By Geoffrey Leech, Margaret Deuchar, Robert Hoogenraad
Written via a staff led by means of a global authority in English grammar, English Grammar for Today has confirmed itself as a wealthy academic event for either local- and non-native-speaking scholars. This attractive and stimulating coursebook permits scholars to benefit grammar not only for its personal sake, but additionally for the excitement of exploring, appreciating and realizing the way in which language communicates in written textual content and spoken discourse. all through, the emphasis is on utilizing grammar in present-day English.
After an creation putting grammar in its academic and cultural context, the authors current a 'toolkit' for analysing sentences. the second one a part of the publication demonstrates tips on how to follow this toolkit to spoken and written language, utilizing quite a lot of actual textual fabrics. each one bankruptcy ends with a collection of carefully-designed routines and initiatives to help figuring out, with solutions supplied on the finish of the quantity. Now completely revised and up-to-date to satisfy the desires of brand new scholars, this new version features:
- a brand new Foreword by way of the English Association
- an extra introductory bankruptcy, 'Getting began with Grammar', which introduces the topic for people with no previous knowledge
- stronger and prolonged diagrams, workouts and answers
- updated textual passages and examples
Lively and approachable, this fundamental advisor is perfect for either scholars and academics who're searching for their first severe engagement with - or wishing to rediscover- English grammar.