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English grammar : a function-based introduction
Part 1 Introduction: grammar and communication whose grammar? grammar for communication theme and variation in syntactic description parsing - tree diagrams deep structure, surface structure andExpand
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Adverbial subordination : a typology and history of adverbial subordinators based on European languages
Based on morphological, syntactic and semantic analysis of the complete inventories of adverbial subordinators of some 50 European languages, this monograph presents an account of adverbialExpand
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Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English: Problems of Control and Interpretation
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Free adjuncts and absolutes typically function as adverbIAL clauses which are not overtly specified for any particular adverbial relation. Expand
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Global synopsis: Morphological and syntactic variation in english
Compared with the regional synopses, it is in this chapter that we shall adopt a truly bird’s-eye, or even satellite, view at morphosyntactic variation across the non-standard varieties in theExpand
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Cause - Condition - Concession - Contrast: Cognitive and Discourse Perspectives
In this collection of original and innovative papers, new light is thrown on the nature and the expression of the four probably most-researched coherence relations.
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Syntactic Variation in English: A Global Perspective
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Ghanaian English: phonology
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