Analyzing English Grammar (3rd Edition) 3rd Edition
by Thomas P. Klammer (Author), Muriel R. Schulz (Author), Angela Della Volpe (Author)
While drawing upon traditional, structural, and transformational grammatical theory, the primary purpose of this book is to provide students with sound pedagogical grammar instruction. It is designed to support and assist students in learning about the structure of English. Unlike similar texts, Analyzing English Grammar speaks directly to students by providing clear explanations and then challenging them to be conscious of their own learning process by incorporating a variety of strategies that go beyond simple memorization to critical thinking and analysis. Numerous exercises and extensive pedagogical aids help students master the material and concepts presented.
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While drawing upon traditional, structural and transformational grammatical theory, the primary purpose of this book is to provide sound pedagogical grammar instruction. Taking an eclectic approach, this effective learning tool is designed to support and assist learning about the structure of English. Unlike similar books, Analyzing English Grammar directly addresses its audience with understandable language and clear explanations. From cover to cover, it models the techniques of step-by-step linguistic analysis that the authors teach in their own classes. Numerous exercises help readers move from mastering clear, prototypical cases toward critical analysis of the more complex and borderline fuzzy grammar examples that characterize actual language. Includes the conventions of Standard English in a context of regional, social, and stylistic variation. Grammatical concepts are applied to practical writing problems. For anyone interested in advanced English grammar.
Hardcover: 462 pages
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon; 3rd edition (August 1999)
Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.5 x 9.8 inches
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