From Words to Grammar: Discovering English Usage

From Words to Grammar: Discovering English Usage

By: Roger Berry (author)Paperback

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From Words to Grammar is a different introduction to grammar for students. Taking a word-based approach to grammar, this innovative book introduces the subject through the analysis of over a hundred of the most commonly used English words. Each unit focuses on a different word class, using an analysis of specific words which includes: an introduction to the grammar of each word; examples of real world usage featuring that word; exercises with answers. This unique approach not only introduces students to grammar but also provides them with an understanding of how grammar works in everyday English. Written by an experienced teacher and author, From Words to Grammar is ideal for all students of English Language.

About Author

Roger Berry is Head of English at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.


Introduction Introducing concordance lines 1. Nouns 2. Personal pronouns 3. Pronouns and determiners 4. Adjectives 5. Prepositions 6. Adverbs 7. Verb patterns 8. Modal auxiliaries 9. Multi-word verbs 10. Question words, relative words and subordinators 11. Multi-functional words (1) 12. Multi-functional words (2) Answers Glossary Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415713764
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 190
  • ID: 9780415713764
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 0415713765

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