The English Language: From Sound to Sense
by Gerald P. Delahunty, James J. Garvey
Publisher: Parlor Press 2010
Number of pages: 480
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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