A Survey of Modern English

ISBN: 9780415049573
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 1992-11-17
Number of pages: 512
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DESCRIPTION

Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this authoritative guide is a comprehensive, scholarly and systematic review of modern English. In one volume the book presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender, and ethnic variations.
Covering new developments such as the impact of email on language and corpus-based grammars, this accessible text has been extensively rewritten and brings the survey of modern English right up to date. It also offers new examples and suggestions for further reading.

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