and the excesses of prescriptive utilization manuals are firmly rebutted in in particular highlighted notes that specify what older gurus have referred to as 'incorrect' and convey why these specialists are wrong. This booklet is meant for college kids in schools or universities who've very little past historical past in grammar, and presupposes no linguistics. It comprises workouts, and may offer a foundation for introductions to grammar and classes at the constitution of English not just in linguistics departments but in addition in English language and literature departments and faculties of education.

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