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Exploring English Grammar free pdf This engaging textbook bridges the gap between traditional and functional grammar. Starting with a traditional approach, students will develop a firm grasp of traditional tools for analysis and learn how SFG (Systemic Functional grammar) can be used to enrich the traditional formal approach. Using a problem-solving approach, readers explore how grammatical structures function in different contexts by using a wide variety of thought-provoking and motivating texts including adverts, cartoons, phone calls and chatroom dialogue. Each chapter focuses on a real world issue or problem that can be investigated linguistically, such as 'mis'-translation or problems arising from a communication disorder. By working on these problems, students will become equipped to understand and analyse formal and functional grammar in different genres and styles. With usable and accessible activities throughout, "Exploring English Grammar" is ideal for upper undergraduate and postgraduate students of English language and linguistics.

About Caroline Coffin

Caroline Coffin is Reader in Applied Linguistics at the Open University, UK. Prior to joining the Open University she was a lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Jim Donohue is currently Head of OpenELT, the English Language Teaching Unit of the Open University. He has been involved in the teaching of English for specific purposes for 20 years. Sarah North is currently lecturer in applied language studies at the Open University, UK. She has been involved in English language teaching and teacher training in a number of countries, including Indonesia, Tanzania, China, India, Malaysia and Mexico.

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Author : Caroline Coffin
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 06 May 2009
ISBN : 0415478162
EAN : 9780415478168
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 464 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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