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By Rodney Huddleston,Geoffrey K. Pullum

This groundbreaking undergraduate textbook on glossy typical English grammar is the 1st to be in keeping with the progressive advances of the authors' past paintings, The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (2002). The analyses defended there are defined right here extra in short, in an engagingly available and casual type. error of the older culture of English grammar are famous and corrected, and the excesses of prescriptive utilization manuals are firmly rebutted in in particular highlighted notes that specify what older professionals have known as 'incorrect' and convey why these experts are flawed. This booklet is meant for college kids in faculties or universities who've very little past historical past in grammar, and presupposes no linguistics. It comprises workouts, and should supply a foundation for introductions to grammar and classes at the constitution of English not just in linguistics departments but in addition in English language and literature departments and faculties of education.

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