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By Evelien Keizer

ISBN-10: 0199571864

ISBN-13: 9780199571864

ISBN-10: 0199571872

ISBN-13: 9780199571871

this is often the 1st textbook on practical Discourse Grammar, a lately built idea of language constitution which analyses utterances at 4 self reliant degrees of grammatical illustration: pragmatic, semantic, morphosyntactic and phonological. The booklet deals a truly systematic and hugely available creation to the idea: following the top-down association of the version, it takes the reader step by step notwithstanding a few of the degrees of study (from pragmatics
down to phonology), whereas while offering an in depth account of the interplay among those assorted degrees. the various routines, labeled in line with measure of hassle, make sure that scholars are challenged to take advantage of the speculation in an artistic demeanour, and invite them to check and
evaluate the idea by way of utilising it to the hot information in a number of linguistic contexts.

Evelien Keizer makes use of examples from numerous assets to illustrate how the idea of sensible Discourse Grammar can be utilized to examine and clarify an important sensible and formal positive aspects of present-day English. The ebook additionally includes examples from a large choice of alternative typologically different languages, making it beautiful not just to scholars of English linguistics yet to someone drawn to linguistic idea extra generally.

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