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

By: Algeo, John [author]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 resourceISBN: 9780511242069; 0511242069; 0511240910; 9780511240911; 0511240384; 9780511240386; 0511239491; 9780511239496; 0511247508; 9780511247507; 9780511607240; 0511607245; 9780521371377; 0521371376Subject(s): English language -- Great Britain | English language -- United States | English language -- Grammar, Comparative | English language -- Grammar | English language -- Variation | Anglais (Langue) -- Grande-Bretagne | Anglais (Langue) -- Etats-Unis | Anglais (Langue) -- Grammaire comparee | Anglais (Langue) -- Grammaire | Anglais (Langue) -- VariationGenre/Form: Electronic books. LOC classification: PE1072.B758 2006Online resources: Copyright permission request form. | EBSCOhost COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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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.
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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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.

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.

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