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The Frameworks of English (3rd Edition)

Introducing Language Structures

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How does language work? What are the different elements? How do they all fit together?
 
The Frameworks of English is a step-by-step guide through the various levels of language, describing the morphological, lexical,...

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How does language work? What are the different elements? How do they all fit together?   The Frameworks of English is a step-by-step guide through the various levels of language, describing the morphological, lexical, grammatical and phonological frameworks of contemporary English in a clear and logical way. Beginning with words as the building blocks of language, it investigates their internal structure and shows how words can be combined into larger and larger units, from phrases to sentences and beyond. The sound system of language is explored, covering the production of individual sounds as well as the features of syllable structure and connected speech. The third edition of this popular textbook:• features a new chapter on how to approach accent and dialect variation in English throughout the world• includes both spoken and written examples of electronically mediated language• offers updated suggestions for further reading and research

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Very student friendly and practical


Filled with exercises and helpful cross-referencing to aid learning and clarify technical terms?

Contains an expanded glossary of linguistic terminology to aid study

List of Tables
List of Figures
Acknowledgements and Sources
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction
PART II: LEXICAL FRAMEWORKS
2. Word Classes
3. Word Formation
PART III: GRAMMATICAL FRAMEWORKS
4. Inflections
5. Phrases
6. Clauses
7. Sentences
PART IV: DISCOURSE FRAMEWORKS
8. Beyond Sentences
PART V: PHONOLOGICAL FRAMEWORKS
9. Phonetics and Phonemes
10. Segmental Phonology
11. Suprasegmental Phonology
PART VI: BROADER PERSPECTIVES
12. Variation in English
13. Phonetic and Other Symbols
14. Answers to Exercises
Glossary
Index.

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Kim Ballard is a freelance teacher, trainer and writer.

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