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Analyzing English Grammar

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780321426185

ISBN10:
0321426185
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Longman
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Summary

This advanced grammar text encourage readers to think critically about grammar and exposes them to a variety of linguistic theories.

Table of Contents

Preface x
Introduction
1(18)
What Is Grammar?
2(4)
Grammar Versus Usage
6(2)
Descriptive Grammars
8(2)
Grammatical Prototypes
10(3)
Learning About Grammar
13(2)
Aids to Learning About Language
15(2)
Diagramming
15(1)
IC Analysis
16(1)
Phrase Structure Trees
17(1)
Suggestions for Reading This Book
17(1)
Key Terms
18(1)
Endnotes
18(1)
Varieties of English
19(18)
Regional Dialects
21(2)
Social Dialects
23(2)
Standard American English
25(3)
Styles
28(2)
Second Language Acquisition
30(2)
English in an International Context
32(3)
Summary
35(1)
Key Terms
36(1)
Endnotes
36(1)
The Morphology of English
37(26)
Morphemes
38(5)
Allomorphs
43(1)
Inflectional Morphemes
43(7)
Noun Inflections
45(2)
Verb Inflections
47(3)
Adjective and Adverb Inflections
50(1)
Functional Shift
50(2)
Derivational Morphemes
52(4)
Form Classes and Structure Classes
56(1)
A Word About Words
57(2)
Summary
59(1)
Review Exercises
59(3)
Key Terms
62(1)
Form-Class Words
63(32)
Form and Function
64(2)
Forms with Overlapping Functions
65(1)
Nouns
66(4)
Prototypes and Peripheral Cases
69(1)
Subclasses and Features
70(3)
Noun Subclasses
71(2)
Verbs
73(3)
Verb Subclasses
76(1)
Adjectives
76(5)
Adjective Subclasses
79(2)
Adverbs
81(4)
Adverb Subclasses
84(1)
Analyzing Form and Function
85(6)
Comments and Suggestions
88(3)
Summary
91(1)
Review Exercises
91(2)
Key Terms
93(1)
Endnote
93(2)
Structure-Class Words
95(58)
Structure-Class Versus Form-Class Words
95(4)
Determiners
99(7)
Diagrams and Trees
104(2)
Auxiliaries
106(5)
Modal Auxiliaries
106(1)
Have
107(1)
Be
108(1)
Do
109(1)
Diagrams and Trees
110(1)
Qualifiers
111(6)
Diagrams and Trees
113(4)
Prepositions
117(6)
Diagrams and Trees
118(2)
Differences Between Prepositions and Adverbs
120(1)
Differences Between Prepositions and Verb Particles
121(1)
Differences Between Verb Particles and Adverbs
122(1)
Pronouns
123(10)
Pronouns as Noun-Phrase Substitutes
123(1)
Personal Pronouns
124(4)
Reflexive Pronouns
128(1)
Reciprocal Pronouns
129(1)
Indefinite Pronouns
130(3)
Conjunctions
133(11)
Coordinating Conjunctions
133(3)
Conjunctive Adverbs
136(1)
Subordinating Conjunctions
137(7)
Relatives
144(3)
Interrogatives
147(1)
Summary
148(1)
Review Exercises
149(2)
Key Terms
151(1)
Endnote
151(2)
Phrases
153(44)
Subjects and Predicates
153(6)
Form and Function
159(1)
Recognizing Phrase Types
160(6)
The Main Verb Phrase
166(26)
Creating Verb Phrases
171(8)
Time, Tense, and Aspect
179(1)
Simple Tenses
179(1)
Modals
180(1)
Finite and Nonfinite Verb Forms
180(2)
Compound Verb Forms---Perfect and Progressive
182(6)
The Meaning of Modals
188(1)
Other Auxiliaries
188(2)
Have and Be as Main Verbs
190(2)
Summary
192(2)
Review Exercises
194(2)
Key Terms
196(1)
Endnotes
196(1)
Five Basic Sentence Types
197(42)
Binary Structure
198(2)
Type I---The Intransitive Type
200(7)
Types II, III, and IV---Linking (Copular) Verbs
207(14)
Type II---The Verb Be Requiring Adverbs of Time or Place
207(5)
Type III---The Linking Verb Type with Adjectival Subject Complement
212(5)
Type IV---The Linking Verb Type with Nominal Subject Complement
217(4)
Type V---The Transitive Type
221(12)
Transitive Verbs with Reflexive and Reciprocal Direct Objects
225(1)
Transitive Verbs with Object Complements
226(2)
