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Title The linguistic structure of modern English / Laurel J. Brinton, Donna M. Brinton Edition Revised edition Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2010] ©2010 Online access available from: ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription Collection View Resource Record EBSCO eBook Academic Collection View Resource Record

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 426 pages) : illustrations Contents The Linguistic Structure of Modern English; Title page; LCC data; Table of Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Acknowledgments; Preface to the second edition; Chapter 1. The nature of language and linguistics; Chapter 2. Consonants and vowels; Chapter 3. Phonology, phonotactics, and suprasegmentals; Chapter 4. The internal structure of words and processes of word formation; Chapter 5. Grammatical categories and word classes; Chapter 6. Lexical semantics; Chapter 7. Phrasal structure and verb complementation; Chapter 8. Adverbials, auxiliaries, and sentence types Chapter 9. Finite and nonfinite clausesChapter 10. Sentence semantics; Chapter 11. Information structuring and speech acts; Chapter 12. Linguistics in language teaching; References; Glossary; Appendices; Index Summary This text is for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in contemporary English, especially those whose primary area of interest is English as a second language, primary or secondary-school education, English stylistics, theoretical and applied linguistics, or speech pathology. The emphasis is on empirical facts of English rather than any particular theory of linguistics; the text does not assume any background in language or linguistics. In this newly revised edition numerous example sentences are taken from the Corpus of Contemporary American English. A full glossary of key Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-392) and index Notes Print version record Subject English language -- Grammar. English language -- Phonology. English language -- Syntax. Form Electronic book Author Brinton, Laurel J. Structure of modern English Brinton, Donna. ISBN 9027288240 (electronic bk.) 9789027288240 (electronic bk.) (hbk. ; alk. paper) (paperback; alk. paper) (hb ; alk. paper) (hbk. ; alk. paper) (pb ; alk. paper) (paperback; alk. paper) &nbsp&nbspPermalink&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp