Summary: Preface. 1. Introduction. What Is Grammar? Grammar Versus Usage. Descriptive Grammars. Grammatical Prototypes. Learning About Grammar. Aids to Learning About Language. Diagramming. IC Analysis. Phrase Structure Trees. Suggestions for Reading This Book. Key Terms. Endnotes. 2. Varieties of English. Regional Dialects. Social Dialects. Standard American English. Styles. Second Language Acquisition. English in an International Context. Summary. Key Terms. Endn ...show moreotes. 3. The Morphology of English. Morphemes. Allomorphs. Inflectional Morphemes. Noun Inflections. Verb Inflections. Adjective and Adverb Inflections. Functional Shift. Derivational Morphemes. Form Classes and Structure Classes. A Word About Words Summary. Review Exercises. Key Terms. 4. Form-Class Words. Form and Function. Forms with Overlapping Functions. Nouns. Prototypes and Peripheral. Subclasses and Features. Noun Subclasses. Verbs. Verb Subclasses. Adjectives. Adjective Subclasses. Adverbs. Adverb Subclasses. Analyzing Form and Function. Comments and Suggestions. Summary. Review Exercises. Key Terms. Endnotes. 5. Structure-Class Words: Part I Structure-Class versus Form-Cla ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 6TH 10
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