Distinguishing Between Transitive and Linking Verb Sentence Types
228(2)
Verbs That Function in More Than One Sentence Type
230(3)
Summary
233(3)
Review Exercises
236(1)
Key Terms
237(2)
Basic Sentence Transformations
239(46)
The Indirect Object Transformation
240(6)
Indirect Objects and Object Complements
243(3)
The Passive Transformation
246(11)
Direct and Indirect Objects
250(7)
Other Transformations
257(1)
Negative Sentences
258(8)
Negative Sentences with Auxiliary Verbs
259(1)
Negative Sentences with Be
260(1)
Negative Sentences Without Auxiliary Verbs or Be
260(6)
Interrogative Sentences
266(13)
Yes/No Questions
266(4)
Wh-Questions
270(9)
Imperative Sentences
279(3)
Verbs in Imperative Sentences
280(2)
Summary
282(1)
Review Exercises
282(2)
Key Terms
284(1)
Finite Verb Clauses, Part I: Adverbial and Adjectival Clauses
285(38)
Sentence Varieties
287(4)
Subordinate Clauses
291(8)
Diagramming Subordinate Clauses
295(3)
Subordinate Clauses That Can Function Adverbially or Adjectivally
298(1)
Relative Clauses
299(20)
Relative Clauses Within Prepositional Phrases
302(1)
Diagramming Relative Clauses
303(5)
The Omission of Relative Pronouns
308(2)
Relative Adverbs
310(2)
Relative Clauses Contrasted with Adverbial Subordinate Clauses
312(3)
Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Relative Clauses
315(4)
Summary
319(1)
Review Exercises
320(2)
Key Terms
322(1)
Endnote
322(1)
Finite Verb Clauses, Part II: Nominal Clauses
323(30)
Thai-Clauses
323(14)
Differences Between Relative Clauses and Nominal That-Clauses
326(2)
Appositive That-Clauses
328(1)
Relative Clauses and Deletion Transformations: Appositives
329(4)
Functions of Nominal That-Clauses
333(1)
Diagramming Nominal That-Clauses
334(3)
Interrogative Clauses
337(6)
Diagramming Interrogative Clauses
341(2)
Rhetorical Problems in Using Dependent Clauses
343(6)
Elliptical Dependent Clauses
346(1)
Nominal Clauses---The Omission of That
347(2)
Summary
349(1)
Review Exercises
349(2)
Key Terms
351(2)
Nonfinite Verb Phrases, Part I: Infinitive Phrases
353(24)
Infinitive Phrases
355(12)
Diagramming Infinitive Phrases
358(4)
Clauses Embedded Within Infinitive Phrases
362(1)
Passive Infinitives
363(2)
Infinitives Without To
365(2)
Functions of Infinitive Phrases
367(4)
Adverbial Infinitives
367(1)
Adjectival Infinitives
368(1)
Nominal Infinitives
369(2)
Differences Between Infinitives and Prepositional Phrases
371(1)
Peripheral Case---Ought To
372(1)
Summary
373(1)
Review Exercises
373(3)
Key Terms
376(1)
Endnote
376(1)
Nonfinite Verb Phrases, Part II: Participle and Gerund Phrases
377(38)
Present Participle Phrases
377(11)
Functions of Present Participle Phrases
380(1)
Diagramming Present Participle Phrases
381(5)
Differences Between Present Participles and Adjectives
386(2)
Gerunds
388(8)
Functions of Gerunds and Gerund Phrases
389(3)
Differences Between Gerunds and Present Participles
392(1)
Differences Between Gerunds and Nouns
393(1)
Differences Between Gerunds and Participles
394(2)
Past Participle Phrases
396(12)
Functions of Past Participle Phrases
398(1)
Differences Between Adjectival and Adverbial Past Participles
398(1)
Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Participle Phrases
399(3)
Differences Between Past Participles and Adjectives
402(6)
Nominative Absolutes
408(2)
Summary
410(1)
Review Exercises
411(3)
Key Terms
414(1)
APPENDIX: The Sounds of American English
415(19)
Consonants of English
416(4)
Allophones
420(2)
Vowels of English
422(6)
American Pronunciation
428(1)
Pronunciation and Spelling
429(2)
Phonics and Phonemic Awareness
431(1)
Summary
432(1)
Review Exercises
432(1)
Key Terms
433(1)
Glossary 434(9)
Index 443


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