Grammar of English
Modern English Grammar by example
Andrew Rossiter - 2020
This new Descriptive
Grammar of English combines in a single volume the
of a detailed presentation of contemporary English grammar, with the
clarity that is
required to explain
this grammar to students and learners of English. It is a
must for the
bookshelf or library of any teacher or school catering for students of
English, and also for advanced students of English as a foreign or
second language as well as for native English speakers.
Available as a paperback, or as an e-book through Amazon
has been praised for being "comprehensive, simple and logical".
All the essential points of English grammar are presented
in detail, and the rules and conventions explained
noted) using language that can be easily understood by readers with at
least a reasonable command of English. Particular attention
has been paid to avoiding ambiguity and over-complex explanations; and
for maximum clarity, color coding is used throughout in order
to relate rules and examples, or to highlight differences in
structures or meaning.
All sections are copiously illustrated with many hundreds of examples
everyday written and spoken English, carefully chosen for the clarity
with which they illustrate a rule or a structure of English as it is
Where appropriate, this Grammar distinguishes between written
English and spoken English, and in the few cases where they are not
same, between different usages in British English and
American English. It includes clearly illustrated sections on styles of
English, word order, and punctuation.
The author, Dr. Andrew Rossiter, former head of Applied
Languages at the University of Franche-Comté in Besançon, France, has
over thirty years of experience teaching and explaining grammar to
intermediate and advanced-level learners of English.
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