LINGUIST List 16.783

Tue Mar 15 2005

Books: Syntax: Fabb

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        1.    Dylan Maiden, Sentence Structure: Fabb

Message 1: Sentence Structure: Fabb

Date: 10-Mar-2005
From: Dylan Maiden <>
Subject: Sentence Structure: Fabb

Title: Sentence Structure
Series Title: Language Workbooks
Published: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

Author: Nigel Fabb
Hardback: ISBN: 0415341817 Pages: 144 Price: U.S. $ 79.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415341825 Pages: 144 Price: U.S. $ 24.95

Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical
introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide
comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further
investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject
using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the basic
analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of data. Written in a clear
and simple style, with all technical concepts fully explained, Language
Workbooks can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class.

Sentence Structure:

*introduces the evidence for sentence structure and reveals its purpose

*is based on a problem-solving approach to language

*teaches the reader how to identify word classes, such as noun, preposition
and demonstrative

*uses simple tree structures to analyse sentences

*contains numerous exercises to encourage practical skills of sentence analysis

*includes a database and exercises that compare the structure of English
with other languages

*The second edition has been revised and updated throughout.

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Written In: English (ENG )

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