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Author Bache, Carl, 1953-
Title Essentials of mastering English : a concise grammar / by Carl Bache.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2000.

Author Bache, Carl, 1953-
Series Stadt- und Regionalplanung
Stadt- und Regionalplanung.
Subject English language -- Grammar.
Author Bache, Carl, 1953-
Series Stadt- und Regionalplanung
Stadt- und Regionalplanung.
Subject English language -- Grammar.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 328 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-266) and indexes.
Contents Grammatical description: getting started -- Grammar: syntax, morphology and semantics -- The form and function distinction -- Sentence functions introduced -- Four form types -- Word classes -- Discontinuity -- Basic sentence structures -- More sentence functions and structures -- Summary of sentence functions and structures -- Sentence functions -- The predicator -- The subject -- The direct object -- The indirect object -- The subject complement -- The object complement -- Adverbials -- Predicates and predications -- Complex forms -- Groups -- Types of subordination in groups -- The preposition group -- The compound unit -- Types of coordination -- Coordinating conjunctions -- Clauses -- The functions of subclauses -- Markers of clausal subordination -- Embedding and recursiveness -- Clause types and utterance functions -- Major types of clause -- Communicative functions -- The forms of communicative functions -- Missing constituents, ellipsis and pro-forms -- The zero convention -- Types of ellipsis -- Pro-forms -- Vocatives, interjections and dislocation -- Constituent Order -- Functions of constituent order -- Inversion -- Subject-operator inversion -- Full inversion -- Constituent order in subclauses -- Position and order of adverbials -- Initial position -- Medial position -- Terminal position -- Positions in nonfinite clauses -- Factors governing the distribution of adverbials -- Relative position of adverbials -- Situations and participants -- Actionality: dynamic versus stative situations.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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Print version record.
Summary Essentials of Mastering English: A Concise Grammar is both an ideal companion for undergraduate students wishing to acquire a high level of grammatical proficiency and a readily accessible reference work for teachers of English at all levels. It provides an introduction to basic grammatical terms and to elementary syntactic description, enabling students to analyse sentences and utterances down to word level with a specification of both the form and the function of all constituents.
ISBN 9783110825985 (electronic bk.)
3110825988 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 857467639
Additional Format Print version: Bache, Carl, 1953- Essentials of mastering English 3110167220 (DLC) 99057777 (OCoLC)42810880

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