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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION-The Study of Grammar
Grammar, Idiom, and Usage
The Parts of Speech
Units of Structure
Basic Sentence Types
Functions in the Sentence
PART I, THE PARTS OF SPEECH, NOUNS-Structure of the Noun phrase
Functions of the Noun Phrase
Reflexive /Emphatic pronouns
Some Idiomatic Usages
VERBS-Lexical and Auxiliary
Types of Lexical Verbs
Forms of Lexical Verbs
Finite and Non-finite
Gerunds and Participles
Gerund and the Infinitive
Expressing the Future
Mood and Modality
Voice: Active and Passive
Structure of the Verb Phrase
Syntactic Functions of Adjectives
Order of Adjectives
Comparison of Adjectives
Some Usage Points
ADVERBS-Adverb as a Part of Speech
Functions of Adverbs
Position of Adverbs
Comparison of Adverbs
Adjectives and Adverbs
Some Points of Usage
Co-ordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions
PART II, SENTENCE STRUCTURE-The Simple Sentence
The Simple Sentence Defined
Clause Patterns in the Simple Sentence
Syntactic functions and Thematic Roles
COMPLEX AND COMPOUND SENTENCES-Introduction
GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURE AND INFORMATION ORGANIZATION-Some Principles of Information Organization
Appendix 1, Formation of the Genitive
Appendix 2, Irregular Verbs