Travels Through the English Sentence

Travels Through the English Sentence

Author: Chenliang Sheng

Publisher: University Press of Amer

ISBN: UOM:39015038139138

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

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This work contains a combination of writing and grammar designed to provide a thorough study of English syntax. The book assumes that readers are familiar with basic grammatical terms such as "noun," "subject," and "clause" and reviews terminology that may be less familiar, such as "gerund" and "object complement." The authors go on to discuss the idiomatic options and limits of English. Travels Through the English Sentence will provide a global learning experience through its use of sentence examples that illustrate the wisdom, wit, idiosyncrasies and peculiarities of different countries. The book is an effective teaching tool because it requires students to invent their own sentences using all the syntax patterns. Readers having trouble with certain terms will appreciate the book's index which allows for easy access to explanations. This pragmatic and detailed text will provide an enjoyable learning experience for those who want to learn the syntax and grammar of the English language. Written by a person who has himself learned English as a second language, Travels Through the English Sentence will appeal to students in intermediate and advanced ESL courses.
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