English Grammar: A University Course (2nd Edition)

English Grammar: A University Course (2nd Edition)

Angela Downing, Philip Locke

Language: English

Pages: 640

ISBN: B00R623BO2

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

This comprehensive and up-to-date descriptive grammar is a complete course for first degree and postgraduate students of English, especially those whose native language is not English. It is also used as a reference book providing the linguistic basis for courses and projects on translation, contrastive linguistics, stylistics, reading and discourse studies. Grammatical usage is illustrated with authentic texts from a wide range of sources, both spoken and written.
This new edition has been thoroughly rewritten and redesigned with many new texts and examples of language in use.
Key features include:
· Chapters divided into modules of class-length materials

· A wide variety of authentic texts and transcriptions to illustrate points of grammar and to contextualise structure

· Clear chapter and module summaries enabling efficient class preparation and student revision

· Exercises and topics for individuals





















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