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Title: English: An Essential Grammar
Written By: Gerald Nelson
Description:

This book extends the highly regarded Routledge Grammars series to include English. It will prove to be a tremendous boon to everyone who struggles with the language, from freshmen in composition 101 to graduate students looking to hone their skills. English: An
Essential Grammar is a concise, user-friendly guide to modern English.
Written specifically for native speakers, it includes:
* Discussion of points of usage that often cause problems
* Guidance on sentence building
* Practical spelling rules
* Explanations of grammatical terms
* An appendix of irregular verbs.

Beginning with the basics and progressing gradually and systematically to more complex issues, this is the guide for anyone seeking a genuine command of English. Routledge Grammars series.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415224497
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Pages: 192
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ISBN: 0415224500
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Pages: 192
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