Analysing sentences : an introduction to English syntax (Book, 2011) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Analysing sentences : an introduction to English syntax

Analysing sentences : an introduction to English syntax

Author: Noel Burton-Roberts
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2011.
Series: Learning about language.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
This highly successful text has long been considered a standard introduction to the practical analysis of English sentence structure. As in previous editions, key concepts such as constituency, category and function are carefully explained as they are introduced.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Burton-Roberts
ISBN: 9781408233740 1408233746
OCLC Number: 607084994
Description: xiv, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Sentence structure: constituents --
Sentence structure: functions --
Sentence structure: categories --
The basic Verb Phrase --
Adverbials and other matters --
More on verbs: auxiliary VPs --
The structure of Noun Phrases --
Sentences within Sentences --
Wh-clauses --
Non-finite clauses --
Languages, sentences and grammars.
Series Title: Learning about language.
Responsibility: Noel Burton-Roberts.

Abstract:

This highly successful text has long been considered a standard introduction to the practical analysis of English sentence structure. As in previous editions, key concepts such as constituency, category and function are carefully explained as they are introduced.
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