An Introduction to English Grammar, Longman Grammar, Syntax by Sidney Greenbaum, Gerald Nelson

By Sidney Greenbaum, Gerald Nelson

English Language and its utilization became tremendous emotive matters in contemporary years.  habitual discussions within the media have highlighted a turning out to be call for for a go back to the learn of language after many years of neglect.An advent to English Grammar is among the many profitable grammars at the linguistics record with the 1st version promoting tremendous well.  The e-book is an introductory descriptive survey, meant for college students, academics and normal readers which deals insurance of grammatical themes with sections on spelling, punctuation and exercises.Clear and concise, this a lot wanted moment version might be of significant price to scholars who've very little event of learning English grammar.

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You MUST tell them. 4. 4 A: Are you leaving? B: Yes, I am. Karen and Tom haven’t seen the video, but Jill has. I’ll take one if you will. 3 I identified the operator as the first or only auxiliary. But many sentences have no auxiliary, as in [1]: [1] Terry works for a public authority. Here there is only the main verb works. 3, we have to introduce the dummy operator do with the appropriate endings (do, does, did): [1a] [1b] [1c] Does Terry work for a public authority? Terry doesn’t work for a public authority.

6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Can you tell me the time, please? Who taught you how to do that? Paul’s parents promised him a bicycle for his twelfth birthday. You can save yourself the bother. The college provides accommodation for all first-year students. I owe my parents several hundred pounds. Show me your latest videos. Our local council gives a maintenance grant to all students in higher education. They can cause us a lot of trouble. What can I offer you now? The restaurant does not serve vegetarian meals.

10. 14 Direct object and indirect object (cf. 11) Underline the indirect objects in the sentences below. Some sentences do not have an indirect object. The Parts of the Simple Sentence 43 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Can you tell me the time, please? Who taught you how to do that? Paul’s parents promised him a bicycle for his twelfth birthday. You can save yourself the bother. The college provides accommodation for all first-year students. I owe my parents several hundred pounds. Show me your latest videos.

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