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Pattern grammar a corpus-driven approach to the lexical grammar of English by Susan Hunston

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Published by John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Grammar, Generative.,
  • English language -- Discourse analysis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-281) and index.

StatementSusan Hunston, Gill Francis.
SeriesStudies in corpus linguistics,, v. 4
ContributionsFrancis, Gill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1106 .H453 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL45829M
ISBN 10155619398X, 1556193998
LC Control Number99043483

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•The Grammar Patterns books and on-line resource. A generative grammar view • ^Colorless green ideas sleep furiously. _ •A sharp distinction between syntax and the lexicon. A systemic-functional view •Lexis as the most delicate grammar (e.g. Hasan /). “Oxford Guide to English Grammar,” by John Eastwood, is a comprehensive grammar reference book that you should always keep at your fingertips. It covers all the key grammar topics in detail, and is a great book for understanding the patterns and structures of the English language.   Providing insights into the history and modern popularity of these ethnographic patterns, this book is informative and beautiful in equal measures, making it a great addition to collections of allied literature. Owen Jones ( - ) was an English-born Welsh architect who is considered to be one of the most influential design theorists of Reviews: There are five grammar books, with tests and examples. If you are a beginner or advanced level English learner, these books will help you to improve your English better than ever! 1. English Grammar Practice This book provides grammar exercises for students working on their own, with an integrated key at the back for reference.

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