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Understanding English Grammar (7th Edition)

Understanding English Grammar (7th Edition)
Author: Martha J. Kolln - Robert W. Funk
ISBN 13: 9780321316837
ISBN 10: 321316835
Edition: 7
Publisher: Longman
Publication Date: 2005-05-26
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 480
List Price: $113.33

This market-leading text for grammar courses is a comprehensive description of sentence structure that encourages students to recognize and use their innate language expertise as they study the systematic nature of sentence grammar.


A class textbook, assuming that most of the students will become teachers, but also providing those entering other fields such as business and science with a view of the systematic nature of language and an appreciation of the language expertise of native English speakers. Based on structural linguistics with its descriptive sentence patterns and classifications of words based on English rather than Latin. Also considers insights of the newer transformational linguists. Includes a glossary without pronunciation, which is presumably covered in a different course. First published in 1982 and most recently in 1990. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.