9780521732161

English Grammar: Understanding the Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521732161

  • ISBN10:

    0521732166

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/28/2010
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Summary

Looking for an easy-to-use guide to English grammar? This handy introduction covers all the basics of the subject, using a simple and straightforward style. Students will find the book's step-by-step approach easy to follow and be encouraged by its non-technical language. Requiring no prior knowledge of English grammar, the information is presented in small steps, with objective techniques to help readers apply new concepts. With clear explanations and well chosen examples, the book gives students the tools to understand the mysteries of English grammar as well as the perfect foundation from which to move on to more advanced topics.

Table of Contents

Introduction
How to use this book
Kinds of Words: Unit I. Nouns
Verbs
Determiners
Adjectives
Prepositions
Conjunctions
Pronouns
Adverbs
Kinds of Phrases: Unit 9. Noun phrases
Prepositional phrases
Verb phrases
Auxiliary phrases
Subjects and objects
Compound phrases
Getting Started with Sentences: Unit 15. The functions of sentences
Combining sentences
Related sentences
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