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The Linguistic Structure of Modern English

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This text is for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in contemporary English, especially those whose primary area of interest is English as a second language, primary or secondary-school education, English stylistics, theoretical and applied linguistics, or speech pathology. The emphasis is on empirical facts of English rather than any particular theory ...more
Paperback, 426 pages
Published July 29th 2010 by John Benjamins Publishing Company (first published July 15th 2010)
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Jan 08, 2016 Bookosaurus_Rex rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favourite textbooks from uni. I sort of sh*t bricks when we got to those darned language trees, but I got through it. Phewf.

If you're a total linguistics geek, but you don't want to get too steeped in academic language, then this book is for you. I realize that I'm nerding out hardcore here, but I do read this for pleasure when I'm not too tired.

I highly recommend this book to anyone teaching pronunciation to intermediate / advanced students. There's quite a lot of informatio
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This book really help me to understand the language forms and functions in a very descriptive way, with a lot of examples which is very useful with a foreign languages, and the differences that I found in this book than others is they talk to you, it is written in a way you feel they are a very closed teachers who are explaining me a subject.
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