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British or American English? : a handbook of word and grammar patterns / John Algeo. [print & electronic]

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in English languagePublication details: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, (c)2006.Description: 1 online resource (xii, 348 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511242069
  • 0511242069
  • 0511240910
  • 9780511240911
  • 0511240384
  • 9780511240386
  • 0511239491
  • 9780511239496
  • 0511247508
  • 9780511247507
  • 9780511607240
  • 0511607245
  • 9780521371377
  • 0521371376
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • PE1072.B758 2006
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Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; British and American as national varieties; Differences between British and American; The basis of this study; Sources of comparative statistics and citations; Conventions and organization of this study; 1 Verbs; 2 Determiners; 3 Nouns; 4 Pronouns; 5 Adjectives; 6 Adverbs; 7 Qualifiers; 8 Prepositions; 9 Conjunctions; 10 Interjections; 11 Complementation; 12 Mandative constructions; 13 Expanded predicates; 14 Concord; 15 Propredicates; 16 Tag questions; 17 Miscellaneous.
Summary: This is a clearly organized guide to the differences - and similarities - between the grammar of British and American speakers of English. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, and containing extensive quotations from real-life English on both sides of the Atlantic, it provides an accessible account of contemporary English in use.
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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; British and American as national varieties; Differences between British and American; The basis of this study; Sources of comparative statistics and citations; Conventions and organization of this study; 1 Verbs; 2 Determiners; 3 Nouns; 4 Pronouns; 5 Adjectives; 6 Adverbs; 7 Qualifiers; 8 Prepositions; 9 Conjunctions; 10 Interjections; 11 Complementation; 12 Mandative constructions; 13 Expanded predicates; 14 Concord; 15 Propredicates; 16 Tag questions; 17 Miscellaneous.

This is a clearly organized guide to the differences - and similarities - between the grammar of British and American speakers of English. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, and containing extensive quotations from real-life English on both sides of the Atlantic, it provides an accessible account of contemporary English in use.

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