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English Sentence Analysis: An Introductory Course


This title presents an introductory 10-week course for students of English language and linguistics. It aims to give students proficiency in English analysis at sentence, clause and phrase level and have an understanding of the traditional terms and concepts of English syntax. The course book presents exercises with quotations and excerpts from English, American and Australian literature and pop songs. The practice programme contains over 800 exercises, over 700 quotations and has structured chapters with introductions and summaries to each.
Table of contents
List of Tables 12
Acknowledgements 13
Introduction 14
1. Sentences: Communicative functions and typical patterns 16
2. Sentences: Simple, compound and complex 33
3. VerbsI 46
4. VerbsII 64
5. Word classes 86
6. Phrases 118
7. Sentence constituents realized as clauses 151
8. How to analyze sentences at all levels 171
Key to the exercises 203
Users’ Guide to the Practice Program 234
Index 242

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