Introduces the basic terminology and concepts of modern grammar, with practical reinforcement throughout. The book contains exercises to test understanding and give readers the opportunity to consider grammar in context.
SARA THORNE has many years' teaching experience in schools and colleges. A former Joint Chief Examiner for AS/A2 English Language and Literature, she now works as a writer and educational consultant, producing on-line material for classroom use, delivering A Level language lectures and working with students to develop effective study skills. She is the author of Mastering Advanced English Language and Mastering Poetry.
Preface Symbols and Conventions Phonemic Symbols Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: WORDS Words Using your knowledge PART II: PHRASES Phrases Using Your Knowledge PART III: CLAUSES Clauses Using Your Knowledge PART IV: SENTENCES Sentences Using your knowledge PART V: DISCOURSE Discourse Using Your knowledge What Next? PART VI: APPENDICES A: Suggested Framework for Analysis B: Glossary C: Wider Reading Index