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Language usage

Mary E Platts

Language usage

classroom activities for teaching intermediate grammar

by Mary E Platts

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Published by Opportunities for Learning, Inc. in Mansfield, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage,
  • English language -- Grammar -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary E. Platts
    SeriesThe Spice series, Spice series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16703550M
    ISBN 100867032413
    OCLC/WorldCa24521646

    Book Description. Introducing Language in Use, second edition, provides a lively and accessible introduction to the study of language and g on a vast range of data and examples of language in its many forms, this book provides students with the tools they need to analyse real language in diverse contexts. language. Description versus prescription Our aim is to describe and not prescribe: we outline and illustrate the principles that govern the construction of words and sentences in the present-day language without recommending or condemning particular usage choices. Although this book may beFile Size: KB.

      Practical English Usage View larger image , or view our freely available titles. Synopsis This unique reference guide addresses problem points in the language as encountered by learners and their teachers. It gives information and advice that is practical, clear, reliable, and easy to find. Most of the book is about grammar, but it also Author: Michael Swan.   Basic English Grammar: Parts of Speech – noun, verb, adjective, pronoun, adverb - Duration: JamesESL English Lessons (engVid) Recommended for you.

      A: When an underlined section includes punctuation, make sure that the punctuation enhances the reader’s understanding of the the punctuation harms understanding, consider changing it or eliminating it altogether. In this case, the comma included in the underlined section clearly separates an independent and dependent clause. Universal Dictionary of the English Language: A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language (4 volumes; New York: P. F. Collier, ), ed. by Robert Hunter and Charles Morris (page images at HathiTrust).


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