1st Edition

The Elements of English
An Introduction to the Principles of the Study of Language





ISBN 9781138918788
Published February 8, 2017 by Routledge
206 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of English as a foreign or second language, particularly the teacher in training and the university student.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. Sound, shape and Sense  2. The English Sound-System  3. Sounds and the Learner  4. The Organization of Speech  5. Grammatical Patterning  6. The Word: Forms and Functions  7. A Sketch of the Sentence  8. A Note on Lexicon;  Appendices;  Index

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