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By Rodney Huddleston,Geoffrey K. Pullum

This groundbreaking undergraduate textbook on glossy average English grammar is the 1st to be in keeping with the innovative advances of the authors' past paintings, The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (2002). The analyses defended there are defined the following extra in short, in an engagingly available and casual sort. mistakes of the older culture of English grammar are famous and corrected, and the excesses of prescriptive utilization manuals are firmly rebutted in especially highlighted notes that specify what older experts have known as 'incorrect' and exhibit why these specialists are flawed. This e-book is meant for college students in schools or universities who've very little past history in grammar, and presupposes no linguistics. It includes workouts, and should supply a foundation for introductions to grammar and classes at the constitution of English not just in linguistics departments but additionally in English language and literature departments and faculties of education.

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