English: An Essential Grammar

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Index

a
a75
abbreviation 133
acronym 133
active sentence 21 , 70
adjective 48
adjective phrase 95
adjunct 22
adjunct clause 104
adjunct clause meanings 109
adjunct meanings 23
adverb 53
adverb meanings 56
adverb phrase 97
agentless passive 21
agreement 11
alternative interrogative 26
American spelling 6 , 146
an75
anaphora 120
antecedent 120
antecedent agreement 121
apostrophe 36
apposition 85
article 75
aspect 92
asyndetic coordination 114
auxiliary verb 39 , 88

b
back formation 135
bad51
base form 40
be13 , 46 , 70
blending 132
British and American spelling 4 , 146

c
cardinal numeral 76
case 59
cataphora 121
clause 10 , 102 ff.
cleft sentence 124
clipping 135
closed word class 30
combining form 136
comment clause 111
common noun 34
comparative adjective 50
comparative adverb 55
comparative clause 107
complement 84
complex sentence 10 , 101
compound sentence 9
compounding 130
conjunction 73
connector 116
coordinating conjunction 73
coordination 113 ff
countable noun 35 , 75

d
declarative sentence 25
definite article 75
demonstrative pronoun 63
dependent genitive 37
dependent possessive pronoun 60
determiner 80
direct object 16

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English: An Essential Grammar
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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 - The Elements of a Simple Sentence 9
  • Chapter 2 - Words and Word Classes 30
  • Chapter 3 - Phrases 78
  • Chapter 4 - Sentences and Clauses 101
  • Chapter 5 - Word Formation and Spelling 127
  • Appendix 150
  • Glossary of Terms 158
  • Further Reading 173
  • Index 174
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