**The English Language: From Sound to Sense**

by Gerald P. Delahunty, James J. Garvey

**Publisher**: Parlor Press 2010**ISBN/ASIN**: 1602351805**ISBN-13**: 9781602351806**Number of pages**: 480

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The book is written to help readers become independent language analysts capable of critically evaluating claims about the language and the people who use it. Written in a clear style, it guides its readers on topics including basic assumptions about language and discourse, pronunciation, word-formation strategies, parts of speech, clause elements and patterns, how clauses may be combined into sentences, and how clauses and sentences are modified to suit speakers' and writers' discourse purposes.

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